The Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement (AW&E) Manager is responsible for leading and managing the implementation of Athletics Australia’s AW&E framework.
The purpose of the AW&E framework is to establish a structured and professional case management plan that improves an athletes’ ability to effectively navigate the critical transition points throughout and beyond their sporting career.
This role comprises provision of Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement case management support to AA’s High-Performance athletes and their personal coach in the areas of career, education, and mental health/wellbeing services. This includes the implementation and administration of protocols that assist in early identification and management of risk factors and behaviours that may impact on athlete wellbeing.
As part of AA’s broader strategy, the AA AW&E Manager will also be responsible for leveraging the tools and systems of the AA AW&E framework and the coordination of their application through AA’s Member Associations (MA’s) and system partners.
The AA AW&E Manager reports directly to the AA Head of High Performance Systems and is responsible for providing sound advice on all aspects of athlete wellbeing.