Disability Assessor- BirminghamCompany:
Capita Plc Location:
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
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
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
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 / email@example.com.
Capita PIP is an equal opportunities employer who welcomes and encourages applications from all applicants.
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