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Athlete wellbeing and engagement coordinator

AUSCYCLING


We exist to unleash the unbound potential of every body.

Cycling is more than a sport - it’s a lifestyle.

Our DNA was forged from more than 130-years of history and an unwavering pursuit of excellence.

We believe in the joy and positive power of cycling. We believe that every time we jump on a bike, we’re choosing to make a difference – to our mind, body and country.

We know that riding a bike can transform us individually, connect us as a community, inspire us as a Nation and create a healthier Australia.

And it doesn’t matter what bike or where we ride it, as our strength is in our diversity.

We’re here to inspire and ensure that current and future generations experience both the simple joy of riding a bike and the opportunity to reach their full potential.

We exist because riding a bike matters to Australia.

Our commitment is to be a leader in the movement that unites Australia around a passion for cycling.

We are here to Unite, Empower, Inspire, Connect and Grow.

We are currently seeking to appoint an Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement staff member to work with our able and para-cycling athletes, as part of our Performance Health and Wellbeing Team.

Now is a sensational time to join AusCycling as we prepare ourselves and our teams for history making performances in the lead up to major international events.

We are open to remote/ hybrid working arrangements.

About the role:

The Athlete Wellbeing & Engagement Lead is responsible for facilitating the personal development of AusCycling athletes.

The role purpose is to provide athletes with a structured, professional plan to support their off-bike endeavours and help navigate the key transition points throughout their cycling career and beyond.

This includes but is not limited to;

  • Providing strategic support to AusCycling, surrounding personnel care, wellbeing and engagement initiatives

  • Inform, educate, and guide athletes on support options

  • Improve/support athlete ability to effectively navigate the critical transition points throughout and beyond their sporting careers.

  • Engage in open, honest conversation to best support the needs and concerns of an athlete.

  • Ensure that athletes are equipped with the skills to thrive in a high performing environment.

About you:

We are looking for a genuine person with the proven ability to impact an organisation positively. You will bring a passion for people and an ability to engage, inspire and drive a positive culture and experience.

Ideally you will have knowledge or experience gained from the sporting sector, education, health, social and community services, personal development, wellbeing, or related fields.

The following would be advantageous.

  • High emotional intelligence

  • A passion for inspiring people to prosper and build confidence

  • Experience developing and maintaining trust-based relationships

  • Experience managing competing stakeholder demands and needs

  • Demonstrated experience in working with and managing different personalities, teams, and experts

  • Contemporary knowledge of issues impacting mental health and wellbeing.

Next steps:

Click the ‘apply’ button, review the position description, follow the prompts, and submit your CV.

Applications will close at 11:59pm AEST on Monday 21st November 2022.

Building System Capability:

At AusCycling, we offer career opportunities for people who share our ambition and passion for high performance sport. From graduates to expert professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as we grow. We would love you to be part of our journey.

Apply today.

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