Functional Assessor - PIP (Personal Independence Payment)

Colchester, Essex, England
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PFAS £40,000.00 Full time Save This Job
Pay
£40,000.00
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
3 Jul 2024
Closes
2 Aug 2024

Job Description

Company Description

Welcome to PFAS, we are a clinically focused organisation supporting over 36,000 claimants every year! As one of the top providers of functional assessments, with the highest clinical quality, the most attentive care and crucially the most well-supported, dedicated team, we are aligned in delivering our vision of providing the right care, first time, every time.

As a Functional Assessor you will work autonomously to assess the cases of people who are applying for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) benefit as part of the DWPs Health Assessment and Advisory Services (HAAS). This will involve holding consultations and writing fair and accurate reports.

Our roles offer you the chance for a change of direction from the standard healthcare professional role, whilst providing you the opportunity to maintain and develop your clinical registration, skills, and knowledge. We have great opportunities for development and progression within PFAS including Clinical Coaching, Training Roles, and Clinical Support Managers.

Position

Salary: £40,000.00

Type: Permanent

Full time: 40 hours

As a Functional Assessor, you will play a crucial role in interviewing claimants to understand the challenges they face.

By completing thorough assessments and examinations via telephone, video call, or face-to-face means you will assess how our claimant's disability/condition/illness impacts their functional ability on daily activities in a respectful, non-biased and reassuring manner.

With proven experience of working within a medical background you will;
• Analyse information critically to create accurate and concise reports.
• Interpret clinical information and evidence.
• Maintain professional standards in written communication and adherence to code of conduct.
• Provide positive experiences for claimants and colleagues, meeting quality and productivity targets.

Requirements

We would love to hear from you if you have:
• A minimum of 1 year of clinical experience as a qualified healthcare professional (listed below)
• An ability to demonstrate a broad clinical knowledge.
• Previous experience in using computer software including Microsoft Office

Essentials Qualifications (without these your application cannot be considered)

Nurses:
• Qualified Nurse (RGN, RMN, RNLD only)
• Member of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

Physios/OTs:
• Qualified Chartered Physiotherapist or Qualified Occupational Therapist
• Member of the UK Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
• Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP) or College of OT's (COT)

Paramedics:
• BSc or Qualified Paramedic
• Member of the UK Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Other information

What We Offer:
• 21 Days AL (increasing to 25 days from January 2025) plus 8 bank holidays.
• Hybrid working with flexible patterns to champion healthy work/life balance.
• Protected CPD time and allowance to upskill and continuously develop your knowledge base.
• A collaborative and dynamic work environment
• Great opportunities for development and progression within PFAS including Clinical Coaching, Training Roles and Clinical Support Managers.
• Scottish Widows Pension
• Westfield Health cash plan
• EAP

Do you want to have a great impact and make a difference? Then don't miss out - we want to hear from you!

Apply directly or please feel free to reach out to our recruitment team for a confidential chat.

We will consider applications from candidates who require a visa to work in the UK

As a Disability Confident Committed employer, at IPRS PFAS, we ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible.

Ref: 43195

Job Details

Functional Assessor - PIP (Personal Independence Payment)

Colchester, Essex, Englandd PFAS
Pay
£40,000.00
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
3 Jul 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
2 Aug 2024

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