Postural Stability Instructor

Braunstone Leisure Centre

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date: 29th August 2019

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Job purpose

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.

Provide clinical advice to clients, partners and other professionals.

Manage a casework of clients and monitor their progress to ensure it is managed effectively.

Develop excellent partnerships with local organisations and Healthcare professionals to promote the falls prevention service.

Requirements of the post include

Qualified Level 4 Postural Stability Instructor.

1st Aid Certificate or willing to train and gain the 1st Aid Certificate.

Knowledge of administrative procedures and data entry.

Experience of supporting individuals to change their behaviour and helping them to facilitate these changes.

Experience delivering exercise sessions within the community.

Experience and understanding specific health and wellbeing issues affecting elderly or vulnerable adults.

Subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Additional information

We have two positions available – 1 x full time, 37 hours per week and 1 x part time, 16 hours per week. Both include occasional Saturday and evening work when required.

Please specify which position you are applying for within your application.

Both positions are one-year fixed term opportunities.

The salary for this post is £21,589 - £23,836 per annum and £9,335 - £10,307 per annum for the part time post.

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

Post Number: LCC00595

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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