Functional Assessor

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
EH45 9JQ
£ 38760.0 - 38760.0 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
23 Oct 2020
23 Nov 2020

Job Description

Are you a highly motivated Registered Nurse (RGN), looking for a rewarding new challenge?

If so, there are excellent opportunities for you to develop your skills and qualify as an ESA Functional Assessor with the Centre for Health and Disability Assessments (CHDA). You will be rewarded with a fantastic benefits package, with no weekend work required.

The role

Your primary role will be to conduct assessments in line with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) guidelines for the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

Starting Salary: £38,760.00 + Generous Benefits Package + Overtime Opportunities

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

A genuine work life balance, with no bank holidays, evenings or weekends required?

A fresh challenge with responsibilities that keep your skills up to date and guarantees support in working towards revalidation?

To work for a forward-thinking organisation that encourages ongoing training and development?

Centre for Health and Disability Assessments (CHDA), is an established organisation which carries out high quality functional assessments on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Passionate about making a difference, CHDA have a mission to help customers move forward with their lives by providing a quality, sensitive and respectful service.

Based within a multi-disciplinary team in the Edinburgh assessment centre you will be responsible for completing professional functional health assessments by meeting with individuals and reviewing a wide range of complex medical conditions

You will focus on how an individual's ability to perform day to day activities is affected by their condition and produce a high quality, detailed, impartial report for DWP

To ensure you are fully prepared for your new role, you will embark on a comprehensive induction and training programme

Support is on-going and will allow you to become a proficient and qualified Functional Assessor

Your Excellent Benefits Package:

Excellent work-life balance - Monday to Friday with no nights, weekends or bank holidays required.

Private medical insurance, life assurance, pension scheme and professional indemnity cover

Fantastic prospects for promotion and professional growth

HCPC fee reimbursement and revalidation support

25 days of annual leave + option to buy additional days or sell back

A working environment that nurtures a commitment to public service and supporting people, guaranteeing you really get to know each customer and make a difference to their life

This is an excellent opportunity for physiotherapists you must have a minimum of 2 years' post-registration broad-based experience.

For further information please call Kenny on Applyor alternatively forward your CV for consideration.


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