Working within British Shooting’s Olympic World Class Programme (WCP) as a part of a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) of coaches and sport science staff the psychologist will deliver psychological provision within the sport. They will contribute to British Shooting’s vision of world leading people delivering world leading performances and cleary demonstrate our Beyond values.
Doing the basics exceptionally well: We expect our psychologists to take the time to build quality relationships within the sport and create bespoke development plans for each athlete in collaboration with the MDT. You’ll commit to consistent supervision and ensure your work is evidence based.
We are stronger together: You will be joining a team of 3 psychologists within British Shooting and of approximately 35 in the EIS. Connecting regularly and supporting each other’s well-being and development are key behavioural expectations. Working with and through our coaching team is essential.
We have a winning mindset: All work should be connected to the bigger picture and bespoke to our athlete’s needs to enable clear progression. You’ll have freedom to implement your ideas as long as you can articulate how they fit into the plan and why they are core components for performance. You’ll also have a clear desire to contribute to continually enhancing the WCP.
We are all leaders: We operate a camp-based programme and are a multi-discipline sport (Shotgun, Rifle and Pistol). You won’t be tied to one site or office and there will be assumed faith that you are self-starting. You will be expected to lead your work programme in the same way we are developing our athletes to lead theirs.
We invent the future: We aim to become the world-leading shooting nation. We will invest in your continuing development through the experiences we can offer and formal learning opportunities. You will be expected to lead on your personal and professional development plan and will be well supported to do so.
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