Do good. Be great.
Are you a chartered physiotherapist who wants to continue helping people but needs a better work/life balance? At Maximus, you dont need to compromise. Join our Centre for Health and Disability Assessments (CHDA) business as a Functional Assessor a trusted health provider role and work as part of a diverse team of physios, medical practitioners and healthcare professionals to help people move forward with their lives.
If you're a registered Physiotherapist, this is a unique opportunity for you to make a difference. You'll help change peoples' lives for the better, without comprising your own, and the best part is you can work Monday to Friday, 9-5 for three, four, our five days a week once you have completed training. This needs to be done in a full time basis to ensure you have everything you need before you start delivery assessments.
For the first time, we're launching a new and exciting all expenses paid for training progamme which will take place in the Wigan. For those that won't have Wigan as their base location going forward, all your travel expenses will be covered. Training will be delivered locally by two colleagues who practice in the Manchester area, which will promote consistency and provide better support for new starters.
Our experienced, clinical experts will support you to be successful in the role and learn new skills to help you develop and further your career. You'll be entitled to 5 days holiday over the 12 week training period. Working with the highest levels of proficiency, our colleagues will support you begin your career alongside your eight new colleagues who will share the training experience with you, to encourage a familiar, comfortable, collaborative environment.
Apply now to start on 7 September this year and join our highly skilled, professional and friendly team who are committed to helping people move forward with their lives.
What youll be doing
Day-to-day, youll carry out assessments to understand how a person's disability or health condition affects their daily life. Youll listen sensitively to their experiences, ask questions and use your insights to produce a factual report to help the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) determine their eligibility for benefits. Its important work that has a big impact on real lives, so well make sure you get the time to build a relationship with each customer you speak with.
Every assessment is different, and you will also work on complex cases for customers with neurological conditions. Itll be challenging at times, and its a target-focused environment, so well support you to manage your caseloads efficiently in order to deliver the best service.
A career without compromises
Our healthcare colleagues are the driving force of our business. Thats why, as part of our team, you wont be expected to work long days, do night shifts or take work home. Instead, youll work in a pattern that gives you a genuine work-life balance plus the flexibility to make long-term decisions about your future career.
On top of that, you can expect a wide range of benefits designed to help you achieve great things. That includes a supportive working environment, the opportunity to gain plenty of exposure as you develop your clinical knowledge and a competitive starting salary of 38,760. After 6 months, youll automatically take on the role of an extended practitioner and earn 40,800. Youll also get the chance to become an advanced practitioner at a later stage and earn 43,860.
Education and Experience Requirements
What we look for
Youll need to be an HCPC registered physiotherapist with recent post-registration experience. If youre also proactive, keen to learn and have excellent oral and written communication skills, youll make a great addition to the team. From working with a diverse range of customers to handling challenging situations, this role is a fantastic opportunity to develop your clinical knowledge while making a difference to peoples lives.
To do well, youll be comfortable working towards targets, open to give and receive feedback and have good IT knowledge. Previous experience of functional or disability assessment is a plus, but not essential well help you do your best work and complete functional assessments to the highest standards through a formal training programme.