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Performance Nutritionist

Athlete Focused

Athlete Focused is a service provider that delivers holistic athletic development to individuals across a number of different sporting disciplines. Concentrated on creating world-class sportsmen and women, Athlete Focused centres its attention on four key pillars of performance.

10 Mar 2023
Part Time
Northern Ireland
Closing date
24 Mar 2023

Contract Type: Contractor (variable)
Renumeration: Dependent on project
Work Pattern

  • Evenings predominantly
  • Some weekend and morning work

Location: Predominantly remote with some face-to-face

About the Role

Athlete Focused is a respected performance company in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Our main objective is to provide every client with bespoke support, that will allow them to excel in the training room, the sports arena and on their school fields.

We do what we do, to make every person we work with a better person, athlete, student or coach. We care about holistic personal development, value honesty, and aim to provide the highest quality, professional support we can. Our services include strength and conditioning, sports science, psychology, nutrition, and physiotherapy. Our clients include large businesses, national governing bodies, professional teams, amateur clubs, universities and schools.

We are looking for an ambitious and driven individual to help us to grow. The successful individual will play a key role in developing our nutrition services, managing specific projects, nutrition education with existing clients and help the team to continually progress our current work.

This role is suitable for a nutritionist who is looking to supplement current work, is completing further study or wishes to combine other nutrition work with work in a sporting setting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with identified clients on a 1-to-1 basis to support their nutritional needs. This may take the form of weekly face to face consultations, remote advice via WhatsApp, online and/or phone calls.
  • Design and deliver small group workshops on relevant nutrition topics.
  • Design infographics highlighting good nutrition habits and practices for use with clients and/or social media.
  • Collaborate with Head Performance Nutritionist to design menus for specific projects.
  • Maintain up to date UKAD Advisor qualification.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of Athlete Focused including sport scientists, strength and conditioning coaches, physiotherapists, and psychologists.
  • Develop and maintain relationships and communication pathways with clients.
  • Contribute to applied research projects and continued professional development with the rest of the Athlete Focused team.
  • Any other reasonable activities requested.

Essential Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, Sport & Exercise Science, or related subject.
  • SENr Graduate or Practitioner Register listed.


  • Postgraduate degree in Sports Nutrition or related subject.
  • UKAD Educator qualified (or able to achieve within 3 months).
  • HCPC Registered Dietitian.
  • IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition.
  • BASES accredited or working towards via supervised experience pathway.


At least 3 years in the provision of nutrition support to athletic populations, preferably within a professional football club.

Personal Skills

  • Commitment to professional development.
  • Conscientious and committed to attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills in the written and spoken word.
  • Excellent information technology skills.
  • Critical thinking and analytical mind set.
  • Strong character able to operate within a high-pressure working environment and put forward their point of view.
  • Honesty and openness and an approachable demeanour.

How To Apply

Please click 'APPLY NOW' to send a cover letter and CV to Andy White before Friday 24th March 2023.

Additional Information

Part Time
Job Type
High Performance
Sports Science & Medicine
Health & Fitness
Pay Information
Dependent on project

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