Falls Responder

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by FESTIVAL HOUSING LTD

Malvern, Worcestershire United Kingdom
Public Sector & Government
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Falls Responder

Location: Worcestershire

22 hours per week, £10,838.00 and 16 hours per week, £ 7,882, (£18,227.00 FTE) plus an on call payment of £19.25 per 12 hour period

Closing date: Sunday 2nd December 2018

Can you help us deliver great things?

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the highly successful Falls Response Service which reduces both the number of non-emergency calls to ambulance crews and hospital admission rates. We are looking to appoint a Falls Responder to work within our team providing a falls response and prevention service to people in their own homes across WorcestershireResponding within our target response time of 30 minutes, you will respond in pairs to uninjured fallers who need assistance to get back to their feet. Using specialised lifting equipment, you will help fallers up and provide reassurance, follow up advice and information.

About You

A rota is in place with a guaranteed minimum of 22 hours per week, plus on call cover from home for which an additional payment is made. No qualifications are necessary, applicants must have empathy and patience along with the ability to undertake administrative duties. Ability to use a PC is desirable, although training will be provided. Applicants must have their own vehicle and be able to carry equipment necessary to fulfil the role. The successful candidates will be required to apply for an advanced level check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously CRB check)

About Us

Fortis Living is an ambitious, forward thinking social housing business with over 15,000 properties across the Midlands. Working with us is more than just a job. We value the contribution that our staff make to our business and offer lots of opportunities for you to get involved - from helping to design our policies and connecting with colleagues through to some fun community events and projects. If this sounds like the place for you then we'd love to hear from you.

Fortis Living are committed to building a healthy, vibrant and inclusive organisation that treats people with respect and creates opportunities for all.

Interested? Don't hesitate! Click "apply" now to download our application form

Reference: 599332809

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