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Find the perfect candidate by advertising your role with BASES.

BASES advertises jobs studentships and internships. All vacancies are added to the BASES website, where our vacancies page receives over 15,000 visits per month.

To submit a vacancy  click here, or view our prices and packages below. 

Please note vacancies can only stay on the website for a maximum of 3 months.

Information for Employers looking to post job vacancies

Increasingly, employers look for BASES Accreditation (or working towards this), as a way of ensuring quality assurance of their practitioners.

BASES Accreditation and its value and or importance within the professions of Sport and Exercise Science:

BASES Accreditation is a marker of professional standards for Sport and Exercise Scientists working in sports’ performance, clinical or research domains. For employers, it provides confidence that their employees are deemed to have demonstrated the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to practice safely, effectively and independently as a sport and exercise scientist. To become BASES Accredited, individuals must explicitly demonstrate that they have the required level of underpinning scientific knowledge, fully understand the delivery context and are able to apply their knowledge and skills to make a positive performance impact in their working environment.

To read more about BASES Accreditation Please click here

Chartered Scientist and its value within the professions of Sport and Exercise Science:

Chartered Scientist represents a single chartered mark for all scientists, recognising high levels of professionalism and competence in science. BASES is a Licensed Member Body of the Science Council, enabling us to award Chartered Scientist status to members who meet the criteria. All BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientists are eligible to become Chartered Scientists, having demonstrated the required competencies through the BASES Accreditation application process.

To read more about Chartered Scientist please click here

The protected title of Sport and Exercise Psychologist:

The Health and Care Professions Council protects the public by regulating 15 health and care professions in the UK. Professions that are regulated have one or more designated titles that are protected by law, and professionals must be registered to use them. The titles of Practitioner Psychologist, and more specifically Sport and Exercise Psychologist are protected titles. Those who acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience required to be eligible to apply for registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Practitioner Psychologist and Sport and Exercise Psychologist have gone through a rigorous training pathway and be considered safe to work with the public in their role.

In advertising Sport and / or Exercise Psychology roles, we ask employers to request that candidates are either Health and Care Professions Council registered as a Sport and Exercise Psychologist or are on the training pathways to becoming such. This may be through any of the Health and Care Professions Council registered pathways, including the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route (SEPAR), the British Psychological Society (BPS) Qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology Stage 2, or any of the Professional Doctorate programmes that are accredited. Employers may also ask for British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Accreditation or British Psychological Society Chartership, but these should not be considered as sufficient and the gold standard to the exclusion of Health and Care Professions Council registration.

BASES SEPAR:

The purpose of the BASES SEPAR is to ensure that candidates who complete a period of supervised practice and engage in continuous professional development acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience required to be eligible to apply for registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist. Once registered with the HCPC, members are then able to use the protected title: Sport and Exercise Psychologist.

The overarching aim of the SEPAR is to ensure that practitioners can work autonomously and are industry ready in that they will be able to integrate effectively into a range of sport and/or exercise environments with a view to facilitate optimal involvement, performance, and/or enjoyment in sport and exercise as well as support the development of mental health and well-being in clients.

If students have completed SEPAR and are registered with the HCPC, employers, and the public, can be assured that students have undergone a rigorous qualification with professional development at its core.

To read more about SEPAR please click here

Clinical Exercise Physiologist

Suitably qualified individuals can now apply, via an equivalence process, to become registered and will be conferred the title of ‘Clinical Exercise Physiologist’ following scrutiny. Professional registration ensures Clinical Exercise Physiologists are appropriately trained, meet the standards of proficiency, have indemnity insurance, are committed to continued professional development and are deemed ‘fit to practice’.

Professional registration represents a step-change in the provision of exercise prescription in clinical populations. Those registered will be qualified specialists, practicing in the prescription and delivery of evidence-based exercise interventions as part of the prevention, treatment and long-term management of acute, sub-acute, chronic and complex conditions, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare and rehabilitation providers across sectors and settings. Clinical Exercise Physiologist services will aim to optimise physical function and health and promote long-term wellness through lifestyle modification and behaviour change.

For more information visit the Clinical Exercise Physiology - UK website see:

www.clinicalexercisephysiology.org.uk

We would strongly encourage organisations delivering Clinical Exercise Physiology services to request their staff apply for the title of ‘Clinical Exercise Physiologist’. We hope in the future this will be required as part of staff recruitment criteria.

Job advert rates

We have two packages you can choose from: All prices exclude VAT.

Gold

  • £299 for 1 job advertisement
  • £449 for 2 job advertisements
  • £549 for 3 job advertisements. £100 for each subsequent job.

Package includes:

  • Listing on the BASES website
  • Advertised in the BASES monthly e-newsletter (distributed to all BASES members)
  • Social media promotion via:
    • Twitter (32.2k followers)
    • Facebook (5.8k likes)
    • Instagram (2.3k followers)
    • LinkedIn (8k followers)

Silver

  • £249 for 1 job advertisement
  • £399 for 2 job advertisements
  • £499 for 3 job advertisements. £100 for each subsequent job

Package includes:

  • Listing on the BASES website
  • Social media promotion via:
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
    • Instagram

To submit a job advertisement click here.

Studentships

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Studentships are financial grants available for academic study; scholarships/bursaries – typically for MRes or MPhil/PhD positions. Normally they would include an £X stipend plus full-time Home/EU tuition fees and examination fee.

To submit a studentship click here. All adverts will be added to the BASES website and will be promoted via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. There is a £25 + VAT admin fee for each studentship or internship advertised.

If you submit a job vacancy, you will receive a link allowing you to list a studentship/internship vacancy free of charge.

Research assistantships and research fellowships (i.e., salaried posts) are not eligible for the BASES studentship pages. Such positions must be submitted as job vacancies. Taught Masters programmes are not eligible for the BASES studentship pages, but can be advertised on the BASES Course Finder.

Internships

Internships provide real world experience to those looking to explore or gain the relevant knowledge and skills required to enter into a particular career field. To submit an internship click here.

The BASES Position Stand on Graduate Internships provides good practice recommendations for the provision of quality graduate internships. Key is the concept of mutual benefit to the graduate and employer. A guide for establishing the employment status and rights of graduate interns, including remuneration is also provided. Graduate internships advertisers need to agree to the following statement: I agree that I have read The BASES Position Stand on Graduate Internships, and I confirm that this graduate internship complies with the advice given in this position stand.

Payment

Payment is accepted via credit card or invoice.

If paying by invoice please provide a purchase order number to the BASES office when submitting a job advert. Please note we do not offer agency commission.

If you would like any further information please email enquiries@bases.org.uk.

About BASES

BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

Contact us
  • Rooms G07 and G08 Fairfax Hall, Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus. Headingley, Leeds LS6 3QT
  • 0113 812 6164