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Functional Assessor

Zoek Pin Eastbourne, East Sussex, England

£40533/annum plus benefits

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 2 days ago

Are you an experienced caregiver? We're looking for Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, or Paramedics who are seeking a brand-new challenge that offers a great work-life balance with countless career progression opportunities.

As a Functional Assessor, you will be responsible for carrying out full, holistic, assessments with individuals who have a varied range of physical and/or mental health disabilities and seeking to receive a benefit scheme. You will interpret medical evidence and gather your findings on the conditions presented into a comprehensive report, to support the decision-making process by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

This Functional Assessor role is ideal if you are passionate about delivering high-quality care, yet ready to advance your career by using your clinical expertise in a new way, within a supportive team environment.

This is a highly flexible role, offering a choice of working pattern. You also have the option to work from a local assessment centre or choose a homebased role, which will require you to attend site once a quarter.

Job Responsibilities as a Functional Assessor:

A specialised clinical role where you will carry out assessments and compile detailed medical reports - currently remotely due to Covid-19, option to choose to continue working from home or be based on site when pandemic restrictions allow
Working with people who have a diverse range of health conditions, including physical, sensory, mental health and cognitive issues
Option to be working from home or within an office style environment and carrying out consultations at claimants' homes where neededYou do not need previous experience as a Functional Assessor, as an excellent, in-depth training masterclass is provided, ensuring you become certified.

Benefits for this role as a Functional Assessor:

Option to select a homebased or assessment centre based role
Very flexible working hours - part time, full time, working Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm, evening and/or weekend working, flexible days and hours between Monday to Sunday 8am - 8pm, a flexible rota (provided 6 weeks in advance) or fixed hours
Up to 33 days' annual leave (including bank holidays), increasing with completed service
Excellent pension scheme, you will retain earnings from any existing pensions (such as NHS)
Continuous CPD support provided (£400 annual allowance), plus support with your HCPC/NMC revalidation
Moving day leave, Birthday leave, plus option to buy additional annual leave
Access to IPRS Group Physiotherapy
And many more!Part of your role as a Functional Assessor will be to use your clinical experience by looking into various different activities of daily living and doing a physical assessment if necessary, to understand the severity of their conditions and what their limitations are.

Requirements:

RGN, RMN, RLD, Paramedic, Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist
2 years post reg clinical experience
Full registration with NMC/HCPC with no restrictions on pin
Ability to work autonomously and competency would be beneficialIf you are interested in discovering more about this Functional Assessor role, please apply now.

TFS Healthcare is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

TFS Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

TFS Healthcare will make reasonable adjustments and provide support for anyone who needs it either to apply or to succeed in the role. We will also support people to access our clients' organisations with sensitivity, respect and care

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