Physiotherapist Functional Assessor

Physiotherapist Disability Assessor clinic based Monday - Friday 0830-1700 full or part time available

Do you want to take your physiotherapy career in another direction? Are you seeking a role where your attention to detail, compassion and empathy are matched with a work life balance, education and opportunities to develop into the medico legal profession? Or perhaps you would like to transition your career into Occupational/ Vocational review.

Our client is seeking Physiotherapists to join their organisation. As a physiotherapy led organisation, you will have the opportunity to blend your career as an assessor AND as an MSK physiotherapist.

Day to Day

You will assess up to a maximum of six customers per day, taking your clinical observations and questioning and creating a written report which you will pass on to the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) who will make a decision on support for the customer, your report will only form part of that decision. You will assess a wide range of benefits beginning with Employment and Support Allowance and developing into specialist occupational benefits managed by DWP.

Training

Customers will have multiple clinical issues; you will be given industry-leading training provided by my client's amazing clinical tutors. The course will provide you will the skills to support customers and transfer your current physiotherapist skills and knowledge to the level required for the role.

Full training is approximately 6 months duration, during which you will be paid. This role will maintain your registration with the HCPC and you will receive revalidation support to maintain your registration.

Development

Once you have completed their comprehensive training, the investment in you does not end. You will have ongoing CPD, with over 100 hours CPD protected per annum, support with revalidation and the opportunity to develop your career within the organisation. You will be allocated a clinical supervisor and can study for the Diploma is Disability Assessment Medicine accredited by the FOM

Your Requirements

A Physiotherapistwho is working primarily in-patient facing roles dealing with a wide range of clinical conditions. Minimum of 2 years' experience with clinical rotations that include respiratory and ICU. Computer or IT skills are a distinct advantage. Typing or keyboard skills with an ability to type at 30 words per minute. The client group requires doctors to have highly adaptable communication skills, display empathy and compassion

Posted
05/01/2022
Location
UK, UK, UK