Clinical Falls Specialist


Main area
Occupational Therapy
30 hours per week
Job ref
L7F9 B1560 BwD Community Rehab Service (C)
£31,696 to £41,787 pa pr
08/03/2018 23:59

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent services. The Trust invests in its staff and seeks to provide them with opportunities for training and personal development.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people. The services provided include community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services including physiotherapy, podiatry and speech & language. The Trust specialises in inpatient and community mental health services. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites.

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Clinical Falls Specialist

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Blackburn with Darwen for a B7 clinical specialist (30 hrs per week) with a special interest in falls prevention and management. Applicants should have a relevant professional qualification and clinical experience working with older people at risk of falls. Within Blackburn with Darwen falls prevention is delivered within the Rapid assessment and Community Rehabilitation team. There is strong multidisciplinary and interagency working with linked roles to admission avoidance. The role requires continuous quality development of the service, strong clinical leadership and will be integral to supporting the Pennine Lancs STP

There will be a requirement to work over an extended 7 day rota period 8am to 8pm (pro rata) to support the work of the Rapid Assessment team

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Emma Elliott, telephone 01254 283449, email

If you have problems applying, contact

01772 773863