Functional Assessor, Physiotherapist - Sunderland

38000.00 - 38000.00 GBP Annual + GBP38000/annum
19 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Functional Assessor, Physiotherapist, Sunderland

Part-Time or Full-Time (initial induction required on a full-time basis for 15 weeks minimum)

GBP38,000 + Industry leading benefits package

On behalf of our client the Centre for Health and Disability Assessments, sjb medical is recruiting Physiotherapists to work within the exciting and challenging area of Disability and Functional Assessment.

This is a really exciting time to be joining the service with opportunities nationwide to undertake functional assessments on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), of those in receipt of or claiming benefits. Working in functional assessment is an excellent way of utilising your clinical expertise in a professional setting.

Opportunity summary:

Undertaking thorough face-to-face functional health assessments, reviewing medical evidence and writing subsequent detailed reports, enabling the DWP to make informed decisions about eligibility across a range of benefit types
Permanent opportunity with full time or part time hours Monday to Friday
Comprehensive training provided, for which you are paid a full-time salary with accreditation in functional assessment
Local health assessment centres, regional HQ and offices nationwide
Your Excellent Benefits Package:

Excellent career growth and promotional opportunities
No nights, weekends or bank holidays and structured 9am - 5pm working hours
HCPC fee reimbursement and revalidation support
Pension scheme and private medical insurance
Medical indemnity cover and protected CPD
25 days annual leave plus option to buy more and sell back days
Minimum requirements for Healthcare practitioner, functional assessor

Minimum 2 years broad-based post-registration experience
Recent experience working with adults with a range of clinical conditions within the past five years
Completion of a hospital rotation including a neuro, respiratory and musculoskeletal is advantageous
Eligibility to live and work in the UK
Full unconditional* registration with the HCPC as a Physiotherapist
*Unless a condition related to a health condition or disability
The role of Functional Assessor requires full time commitment (37.5 hours per week) for the initial 15 weeks' minimum. Following this, full-time or part-time hours are available from a minimum of 3 days per week