Physio Assessor - £1000 starting bonus - Balham

Recruiter
Pure Healthcare Staffing Ltd
Location
Balham
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Role: Physiotherapist
Salary: £44,500 + Benefits
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Balham
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm


In the UK, we carry out Work Capability Assessments for the Health Assessment Advisory Service. We do this on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).


These assessments are designed to develop understanding of the specific impact an individual's long-term illness or disability has on their ability to work. They are an integral part of the process for claiming for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)



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 the 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 personal 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 clinical colleagues and administrative support staff.
Apply professional skills and manage own professional competence and accountability, in accordance with the HCPC Code of Conduct.


To apply for this role please call Sam Howard on 01604 928069 or email showard@purehcs.co.uk

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