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Vacancy | Academy Sports Scientist

29 November 2021

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Luton Town Football Club is seeking to appoint a Casual Academy Assistant Sports Scientist, to work within our academy.

The successful candidate will be committed and passionate in successfully
developing football players. Reporting to the Academy Lead Sport Scientist, the post-holder will:


• Assist in the development and implementation of the Academy’s Sports Science plan in line with the Club’s overall strategy for developing elite players.

• Support the Academy Lead Sport Scientist in delivering sport science services to the Professional Development squad.

• Assist and manage the provision of sport science support across the Academy (U9-18s).

• Implement sport science testing to track physical development across the season.

• Monitor growth and maturation of Academy players.


Luton Town does not require the assistance of recruitment agencies for this vacancy.


Job Title: Casual Academy Assistant Sports Scientist
Location: The Brache Training Ground, Luton
Contract: Casual Worker, Seasonal basis
Remuneration: Competitive and commensurate with skills and experience
How to Apply: To apply for this exciting opportunity, please review the job description and submit an application form to Emily Howes, Academy Administrator, at emily.howes@lutontown.co.uk. Applications will close at 5.00pm on Wednesday 8th December 2021.
Interview Dates: The shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview process, to take place during week commencing Monday 13th December 2021.


Please note that all applicants should have existing right to work in the UK. Due to recent immigration law changes related to Brexit, any EU nationals who are applying for work should already hold EU Settled or Pre-Settled Status and will be asked to provide evidence of this if they are successful.


Safeguarding statement 

The Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The Club has systems in place to ensure that the welfare of vulnerable groups is dealt with appropriately and sensitively.

Everyone working at the Club has a duty of care to safeguard the welfare of children and young people by creating an environment that protects them from harm.

Our standards of practice ensure all staff are fully aware and understand their responsibilities under safeguarding legislation and statutory guidance.

The Club ensures that all staff that have a direct responsibility for children, young people, or vulnerable adults, have been subject to the most stringent of recruitment practices which include DBS Checks and reference checks.

These staff are alert to signs of abuse or maltreatment and will refer concerns to the relevant Designated Safeguarding Officers using the agreed safeguarding procedures.


Equality statement


The individual must always, carry out their duties with due regard to the Clubs policies and procedures and in particular the Club’s Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Policy.

The individual must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation, or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.

The individual must contribute to encouraging equality and respecting diversity by embedding such values in the workplace and challenging inappropriate behaviour and processes.


Living Wage Foundation

Luton Town FC was the first professional football club in England to be fully accredited by the Real Living Wage Foundation (www.livingwage.org.uk).


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