Sports Nutritionist

Hartpury University and College
Hartpury, Gloucester [Gloucestershire]
£12,953 - £12,953 Per Year, based on an FTE of £25,906 per annum
19 Jan 2023 15:52
12 Feb 2023 23:59
Further Education, Higher Education
Job Level
Worker / Practitioner
Sport / Physical Education
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
Land-based College, Specialist College, University
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Sports Nutritionist

Sports Nutritionist

£12,953 per annum, based on FTE of £25,906 per annum

18.75 hours per week



About Us

Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to more than 4,500 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University is rated top 10 in the UK for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023) and has 97% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas.  A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.

Hartpury is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves. We particularly welcome applicants that we are underrepresented in, including those from ethnically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQI+ communities, and those living with disabilities. As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion we offer a range of inclusive policies, flexible working arrangements and a multi-faith space to support staff from different backgrounds. To find out more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity, please click here.


About the Role

  • You will provide sports science and nutrition services to the Sports Academy programmes within Hartpury.
  • You will work as part of an inter-disciplinary support services team, and led by the head coaches for each sport, you will provide technical expertise to the development of elite athletes, supporting them to fulfill their potential.
  • You will have a passion to educate student athletes and staff so they understand the principles of food and hydration in relation to fueling an elite athlete.


About You

  • You will have a proven track record in nutrition support and developing individuals in a sporting environment.
  • You will hold an undergraduate degree and a relevant nutrition qualification.
  • You will have experience of working with performance athletes.
  • You will have (or be aiming towards) UKAD Advisor status.
  • You will be (or aiming to be) SENr Accredited (Graduate or Full Accreditation).
  • You will be (or aiming to be) ISAK Level 1 accredited.


What we Offer

  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays rising to 30 days with length of service (pro rata)
  • Wellbeing support including our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Generous pension scheme (LGPS)
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Flexible working opportunities available
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 


Visit our website to see full details and to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 



Please click here to view the Job Description and Person Specification.  


The closing date for receipt of applications is the 12th February 2023

Interviews will be held the week commencing 20th February 2023


We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the specified closing date should we receive sufficient applications or in order to respond to business needs. In order to avoid missing an opportunity to apply please submit your application as early as possible.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.