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Disability Assessor- Birmingham

Company: Capita Plc    Location: Birmingham
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Meet face to face with customers and ascertain how their health condition and/or disability affects their daily lives and mobility

Conduct observations and assessments on an individuals capacity to carry out functional activities

Analyse and interpret clinical information and supporting evidence to support assessment

Compile a comprehensive report in a professional and concise manner, including a detailed history, a full justification and conclusion from evidence gathered to support DWP (or DfC) in their decision-making

Ensure reports meet PIP requirements and are produced to a high standard (Grade A reports)

Work to ensure the productivity and quality targets, established by Capita PIP to meet its contractual Service Level Agreements, are met

Utilise Management Information and feedback systems to support improved quality and performance. Take ownership of any feedback to aid own personal and professional development

Maintain and evidence personal Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Online Mandatory Training (OMT) and ensure continuing professional registration

Develop own clinical knowledge of the functional impacts of health conditions less familiar to you

About you:
Excellent observational and decision-making skills

Effective listening, probing, questioning and conversation management skills

Ability to work at pace, set boundaries, manage conversations and keep to timescales

Ability to relate to people from a range of socio-economic backgrounds, races, religions and cultures

Report writing skills

Ability to type whilst conducting an assessment (multi-tasking)

Ability to deal with a high percentage of work using a laptop and IT systems

Ability to use remote connections and secure access to systems

Essential Qualifications

Two years post-registration experience as an Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Nurse or Paramedic

Evidence of Continuing Professional Development

Use of Microsoft Office packages

Must be fully registered without restriction or conditions with the NMC/HCPC/GMC and hold a valid PIN

Hold a full current Driving Licence with access to a car

Whats on offer:
You will embark on a 6-week intensive training course (fully paid) which will include classroom based and activity based learning. Thereafter, there is a further 5 weeks on the job training with close mentorship and development.

Ongoing CPD keeps you up to date and eligible for revalidation.

We are passionate about rewarding and developing our workforce, thats why, with our excellent training programme, we also offer great career progression with plenty of avenues.

What this means for you?

Youll receive training, make progress and gain experience. Youll tap into a professional network thats supportive, so youll feel comfortable and confident at work.

Youll have everything you need to undertake your work with confidence. Youll feel a sense of commitment and responsibility towards the work that you do. Youll enjoy a more conventional work-life balance and you wont work on Christmas Day.

Youll apply your own thinking to new situations, and feel rewarded by doing so. Youll receive greater financial reward than you might in other healthcare roles.

Youll be applying your empathetic manner and desire to care to something important to people. Youll work within a system that is designed to help those who need it. Youll deliver a service that makes you feel a part of the bigger picture

Benefits

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 days holiday per annum, pension scheme, and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share plan schemes, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process click apply now. Alternatively, send your CV direct or contact Kirk Higgins for more information on 07712429815 / kirk.higgins@capita.co.uk.

Capita PIP is an equal opportunities employer who welcomes and encourages applications from all applicants.

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