Falls Prevention Activity Instructor – Ref EE03017

Walsall, West Midlands
G5 £9.97- £11.62 per hour
12 Jul 2017
26 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Walsall Leisure’s health and fitness team are responsible for developing and implementing projects and initiatives that help to increase activity levels to benefit the physical, social and mental health of Walsall people.

We provide a variety of specialised programmes for older adults, adults and young people. These programmes range from individual advice services and weight management, to specialised exercise sessions for people with specific medical conditions.

We currently deliver the community element of the Walsall Falls Pathway, working in partnership with Walsall Hospitals Trust, Public Health and Age UK. We deliver specialist postural stability seated and standing exercise programmes “Falls and Balance (FAB)”, as well as “FAB plus” programmes within community settings across Walsall.   

We are looking to recruit to the following post to support the delivery of this programme:

Falls Prevention Activity Instructor – Ref EE03017
Fixed Term Post (until 31 October 2018)
5 hrs per week
G5 £9.97- £11.62 per hour

This vacancy is open to existing Walsall Council Employees Only

If you are a fitness instructor, graduate, or just someone with an ability to support and help people there is a role that might suit you.

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. 

Walsall Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Completion of a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check may be a requirement of this post.

Walsall Council is committed to equality and diversity.

Closing date: Thursday 26 July 2017

Information for applicants
Applications are invited using our online application form only.  If you have a disability and require information on submitting an application in another format then please contact us via email: recruitment@walsall.gov.uk

All correspondence will be via email, therefore candidates should check their email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting an application.

This vacancy may be closed earlier than the published closing date should we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, it is strongly advised that candidates submit applications at the earliest opportunity.

Supporting documents
Job Description & Employee Specification