Location England
Job type Permanent
Salary £38760 - £45390 per annum + excellent benefits package
Reference 17900
Date posted November 11, 2019
Duration Permanent
Here at Maxxima, we are looking for registered Physiotherapists interested in working as Functional Assessors for the Centre of Health & Disability Assessments. These are permanent positions available across nationwide health centres.

PURPOSE OF POST
To conduct medical assessments and examinations and produce concise reports for Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) as part of a successful integrated team

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
*To undertake a combination of file-work and face-to-face assessments of customers in relation to a variety of benefits and provide a report to DWP. File-work involves reviewing medical evidence in a written or electronic format to determine the suitability of a face-to-face assessment. Such assessments focus on how a disability affects a customer's day to day life in performing work related activities. These assessments may be recorded.
*To use IT software programmes to support clinical decision making when undertaking file-work and examinations.
*To provide comprehensive reports to enable decision makers at DWP to make informed decisions regarding benefit claims.
*Ensure that professional practice standards and "best practice" are maintained in all areas of work
*To deliver productivity and quality standards agreed between CHDA and DWP and to respond positively to feedback
*To undertake recorded assessments where required.
*To work unsupervised and use own initiative however know limitations and ask for support where necessary.
*To analyse and interpret clinical information and medical evidence and provide a report in a professional and concise manner.
*Work well as part of a multidisciplinary team and build positive working relationships with both medical colleagues and administrative support staff.
*Apply professional skills and manage own professional competence and accountability, in accordance with the HCPC Code of Conduct.

If you are interested in this role or if you would like to know about our other vacancies, please contact me ASAP.

Maxxima benefits:

*Dedicated and experienced consultants
*Excellent and highly competitive rates of pay
*Exclusive opportunities you won't find anywhere else
*Dedicated payroll consultant to ensure prompt payment
*Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques
*Practical assistance with professional body registration
*A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments
*Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks
*The security of working with a CCS supplier, established since 2001
Apply via clicking the button or contact us for more information about the role.

Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

Recommend a colleague:

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.

The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £1,500. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The post qualification experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.