Sport Psychologist (Level 1)

Job Title: Sport Psychologist (Level 1)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stirling
Salary: £30,457 per annum
Job Published: October 05, 2021 16:08

Job Description

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 Sport Psychologist who will deliver Sport Psychology services to a range of sports working towards the Beijing Winter Olympics and Commonwealth Games in 2022 and beyond. 

You will have post-graduate experience providing sports psychology support to performance athletes, and significant experience in designing and implementing sports psychology interventions for athletes.

In this role, you will support the integration and provision of Sport Psychology with other service disciplines 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 (or working towards these).

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, childcare vouchers, fantastic discounts, a great pension scheme (19.3% employer contribution), support with your personal development and much more. 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter detailing why you meet the requirements for this vacancy to     

We are a Disability Confident employer. If you have any difficulties with your application because of a disability, please get in touch and we will discuss how we can help you 

Closing date for completed applications: 15 October 2021

Anticipated interview date: W/C 25 October 2021
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