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The English Institute of Sport

The EIS provides support services to British Olympic and Paralympic sports, enabling sports and athletes to realise their potential and achieve excellence.

The EIS is the largest single provider of world-class science, medicine, technology and engineering services within the sport sector to Olympic and Paralympic sports in the UK. We work with the World Class Programmes in those sports, as well as individual elite athletes through medal support plans.

Our organisational values are:
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence


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Our Values

The EIS values are: Innovation, Collaboration, Excellence.

We believe in living by our values, and we believe these values underpin all of our work.

We describe our values in the following way:


  • We are always a step ahead
  • A culture of questioning, exploration and new opportunities
  • Making it happen
  • Encourage the application of evidence-based projects and ideas


  • We are always focused on the common goal
  • Effective communication across the organisation and wider
  • Collective excellence -sharing knowledge, opinions, ideas, technology, experiences
  • Inclusive culture - everyone is respected and valued for their contribution


  • We believe in being the best we can
  • Pushing boundaries
  • Promoting and challenging global best practice
  • Developing ourselves
  • Reflecting and constantly improving
  • Continual personal and professional development

Diversity & Inclusion

At the EIS we know that it is through the strength of our differences - and sport's unique power to include and inspire - that we will enable the extraordinary. Our focus on promoting diversity, equality of opportunity and inclusion is reflected in all aspects of our work, both internal and external. We recruit and reward based solely on capability and performance - regardless of age, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, educational background, religion, physical ability or any other remarkable characteristic that makes us all who we are.

We value equality and diversity

The EIS is committed to promoting equality, eliminating discrimination, harassment and victimisation and promoting good relations.

The EIS is a Disability Confident Committed Employer

  • The EIS has recently been awarded a Disability Confident Committed certificate. As a Disability Confident Committed Employer, we have committed to:
  • Ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
  • Communicating and promoting vacancies
  • Offering an interview to disabled people
  • Anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required
  • Supporting any existing employee who acquires a disability or long-term health condition, enabling them to stay in work
  • At least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people

Achieving a healthy work-life balance

We pride ourselves in being able to offer our employees with a wide range of working arrangements that balance their commitments and help achieve a healthy work-life balance. This enables us to retain the very best talent in the world whilst delivering world class services to elite athletes.

At the EIS we recognise that one size doesn’t fit all and we are agile enough to accommodate employees changing personal and professional circumstances to enable them to be the best they can be.


Benefits at The English Institute of Sport

List of all the benefits that The English Institute of Sport are offering their employees. Benefits may vary depending on role, location and length of service.

  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Sabbatical & Career Break
  • Legal Support
  • Relocation
  • Family Crisis Support
  • Education Support
  • Bonus and Discount Schemes
  • Medical Support
  • Parental Benefits (inc. Adoption Support)
  • Remote Work
  • Professional Development

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