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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Skills for Performance
Do you want to develop the skills for a career in high performance sport? Do you want to see what it is like to be part of the team behind the team? Have you got what it takes to be a high-performing practitioner in elite sport? If so, please submit an application for Skills 4 … Continued
Performance Lifestyle Advisor
This role will provide the delivery and development of Performance Lifestyle support for World Class Programme athletes, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to create a world class high performance training environment. The role will involve working with Para-Swimming (0.6 FTE) and Para Cycling (0.2 FTE). The role is likely to increase to a full-time position in the near future.
Senior Performance Pathway Scientist (Paralympic Athlete Transitions Manager)
With a focus on the Paralympic ‘World Class Athlete Pipeline’ work-stream, the PPT Paralympic Athlete Transition Manager will assume responsibility for leading and driving the team’s Paralympic athlete recruitment, confirmation and transition programme, ensuring newly identified athletes are best prepared for the demands of World Class Programmes.
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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