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Vacancy: Sports Science Intern

5 December 2016

The club is offering an exciting opportunity for a Sports Science Intern to work alongside our sports science and medical department for the remainder of the 2016-17 season.

POSITION: Sports Science Intern
DEPARTMENT: Sports Science & Medicine
RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of fitness & rehabilitation


• To assist the sports science & medical department with performance related testing, interventions / activities & analysis 

• To assist with the day-to-day running of the sports science & medical department 


• To assist in the delivery and monitoring of performance testing measures (including; body fat testing, body mass measurements & specific performance related tests) 

• To assist with pre & post performance injury prevention and recovery methods (including; hydrotherapy, ice baths, warm ups & cool downs) 

• To supervise and carry out individual and group exercise programmes devised by the sports science and medical team 

• To attend and actively participate in departmental training sessions 

• To participate in morning and afternoon handover sessions with the Sports Science & Medicine Team & inform staff of any issues which may have arisen throughout the day 

• To communicate with the sports science and medical team of progress of set activities

• To provide assistance with performance and fitness related data input and analysis 

• To assist the Sports Science & Medicine Team with match day preparations 

• To inform senior staff immediately should an injury, incident or emergency occur 

• To supervise & assist with the delivery of daily nutritional / dietary plans and requirements 

• To maintain accurate & up to date documentation of sessions in line with departmental guidelines 

• To assist in maintaining a safe working environment 

• To act in a professional responsible manner at all times 

• To undertake such other tasks commensurate with the post of a Sports Science Intern 


• Exceptional communication skills 

• Professional, reliable and flexible approach to work 

• Keen interest in sports performance & fitness 

• The ability to encourage & motivate players with individual exercise programmes 

• An enthusiastic attitude 

• Good health, stamina and well being 

• The ability to work well in a team and on your own 

This list is not regarded as exclusive or exhaustive as there may be other duties and requirements associated with the post which you may be called upon to perform. This job description does not constitute a contract of employment and may be amended occasionally to take account of the changing needs of the football club. 

Please a CV and covering letter detailing your interest and availability to; 

Mr Lee Taylor
Head of fitness & rehabilitation
Mansfield Town Football Club 
One Call Stadium
NG18 5DA

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