Tuesday, July 16, 2024

ECB: England Women U19 S&C (Consultants and Secondments considered) (Deadline – July 21)

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Link to Apply: https://app.beapplied.com/apply/bgfmqsuaxu

Closing: 5:00pm, 21st Jul 2024 BST

PURPOSE

An exciting opportunity to become an England Women S&C Consultant for our U19 squad as they prepare for the 2025 World Cup. The role will maximise player physical preparation and availability in combination with the England Women SS&M team and Regional S&M teams across the preparation and performance phases for an England Women U19 squad.

The England Women U19 overseas tour will provide opportunities in an inspirational development environment with competitive exposure at International level for players deemed with the highest potential to play for England Women in the future, as well as players highlighting key potential to further their career within the domestic game.

The England Women U19 S&C Coach will lead the physical development programme, ensuring the preparation and performance phase of the programme are delivered to the highest of standards. They will provide regular connections to the Regional teams that the players are associated with.

The role will require availability for weekend camps in preparation for the U19 World Cup in January 2025. Camp dates will be discussed at interview.

WHO WE ARE

The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social.  It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.

The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.

OUR VALUES

  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.
  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.
  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.
  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.

YOU’LL LOVE THIS JOB IF

You have a passion for delivering high quality Strength & Conditioning support and enjoy working within a multidisciplinary team.

YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Design in collaboration with the National Lead and regional SS&M staff, and lead the delivery of an outstanding physical development programme for the players perceived to have the highest potential to be England Women cricketers of the future.
  • Complete physical profiling of England Women U19 players in collaboration with ECB staff
  • Complete regular monitoring of players using Insight 360 and feedback to SS&M and coaching staff to maximise player development through the preparation phase. In addition to maximising player availability along with the medical team.
  • Provide coaching direction and support, both directly and in partnership with Regional teams, to the identified players selected into the England Women U19 tour programme, inclusive of coaching players within residential training camps and on tour.
  • Collaborate and contribute to short and medium-term Player Development Plans for identified players with the Regional teams.
  • Monitor the impact and effectiveness of the England Women U19 programme and submit regular reports to the National Lead for Physical Preparation.
  • Contribute to a robust review process of the England Women U19 programme following the completion of the series.

YOU’LL HAVE

  • Experience of programme design (both individual and team), implantation, management and evaluation for high potential female athletes.
  • Demonstratable experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams in high performance sport.
  • Excellent knowledge of Women’s cricket.
  • Experience of working within Women’s Regional cricket.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills  with exceptional standards of professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • UKSCA Accreditation.
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Safeguarding Children certification – a DBS disclosure is an impartial and confidential document that details and individuals criminal record and where appropriate gives details of those who are barred from working with children.
  • Understand the important of safeguarding and be able to demonstrate awareness of how to apply best practice principles in a performance pathway environment.
  • High levels of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Honesty, tact and strong will to succeed.
  • Excellent IT skills with competent ability using Microsoft Office programmes.
  • Full UK driving license and ability to travel independently.
  • A valid first aid certificate.

YOU’LL RECEIVE

  • £175 day rate
  • Reasonable travel expenses
  • Other perks & benefits do not apply

Interviews are scheduled for WB 22nd July via MS Teams.

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