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Job reference: 152210
Salary: Band 7 (£46,244 - £53,789)
Job closing date: 22/06/2023
Job Type: Allied Health Professions
Location: Falkirk Community Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 30
Job posted date: 08/06/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: AHP Rehab Services

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We are excited to be recruiting to a new Falls Prevention Lead post for the Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership. The post holder will support the development and embedding of clear pathways to support people who have fallen or are at risk of falls. They will work collaboratively across the partnership, and across Forth Valley, to provide a universal approach to training and education across all sectors to increase awareness of the risks of falls and how to stay well and active.

We welcome applications from Occupational Therapists or Physiotherapists who have experience in the following areas;

  • Developing community falls work
  • Service Improvement
  • Collaboration and engagement with others
  • Supporting self management within communities

We are looking for candidates who are dynamic, motivated and committed to improving services, supporting staff in evidence based practice and working collaboratively with others

The successful candidate will be HCPC registered and will be mobile across Forth Valley area.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

Please contact us if you would like to find out more about this post and the team that you would be part of

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NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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