The EIS’s hugely successful 3 day immersive residential course, ‘Skills4Performance’, is returning in early 2017 and applications are now open.
Across 3 days, Skills4Performance will offer unique workshops and inspiring speakers that aim to give attendees a better understanding of what is required in high performance sport.
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Physiotherapist (working with British Rowing)
The successful applicant will provide and develop physiotherapy support services to World Class Programme athletes. There will be specific role to manage the development of the pathway (U23 and new seniors) into the senior squads whilst supporting the senior squads on a day to day basis. Working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary athlete support team, this position will underpin strategies to optimise athlete health and wellbeing to minimise time-loss and maximise performance in training and competition.
Director of Performance Innovation
The Director of Performance Innovation role is one of six newly defined senior team Directors reporting to the National Director. They will be a key member of the senior management team with collective accountability for leading and delivering the EIS vision to be the world leading high performance Institute. The Director will lead thePerformance Innovation team made up of both employees and contractors
Key relationships will include senior leaders within the EIS, NGB performance directors and head coaches as well as maintaining an extensive and evolving network of external contacts.
Director of Athlete Health
The core purpose of this role is to lead the delivery and acceleration of the local adoption of best practice athlete health strategies in sports to deliver a performance advantage. The aim is to maximise the availability and performance of athletes by reducing the risk of each sport’s prevalent injuries and illnesses. This needs to be delivered in the context of taking a holistic view of the athlete as a person and an uncompromising approach in the duty of care towards them as individuals. This role will work alongside the Director of Medical Services and UK Sport to support and educate people in and across the system in a performance context
Along with other members of the senior management team, a significant part of the role is about leadership of the EIS and the post holder will be expected to take shared accountability for setting the leadership tone and enabling a high performance and motivational culture across the organisation.
WHAT WE OFFER
Continuously developing the expertise and capabilities of our practitioners is critical to the ongoing success of the organisation and we place a great deal of emphasis on creating opportunities for EIS employees at all levels to extend their knowledge and expertise and, at the same time, acquire the skills required to have a successful career in high performance sport.
Continuously developing the expertise and capabilities of our practitioners is critical to the on-going success of the organisation and we place a great deal of emphasis on creating opportunities for EIS employees at all levels to extend their knowledge and expertise and, at the same time, acquire the skills required to have a successful career in high performance sport.
Although it is not routine practice for EIS to offer work experience opportunities, in occasional circumstances where there is a lull in the sports calendar or there is some availability of suitable support, EIS has been able to provide short work experience placements for PhD and MSc level students providing there is a clear link to their course of study.
All work experience is managed locally and any enquires should be made to the Operations Manager at your nearest EIS site.
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