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Dietitian - AFLW

- Exciting opportunity to work with our new Crows AFL Women’s Team
- Suitable for Accredited Practising Sports Dietitians or Provisional Sports Dietitians requiring accreditation
- Part time position from October to March

The Adelaide Football Club is one of eighteen teams participating in the AFL.  The Club has a proven track record of success both on and off the field.

With a clear focus on our vision of Bringing People Together to Achieve Great Things, we live and breathe our values of High Performance, Courage, Authenticity and Team First.

We currently have a great opportunity for a Dietitian to join our High-Performance team on a part-time, based at our club headquarters in West Lakes.

Reporting to the AFL Dietitian this position is responsible for the design and implementation of the nutrition program for the Crows women’s team.  The Dietitian - AFLW ensures the players develop sound knowledge in the role and implementation of nutrition to optimise performance and recovery. This will be achieved by delivering best evidence based practice that drive elite standards of physical performance. 

The role:

- Conduct individual player consultations including nutrition assessments, individualised meal/supplement plans, skinfolds review and body composition targets;
- Oversee training and game day nutrition practices to optimise preparation, game performance and recovery;
- Develop and review nutrition education materials in line with training program;
- Conduct educational presentations to the team;
- Conduct group cooking and practical nutrition skills workshops as required;
- Maintaining supplements program through appropriate record keeping and management of stock, complying with appropriate rules and regulations for supplements.

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and qualifications:                      

- Bachelors or Masters degree in Nutrition and Dietetics
- Accredited Practising Dietitian
- Accredited Practising Sports Dietitian (desired) / Provisional Practising Sports Dietitian
- Member Sports Dietitians Australia (SDA) (desired)
- ISAK level 1 accreditation or higher (highly desired)

Key Competencies include:

- Excellent Interpersonal Communication skills
- People Management and Leadership skills
- Strong Time Management skills
- Problem Solving skills
- Decision Making 

This role is suited to Accredited Practicing Dietitians who are either Accredited Practising Sports Dietitian or would like to become accredited and would be willing to undertake their accreditation hours with us.

If you think you have the required skills and abilities for this position, we encourage you to apply.  Please direct enquiries to Hayley Christiansen at hchristiansen@afc.com.au or phone (08) 8440 6641.