WCA Occupational Therapist Functional Assessor - Hybrid

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
EH45
Maximus £39500.0 - 39500.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£39500.0 - 39500.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Contract
Bank
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
15 Jun 2024
Closes
15 Jul 2024

Job Description

Description & Requirements

WCA - Occupational Therapist Functional Assessor

(Location)

Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 17:00

£39,500

Do good. Be great as an OT.

Are you a Registered Occupational Therapist seeking a new challenge, flexible working and professional development opportunities?

About the role

As an Occupational Therapist Functional Assessor at Maximus, you'll use your clinical expertise to understand how a person's disability or health condition affects their daily life. You'll work on complex cases involving physical and mental health conditions and chronic pain disorders, while your compassion and experience helps customers move forward with their lives.

The role can be both challenging and rewarding, which is why we provide a tailored training programme to help you thrive. You'll begin with 6 weeks of training before assessing customers and have ongoing support and mentorship in your role with us.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct telephone, video or face-to-face assessments to understand how a person's disability or health condition affects their daily life
  • Produce Work Capability Assessment (WCA) reports to help the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) determine a person's eligibility for benefits
  • Develop your clinical knowledge and assessment skills with the support of regular feedback and supervision
Requirements
  • Valid HCPC registration number
  • At least 1 year of broad post-registration experience gained within or outside of the NHS
  • You MUST have the right to work in the UK - we cannot offer sponsorships
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable using computer software to type and produce detailed reports
What we offer
  • £39,500 salary with the opportunity for a £1,500 additional skills allowance
  • Flexible working - full time, part time and hybrid
  • No bank holidays, evenings or weekends
  • Leading maternity and paternity paid leave
  • Bank holidays plus 25 days' holiday with the option to buy or sell 5 days
  • Ongoing CPD, clinical development and reimbursed validation fees
  • £2,000 for referring a friend
  • Life insurance and Medicash Healthcare Cash Plan
  • In-person clinical conferences held annually
Join us and become part of a team that's making a real difference to people's lives.

EEO Statement
Maximus is committed to developing, maintaining and supporting a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the recruitment process. We know that feeling included has a dramatic impact on personal well-being and are working to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment due to any personal characteristic. Advertisements for posts will include sufficiently clear and accurate information to enable potential applicants to assess their own suitability for the post.

We are a Disability Confident Leader, thanks to our commitment to the recruitment, retention and career development of people with disabilities and long-term conditions. The Disability Confident scheme includes a guaranteed interview for any applicant with a disability who meets the minimum requirements for a job. When you complete your job application you will find a question asking you if you would like to apply under the Disability Confident Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you feel that you have a disability and apply under this scheme, providing that you meet the essential criteria for the job, you will then be invited for an interview. YourGuaranteed Interview application will only be shared with the hiring manager and the local resourcing team. Where reasonable, Maximus will review and consider adjustments for those applicants who express a requirement for them during the recruitment process.

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Job Details

WCA Occupational Therapist Functional Assessor - Hybrid

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotlandd Maximus
Pay
£39500.0 - 39500.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
15 Jun 2024
Type
Bank
Closes
15 Jul 2024

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