Job Opportunity – TASS and Army seek sport nutritionist for Army Elite Athlete Performance Centre

TASS and the Army are seeking a qualified and experienced sport nutritionist to provide maternity cover for a part-time role. The post holder will provide sport nutrition support to identified athletes within the Army Elite Athlete Performance Centre (AEAPC) based across multiple sites in the Aldershot area and remote. Delivering a high standard of assessment, intervention, and support, working collaboratively with other practitioners, and sport specific coaches, to form an integral part of a multidisciplinary team.

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per month

Location: Predominantly remote, with the option of face-to-face delivery in Aldershot area

Length of contract: Minimum 6 months, ideally starting November 2021

Renumeration: Dependent on experience

Key Responsibilities, Main Tasks and Activities

  1. Provide expertise and support for performance nutrition related subjects.
  2. Screen, assess and develop programmes/interventions to address performance nutrition challenges of athletes in the AEAPC.
  3. Write and maintain accurate patient case notes records.
  4. Educate athletes on how to prevent injuries, support recovery and improve general health and wellbeing.
  5. Establish strong working relationships with other members of the AEAPC multidisciplinary team.
  6. Work with the multidisciplinary team to exchange information and input into the development of the AEAPC, encouraging a holistic approach to athlete development.
  7. Adhere to the AEAPC policies and procedures.
  8. Be responsible and accountable in your delivery, complying with relevant regulations.

Essential Qualifications

  1. SENr (Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register) Practitioner registrant or Academic registrant.
    A BDA (British Dietetic Association) Associate or Full Member registered with HCPC, or BASES accreditation.

Other Desirable Qualifications

  1. Appropriate Safeguarding Qualification
  2. UKAD advisor / introduction to clean sport
  3. mental health first aid training
  4. Physical first aid training included Basic Life Support.

This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive.  It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in the light of the changing needs of the organisation.

How to apply

Please send a CV and a brief cover letter outlining why you feel you are a good ft to join the AEAPC multi-disciplinary team to by the end of 14 October 2021.

If you would like additional information about the role and the AEAPC please contact Rachel Bustin, AEAPC Coordinator,