Physio Assessor - £1000 Starting Bonus

£15,000 - £19,999
12 Jun 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Role: Physiotherapist
Salary: £38,000 + Benefits
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Southend
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

In the UK, we carry out Work Capability Assessments for the Health Assessment Advisory Service. We do this on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

These assessments are designed to develop understanding of the specific impact an individual's long-term illness or disability has on their ability to work. They are an integral part of the process for claiming for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)


HCPC Registered Physiotherapist 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
Demonstrable evidence of continuing professional development in accordance with the HCPC requirements for registration.
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
Honesty, integrity and adherence to customer and client confidentiality
Ability to establish and maintain a strong customer focus, ensuring effective relationships and a quality service.
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels


Have completed a hospital rotation to include neuro, respiratory and musculoskeletal
Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Valid UK driving license
To have completed ECDL or equivalent is desirable.
Diversity and / or disability awareness training or formal qualification

Main Responsibilities

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.
To use IT software programmes to support clinical decision making when undertaking file-work and examinations.
To provide comprehensive reports to enable Decision Makers at DWP to make informed decisions regarding benefit claims.
Ensure that professional practice standards and "best practice" are maintained in all areas of work.
To deliver productivity and quality standards agreed between CHDA and DWP and to respond positively to feedback.
To undertake recorded assessments where required.
To work unsupervised and use own initiative however know personal limitations and ask for support where necessary.
To analyse and interpret clinical information and medical evidence and provide a report in a professional and concise manner.
Work well as part of a multidisciplinary team and build positive working relationships with both clinical colleagues and administrative support staff.
Apply professional skills and manage own professional competence and accountability, in accordance with the HCPC Code of Conduct.

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