Physiotherapist Functional Assessor - Braintree

Braintree, Essex, England
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iGo Recruitment £37500.0 Per year Full time, Part time Save This Job
Pay
£37500.0 Per year
Hours
Full time, Part time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
13 May 2024
Closes
13 Jun 2024

Job Description

Physiotherapist Functional Assessor - New PIP Service 2024

Hybrid to Braintree Offices, Essex

Starting salary £37,500 rising to £39,500 over initial 12 months

Full time or part time opportunities

Full training provided from day one

Are you an autonomous, compassionate Physiotherapist seeking a rewarding challenge? Join our client's team as a Functional Assessor and make a difference in evaluating health conditions' impact on individuals' lives. Enjoy competitive pay, a supportive environment, and hybrid work options.

FUNCTIONAL ASSESSOR ROLE:

Assess functional limitations caused by health concerns via phone, video, or face-to-face consultations.

Produce accurate reports aiding Department for Work and Pensions' benefit eligibility decisions.

Maintain high professional standards, engage in CPD, and collaborate within a supportive team environment.

You will need to be efficient in time management to ensure you can ensure your PIP assessment reports are promptly submitted whilst meeting the stringent quality measures required by the DWP and PIP claimants.

DAY IN THE LIFE:

Working on site: You will meet the rest of the team first thing via an online meeting, and prepare for your first PIP Assessment case in the consultation room, you will have 3 or 4 appointments per day in the diary for example at 09:00, 11:00, 13:30, and 15:30. Appointments will be a mix of face to face and via telephone or video link. For face to face appointments you will collect your patient from the waiting room, and conduct your verbal functional assessment in the consultation room running through PIP paperwork, the further medical evidence provided and noting what is said. You will be typing notes as you go through the sections of a PIP claim and once the appointment has finished, make sure the report is complete and submit to the DWP case manager. In the office you will have the opportunity for working with your Clinical Support Lead, and others in the team should you have any shadowing or learning sessions booked in, as well as working on any case questions, preparations or other work required.

Working from home: You will meet colleagues online first thing via an online meeting and similarly to the on-site days, prepare and work on your 3 or 4 cases scheduled in the diary. You will meet your patients online via a video link or telephone, and conduct your verbal functional assessment running through PIP paperwork, the further medical evidence provided and noting what is said. You will be typing notes as you go through the sections of a PIP claim and once the appointment has finished, make sure the report is complete and submit to the DWP case manager. Support will be via online messaging and telephone to your clinical support leads, and colleagues within the wider team.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum 12 months' post-qualification experience.

Registered Physiotherapist with HCPC registration.

Strong interpersonal, communication, and IT skills.

Ability to critically evaluate evidence and share knowledge effectively.

Clinical knowledge of a range of adult conditions including mental and physical health.

READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

Apply now to iGo Recruitment or contact us at 01908 041443 for more information.

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Job Details

Physiotherapist Functional Assessor - Braintree

Braintree, Essex, Englandd iGo Recruitment
Pay
£37500.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time, Part time
Posted
13 May 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
13 Jun 2024

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