Postural Stability Instructor

Braunstone Health Social Care Centre

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date: 15th December 2019

Salary: £21589 - £23836

Total salary package*: £32502

Job Reference: LCC00595

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Your role

We are looking for someone to co-ordinate and deliver an evidenced based falls management exercise programme across Leicester City, working with older people who are at a risk of falls or need to improve mobility. The focus of these sessions will be to reduce risk of falls, increase confidence of attendees with everyday tasks and to improve their mobility and general wellbeing.


You will devise, coordinate and deliver a programme of falls prevention sessions, via group interventions in a variety of settings across the city, whilst providing clinical advice to clients, partners and other professionals.

You will manage a casework of clients and monitor their progress to ensure it is managed effectively, whilst developing excellent partnerships with local organisations and Healthcare professionals to promote the falls prevention service.

What you will need

You will need to be a Qualified Level 4 Postural Stability Instructor, with a 1st Aid Certificate, or willing to train and gain the 1st Aid Certificate, along with knowledge of administrative procedures and data entry.

You will be experienced in supporting individuals to change their behaviour and helping them to facilitate these changes and have experience of delivering exercise sessions within the community.

You will have experience and understanding of specific health and wellbeing issues affecting elderly or vulnerable adults.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Additional information

This is a full time one-year fixed term opportunity, with occasional Saturday and evening work when required. We will also consider requests for part time working and job share.    

For an informal discussion please contact Carla Broadbent via email: Carla.Broadbent@leicester.gov.uk / 0116 454 0597.

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.

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* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.

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