Registered Medical Practitioner - Functional Assessor - GP/General Practitioner

Maximus UK
Closing date
18 Aug 2021

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Do good. Be great.

Are you a GP 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 registered doctors, medical practitioners and healthcare professionals to help people move forward with their lives.
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Registered Healthcare Practitioner - exciting training cohort!

If you're a registered doctor, 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 might work on complex cases involving veterans or customers with neurological conditions, industrial injuries and respiratory diseases. 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. Our colleagues combine the highest levels of integrity with extensive clinical knowledge to offer the best service possible to our customers.

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, you can work either full-time or part-time in a pattern that gives you 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 competitive salary of 72,000, a supportive working environment and the opportunity to gain plenty of exposure as you develop your clinical knowledge. Youll help change lives, without having to compromise your own.

What we look for

Youll need to be a GMC registered doctor with broad post-registration experience. If youre 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

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