Community Exercise Instructor (Saints Foundation)

Do you want to work with local people and build relationships with the community to make a real difference? This role involves leading the delivery of specialist Falls prevention classes and working with the Falls team.

Location: St Mary’s Stadium

Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri with flexible start and finish times.

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details

Saints Foundation is excited to be looking for a Community Exercise Instructor to help plan, implement and develop ‘Best in Class’ exercise classes for older adults as part of their Falls Prevention programme.

You will be motivating, supporting and reassuring patients in relation to physical activity and health, whilst being considerate of and understanding barriers to change.  You’ll undertake functional measurements and devise appropriate programmes of physical activity.  Ensure programmes are progressive and reflective of the needs of the clients in line with health and safety standards, while creating realistic goals for patients, monitoring and evaluating their progression.

This role also helps to support the Health project team to assess and interpret clinical information regarding referred patients whilst maintaining confidentiality and data protection.

Person Specification

Candidates should be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience of working with older people who have a variety of physical and medical conditions
  • Knowledge of the causes, consequences and management of falls in older adults
  • Knowledge of the effects of aging on body systems and importance of physical activity
  • Good organisation skills and time management skills

It is essential that candidates have:

  • CIMPSA recognised level 3 fitness qualification

How To Apply

To read the full advert and apply for this role, visit the Saints Foundation website.

The closing date for applications is Friday 14th October 2022.

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