Role description

The racing industry’s nutrition team are looking for a performance nutritionist or sports  dietitian to support the health, performance, and weight management of professional jockeys.
The role is primarily one day per week at Jack Berry House, Malton, a physical preparation and injury rehabilitation centre run by the Injured Jockeys Fund. Here, you will work with the MDT to support the rehabilitation of injured jockeys as well as working with fit jockeys looking for sports-science and nutrition support.
The nutrition team also provides support to the 59 racecourses, conducting racecourse visits on an occasional basis, and provides nutrition education on jockey licensing courses. The successful applicant will be required to visit a number of racecourses per year, and/or conduct education seminars on licensing courses, in addition to their day at Jack Berry House. Therefore, being able to drive and having access to a vehicle is essential.
Experience of working with weight sensitive or weight-making sports is advantageous but not essential. We are looking for an excellent communicator and someone who is able to meet, build trust, and develop relationships with new people in a challenging sport.

Role details


Professional Jockeys Association (primarily)
Other industry bodies/organisations (occasional)


Malton, North Yorkshire
Occasional work nationwide

Contract type 



1 day per week (Malton, North Yorkshire)
Occasional additional work (Nationwide)


Good Day Rate



MSc Sport & Exercise Nutrition (or higher, or L7 equivalent)


Minimum 3 years working as a Performance Nutritionist / Sports Dietitian in professional sport

Training & skills

Dietary analysis & prescription
Resource development


Member of BDA/SENr register

Email CV and covering letter to
Closing time and date Midnight, 30th October 2022