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AFLW Dietitian – Port Adelaide Football Club

Port Adelaide Football Club

Adelaide SA
Closes 19 April 2024

Description

Who are we?

We are Port Adelaide. 

As a sporting social club for the young men and women of the district, Port Adelaide has grown to be one of the nation’s most successful professional sporting organisations. Its connection to ‘the Port’ and the people it represents for over 150 years remains true to its purpose and identity. 

Our record of success is unparalleled – 4 Champions of Australia titles, 36 SANFL Premierships, 1 AFL Premiership 

Today we compete in the elite Australian Football League (AFL) and the local South Australian National Football League (SANFL) as a foundation club of the local league and, the AFL Women’s (AFLW) competition.

Port Adelaide is the only community football club from outside of Victoria to earn entry in its own right to the national competition. Port Adelaide lives to the charter to compete and win in the biggest competition in the land, representing its community with pride and passion. 

We are proud, immensely proud of all that has been achieved since 1870, and as always, bold in every plan for the future. 

We exist to win Premierships. 

What do we have on offer?

The AFLW Dietitian will be responsible for the design and implementation of nutrition support to enhance performance for the PAFC AFLW Squad. 

The successful candidate will be an accredited sports dietitian with experience working with athletic populations, the ability to work across a seven (7) day roster and the ability to travel interstate (as required).

What you will be responsible for:

  • Nutrition assessment and development of meal plans to optimise player performance, recovery and general wellbeing.
  • Player one on one assessments and education.
  • Maintain individual player records relating to any nutrition interventions.
  • Arrangement of post-game catering for home and away games.
  • Deliver presentations, workshops, and cooking sessions on relevant topics during preseason and in season.
  • Coordination of meals with chefs, hotel staff and caterers.
  • Monitor player supplements to ensure compliance with AFL and Club policy.

What the successful candidate will have:

Key Competencies (skills and knowledge)

Mandatory 

  • Accredited Sports Dietitian.
  • Sport Integrity Australia Anti-Doping fundamentals course and Sport Integrity Australia Annual update.
  • Experience working with athletic populations.
  • The ability to work across a seven (7) day roster (with varied training times and game times).
  • The ability to work in a team or independently.
  • Up to date with latest nutritional trends and high-performance research.
  • Ability to travel interstate (as required).

Highly Desirable 

  • ISAK Accreditation.
  • Experience working in an elite athlete environment.
  • Experience working with female athletes in a high-performance program.

This is a fixed term appointment for the AFLW season (approx. 6 months) with a prorated salary. 

To apply for this position, please submit an application and a cover letter addressing the above requirements and questions stated below.

  1. How many years’ experience do you have as an accredited sports dietitian?
  2. How many years’ experience do you have working with athletic populations or in an elite athlete environment?

Applications for this position will close on Friday 19 April 2024 at 5.00pm.

For any enquiries about this role, please contact Stuart Graham via email on sgraham@pafc.com.au

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