Sports Psychologist (Level 2)

Location
Stirling (County)
Salary
£36,900 per annum
Posted
25 Apr 2022
Closes
21 May 2022
Discipline
Sports
Level
Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Sports Psychologist (Level 2) 

Full-time, Permanent 

Salary: £36,900 per annum 

Based at sportscotland Institute of Sport, Stirling, FK9 5PH 

sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. Our vision is an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport. 

At the sportscotland institute of sport we provide high performance expertise to sport and athletes in Scotland to enable them to succeed on the world stage. We strive to create a high performance learning environment where innovation can thrive. 

We are looking for a Sports Psychologist who will deliver Sports Psychology services to a range of sports working towards Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 as well as summer and winter Olympic Games. 

You will have significant post-graduate experience designing, implementing and evaluating sports psychology support to performance athletes, coaches and sports governing bodies.

In this role, you will support the integration and provision of Sports Psychology with other service disciplines in a technical lead capacity, therefore an ability to work effectively both independently and with a varied network of coaching and multidisciplinary support staff is essential. 

To be considered for this role, you must have a PhD or master’s degree with major study in the Sports Psychology and accredited with BASES and BPS and registered with the HCPC.

This vacancy is full-time with the day-to-day workload focused within the Scottish performance system therefore delivery will be a blend of home working and travel throughout the institute network. A full driving licence is essential, as is the ability to travel independently between sportscotland sites. 

In return for the above, we offer employee benefits such as flexible working, generous holidays, Cycle2Work, fantastic discounts, a great pension scheme (19.3% employer contribution), support with your personal development and much more. 

Please apply online and attach your CV and covering letter detailing why you meet the requirements.

We are a Disability Confident employer. If you have any difficulties with your application because of a disability please contact hr.recruitment@sportscotland.org.uk and we will discuss how we can help you.

Closing date for completed applications: 8 May 2022

Interviews are anticipated to take place: 23 May 2022

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