England Men’s Pathway and Disability Nutritionist

Job Description


An exciting opportunity has arisen to become England young lions & men’s disability nutritionist. The combined role will be responsible for developing and implementing nutrition strategies to optimise the performance & health of both squads. They will work closely with the team’s coaching, medical leads and support staff to educate players on the importance of nutrition to enhance overall performance and recovery.

The successful applicant will split their time between the young lions squad and the 4 disability teams (physical, learning, deaf and visually impaired). This impactful role will be responsible for the future of England men’s cricket, but also equally providing the same level of nutrition provision to the disability teams to become world leading.

This role includes a combination of remote working, as well as national and overseas travel.



The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from recreational to professional.

We believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social. It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.

The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.



  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.
  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.
  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.
  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.



  • Responsible for the education and development of nutrition & health of players, promoting a food first approach to optimise the performance and recovery of players.
  • Administer thorough assessments of players’ nutritional needs including analysis of dietary habits and body composition, to develop individualised strategies and programmes in line with ECB senior men standards and direction.
  • Provide regular updates to Head Coaches, Physiotherapists, Physical Performance Coaches and Support Staff regarding individual player progress.
  • Communicate effectively with players families/guardians to involve them in the nutritional planning process and compliance with recommendations.
  • Collaborate with both medical teams to support injury prevention and recovery through appropriate nutrition strategies and protocols, implementing rehab plans.
  • Assess the need for and recommend appropriate supplements to fill any nutritional gaps in the player’s daily intake, ensuring it complies with anti-doping regulations.
  • Planning and coordinating overseas tours, including effective communication with hotels, stadiums and catering teams around menu’s, daily schedules and timings, ensuring elite standards are followed.
  • Staying up to date with the latest research and developments in sports nutrition to enhance knowledge and further improve the quality of provision provided to players.


  • Postgraduate qualification in Sport and Exercise Nutrition (MSc, PG Cert, IoPN)
  • Registrant on the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr)- Graduate registrant minimum
  • ISAK Level 1
  • UKAD Introduction to Clean Sport Certificate
  • Level 2 DBS check
  • Minimum 2+ years experience of working with professional athletes within a professional pathway and/or senior sporting environment
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety Certificate
  • Full UK Driving Licence and ability to travel independently to various venues across the country

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