English Institute of Sport - Interim Director of Medical Services

Hours of WorkPart Time
Salary & Benefits £114,840 - £139,446 p.a. pro rata
Closing Date04 Feb

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an Interim Director of Medical Services for 12 months, to co-lead the English Institute of Sport (EIS) Athlete Health service in support of partner organisations and UK High Performance System sports as part of the Mission 2025 strategy.   At the EIS we provide science, medicine, technology, and engineering services to over 40 sports that represent Great Britain at the Summer and Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.  Our mission is to deliver outstanding support that allows sports and athletes to excel. We put people at the heart of extraordinary performance.  


You will be responsible for the leadership of over 150 Sports and Exercise Medicine Physicians and Physiotherapists supporting sports to effectively plan and deliver athlete physical and mental health best practice, optimising availability for preparation and performance.


Your deep technical expertise in the field of Sports Science and Medicine will be a given. You will also be an experienced leader of large teams, and an exceptional relationship and stakeholder manager.


If this is you, take a look in more detail at our job description and come and join one of the world's leading sports institutes…



WHY WORK FOR US?! Take a look.... 


The EIS is a dynamic, growing and fast-moving organisation that will offer you a flexible, positive, stimulating and challenging work environment with real opportunities to make the best better. Working for the English Institute of Sport brings its rewards not only in its salary and benefits package, but also in the opportunities for learning and career development.


Our generous benefits package includes:


  • 29 days paid holiday per year (pro rata for part time roles) plus 8 bank holidays

  • Membership of EIS's Occupational Sick Pay Scheme from your first day of employment

  • Automatic entry into BUPA health cash back plan for day to day expenses like dentist, eye tests, physio, etc.  

  • Generous pension scheme

  • Discounts on Shopping, Entertainment, Travel and Lifestyle services through our Benefits portal


We are committed to creating an even more diverse and inclusive workforce that will bring different perspectives to our work. So that we can more closely reflect UK society, we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups including Black, Asian and people with other ethnically diverse backgrounds, those with a disability or long-term health condition and people returning to work after a career break.

We also understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance, so all of our roles are open to flexible working and, in many cases, remote-working too. We ask only that you work with us to find an arrangement that meets our sports and business needs and enables you to perform the role in full, in a way that works for both of us.

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