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Cricket Victoria: Sports Performance Dietitian (Deadline – June 6)

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Posted: 23 May 2024
Link to Apply: https://cricket.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/7/home/requisition/1675?c=cricket

The Role

We are currently seeking to appoint a part time (0.6FTE) Sports Performance Dietitian to manage and lead Victoria’s Sports Nutrition Program for the Women’s and Men’s programs, whilst ensuring alignment with Cricket Victoria’s objectives and in accordance with the Australian Cricket SSSM Principles and best practice.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and manage individualised performance nutrition and body composition plans for all contracted male and female players.
  • Consult with players promptly and provide a “Return to Play” nutrition plan where players have sustained an injury that impacts on training status.
  • Hydration:
    –    Develop individual and team hydration plans for trainings and matches.
    –    Ensure each team is adhering to best practice hydration monitoring practices around training sessions and matches.
    –    Ensure feedback from hydration data collected in matches and training is provided in a timely manner to players to assist with necessary changes to hydration strategies.
  • Development and implementation of performance nutrition systems within existing State Association training and match day facilities (i.e. recovery stations (fixed and portable), hydration stations etc.) to ensure player access to appropriate nutrient support and hydration options pre, during and post sessions.
  • Development and provision of catering guidelines to grounds, and hotels (where required), prior to home and away matches and liaising with catering staff to ensure appropriate items are provided.
  • Attend regular SSSM, case management and performance meetings within the State Association
  • Liaise with the following stakeholders in anti-doping matters: State Medical Officer, Cricket Australia Medical Officer, Cricket Australia Anti-Doping Medical Officer, Cricket Australia SSSM Manager, Cricket Australia Lead Sports Performance Dietitian, Cricket Australia Head of Integrity, and other treating practitioners (including physiotherapists, general practitioners, consultants and overseas practitioners as applicable).

About You

The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years working with elite athletes or teams in a high performance environment. They will have a strong ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with a diverse group of players and coaches, as well as within a multidisciplinary SSSM team. Ultimately the successful candidate will demonstrate a genuine passion to deliver a world class, evidence-based sports nutrition program to both our female and male athletes to aid performance and minimise injury.

To be considered, you will meet the below criteria:

  • Tertiary qualification in Bachelor of Human Nutrition (or similar discipline)
  • Accredited Practicing Dietitian status with Dietitians Association of Australia
  • Accredited Member of Sports Dietitians Australia
  • A minimum of 3 years working as a Sports Dietitian with elite and development athletes within a High-Performance Program
  • Current Victorian Employee Working with Children Check

The Benefits

We’re one big collaborative team and we encourage a good work life balance through flexible working. We have a hybrid model of working arrangements with the flexibility for our People to work from our home, the CitiPower Centre, as well as from their home.

Our People benefits include tickets to sporting events (yes, including the cricket), onsite gym access, salary packaging, corporate health insurance, corporate partner discounts, flexible working arrangements, additional week of leave, paid parental leave, professional development opportunities and more!

About Us

Based at the state of the art CitiPower Centre in St Kilda, Cricket Victoria (CV) is one of Victoria’s leading sporting organisations and is the governing body for the game of cricket in Victoria. From grassroots cricket to the elite teams – the Victorian Men’s and Women’s Cricket Teams, Melbourne Renegades and Melbourne Stars – Cricket Victoria nurtures and promotes the development and success of the sport for all Victorians.

If you have the credentials, demonstrated experience and qualifications for this role please apply by clicking on the “Apply Now” button and ensure you include a cover letter and resume.

Applications close Thursday 6 June 2024 at 11.59pm

At Cricket Victoria, we embrace diversity in gender, age, ethnicity, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We are committed to providing a safe environment for children across Australian Cricket and we also offer a flexible work environment for all employees.

We measure ourselves on our ideals – “Leading the Game”; our shared ideals have the power to create positive change and deliver excellence for our customers, colleagues, and communities. Our people value integrity, connection, accountability, respect and excellence.

We require all applicants to undergo background checks and screening prior to or during any appointment. Australian Cricket’s Commitment Statement to Safeguarding Children and Young People can be found at www.cricketaustralia.com.au/safeguarding

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