Academy Sports Performance Psychologist

  • Newcastle United FC
  • Newcastle, UK
  • 23 Nov, 2021
Full time Academy Medical Sports Science Youth

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated, passionate, and skilled individual to join our Category 1 Academy as Sports Performance Psychologist. Working collaboratively with our progressive multi-disciplinary team, you’ll develop and implement a Sports Psychology programme for coaches and players across all ages to support performance excellence in an elite high-performance environment, in line with EPPP requirements. 

Reporting to our Academy Manager, you’ll focus on the psychological preparation and development of players through the pathway to optimise their performance.

Qualified in sports psychology you’ll need to be HCPC registered and have British Psychological Society Accreditation at Stage 2 or be BASES accredited in Sport Psychology, or have an ability to attain in an agreed timeframe

With experience of delivering sports psychology support to athletes, it’s essential that you have the high levels of energy and resilience that our sport demands and the flexibility to deliver in a changing environment. 

With a salary range of £30-35k, dependent on experience, an employee bonus scheme and a great CPD offer, this is a fantastic and immediately available opportunity to join our Newcastle United family.

The closing date for this role is 30 November.  Assessment and selection for shortlisted candidates is currently planned for w/c 6 December; suitable candidates may be interviewed earlier.