Falls Prevention Lead

  • Redhill
  • Surrey And Sussex Healthcare Nhs Trust
Job summary We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated clinician to lead the Trust approach to falls prevention. The successful applicant will be working closely with the multi-disciplinary team to ensure a holistic assessment is completed for the individual to help minimise the risk of falls and increase independence. The post requires excellent assessment skills together with a history of effective multi-disciplinary team working as you will be supporting teams to minimise risks of harm and support teams to learn 'in action' whilst caring for patients in a variety of inpatient settings. The successful candidate will be required to deliver training to our workforce and work alongside the key roles Deconditioning Lead and Care of the Elderly Consultant and the Clinical Falls Lead. Main duties of the job For further information, please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities. About us We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill; a community of over 535,000 people. We provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. In 2019 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated our services as 'Outstanding' and we are one of the best performing Trusts in England:o Winners of Health Service Journal Acute Trust of the year award National Patient Safety Awards winner and strive to be a beacon for safety in all that we We are rated the sixth highest trust in the South East and in the top 25% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment. Job description Job responsibilities Once you understand the requirements outlined in the advert, please ensure your application clearly reflects where you match them including any examples you would like to highlight. Person Specification Criteria Essential Evidence of a good standard of written English appropriate to the role A complete and accurate application Suitability for role evidenced in supporting statement Evidence of essential experience for role Meet the essential education/qualifications required for the role Hold the necessary mandatory professional/clinical registration Evidence of the Trust values and behaviours Evidence of any other essential criteria outlined in the person specification