Falls Prevention Health Trainer

To provide a key role as a specialist Falls Prevention Health Trainer within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Healthy You Lifestyle service to contribute to a reduction in falls and fall-related injuries within Peterborough. This post will:

  • In line with NICE guidance and the local community level falls prevention pathway, be responsible and accountable for the delivery of high quality, evidence-based multifactorial falls risk assessments and interventions for adults 65+ at risk of falling or who report a fall
  • Deliver group-based strength and balance classes (Falls Management Exercise (FaME) to contribute to a reduction in falls and falls-related injuries
  • To play an active preventative role across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough by spreading the message of the importance of strength and balance exercises and other evidence-based falls prevention activities.
  • Play a proactive role in supporting the wider Cambridgeshire and Peterborough team if and when needed.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be familiar with working with older individuals and managing fall risk factors
  • Creative and pro-active with strong planning, time management, empathy, and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experienced in delivering falls prevention activity in groups and through 1:1 exercise advice.
  • Flexible with a full UK licence and access to a car for work
  • Experience in building strong links and relationships with a diverse range of groups, organisations, and agencies.

Is this role for you?

If you are and would like to be part of an innovative and ambitious team, we would very much like to hear from you.

You should have an outstanding record, excellent communication skills, and a focus on detail and quality.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Closing date: July 5, 2023 12:00 am
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