Physiotherapist Functional Assessor- North Wales

Permanent
Wales
Posted 7 months ago

Centre for Health and Disability Assessments (CHDA) Wales Assessment Centre London.

Centre for Health and Disability Assessments (CHDA) conducts health and disability assessments on behalf of Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

What we are looking for

We are looking for a Registered Physio Nurse Functional Assessor to conduct medical assessments, examinations and produce concise reports for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) as part of a successful integrated team.  Assessments focus on how a disability affects a customer’s day to day life in performing work related activities.

Training and Experience

NMC Level 1 Registered 2 years post qualification experience as a registered Physiotherapist Nurse, with a minimum of two years broad based post registration experience recent within the past five years, experience working with adults with a range of clinical conditions. Candidate MUST be able to: *Conduct medical assessments and examinations and produce concise reports for the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) as part of a successful integrated team. *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 which focuses on how a disability affects a customer’s day to day life in performing work related activities. *Use IT software programmes to support clinical decision making when undertaking file-work and examinations. *Provide comprehensive reports to enable decision makers at DWP to make informed decisions regarding benefit claims.

Skills

  • IT literate with experience of using a range of software
  • Highly developed oral and written communications skills and ability to successfully negotiate and respond to rapidly changing work environment
  • Experience of change management and the ability to influence and negotiate successfully with a range of people by adopting a flexible approach to work

Job Type: Permanent ASAP start

Salary: £38,760.00

Job Features

Job CategoryPhysiotherapist

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