United Kingdom - Birmingham
Salary £38,000 - £43,000 per annum. Permanent role, Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday - FridayJob PurposeTo conduct healthcare assessments and examinations and produce concise reports for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) as part of a successful integrated team.To deliver a high standards of quality customer service.To contribute to meeting key performance targets: volume of assessments, quality of assessments and customer sent home unseen.What does the role entail? •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. Assessments will include Complex Neurological cases.•To analyse and interpret clinical information and medical evidence and provide comprehensive reports to enable decision makers at DWP to make informed decisions regarding benefit claims.•To undertake recorded assessments where required•To deliver productivity and quality standards agreed between the Centre and the DWP and to respond positively to feedback •To use IT software programmes to support clinical decision making when undertaking file-work and examinations. •To work unsupervised and use own initiative however know limitations and ask for support where necessary•Ensure that professional practice standards and “best practice” are maintained in all areas of work •Work well as part of a multidisciplinary team and build positive working relationships with both medical colleagues and administrative support staff •Apply professional skills and manage own professional competence and accountability, in accordance with the HCPC Code of Conduct.Essential•HCPC Registered Physiotherapist with sufficient recent broad based post registration experience•Registration and continuous professional development maintained in accordance with the requirements of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)•IT literate with experience of using a range of softwareDesirable•Previous experience of functional or disability assessment and experience of clinical decision making•Membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)•To have completed mentoring in clinical practice qualification e.g. ENB 998 or equivalent
Job Start Date: June 2018

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