Sports Psychologist (Level 2)

Sport Psychologist (Level 2)
Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £41,473 per annum
Based at sportscotland Institute of Sport, Stirling, FK9 5PH 


sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. Our vision is an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport. 

At the sportscotland institute of sport we provide high performance expertise to sport and athletes in Scotland to enable them to succeed on the world stage. We strive to create a high performance learning environment where innovation can thrive. 

We are looking for a Sport Psychologist who will deliver Sport Psychology services to a range of sports. 

You will have significant post-graduate experience designing, implementing and evaluating sports psychology support to performance athletes, coaches and sports governing bodies.

In this role, you will support the integration and provision of Sport Psychology with other service disciplines in a technical lead capacity, therefore an ability to work effectively both independently and with a varied network of coaching and multidisciplinary support staff is essential. 

To be considered for this role, you must have a PhD or master’s degree with major study in the Sports Psychology and accredited with BASES and BPS and registered with the HCPC.

This vacancy is full-time with the day-to-day workload focused within the Scottish performance system therefore delivery will be a blend of home working and travel throughout the institute network. A full driving licence is essential, as is the ability to travel independently between sportscotland sites.


Job Description 


In return for the above, we offer employee benefits such as flexible working, generous holidays, Cycle2Work, fantastic discounts, a great pension scheme (19.3% employer contribution), support with your personal development and much more. 

Please apply online and attach your CV and covering letter detailing why you meet the requirements.

We are a Disability Confident employer. If you have any difficulties with your application because of a disability please contact and we will discuss how we can help you.


Closing date for completed applications: 09 February 2024


Interviews are anticipated to take place: 12 March 2024


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Date published: 12 January 2024
Date updated: 25 January 2024


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