Casual Falls Prevention Activity Instructor Ref No:- EE22218

Walsall Borough
G5 £10.17 per hour
28 Aug 2018
19 Oct 2018
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Casual Falls Prevention Activity Instructors (4 x posts)- ref EE22218
G5 £10.17 per hour

Sport & Leisure Services Health and Fitness Team have vacancies for 4 x Falls Prevention activity instructors to join our existing Falls Prevention service.

The post holders will be required to help develop the community element of the Falls Pathway along with delivering high quality Falls Prevention exercise classes across Walsall to a range of older people with different health conditions. The sessions will improve their confidence and independence, as well as reduce the risk of falling, by using exercises that work on their balance, strength, stamina, posture, mobility and co-ordination.

The role will involve increasing participation through on-going out-reach and promotional work identifying and improving access to those who are low to medium risk fallers.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisation, motivation and communication skills as well as the ability to work confidently with older people and older people’s services within community environments.

You will have experience of delivering exercise sessions to older people as well as an up to date Postural Stability Instructors Qualification or equivalent and will uphold all Health and Safety requirements.

Please note: The casual Falls Prevention Activity Instructor positions are non- contractual positions and work will be allocated on an as and when needed basis to cover annual leave, sick leave and holidays. Therefore, hours are not guaranteed.

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people.

Closing date for applications: 17 October 2018

Please note that the closing date has been amended from that originally advertised.

For this role the successful candidates must undergo a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.  BPSS is the minimum standard to ensure the identity and integrity of an employee who has access to official information using secure networks linking central government and local authorities.  A BPSS check involves four main elements; Identity Check, National and Immigration Status, Employment History (last 3 years) and Verification of Criminal Record (unspent convictions only).


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