Functional Assessor. Conducting assessments on behalf of the DWP. Stoke on Trent. Salary £72,000. Mon-Fri
Job: Functional Assessor / Disability Analyst (Doctor / GP / Medical Practitioner)
Full- time, Permanent
Salary: £72,000 per annum
Working Pattern: Mon-Fri, 9-5
Hays Healthcare is pleased to be working alongside our client, The Centre for Health and Disability Assessments, looking for experienced Doctors to join them as Functional Assessors. This is a permanent, full-time job (Monday-Friday, 9am- 5pm) with a generous salary. They currently have a vacancy in Stoke on Trent, commutable from Keele, Cheadle, Congleton, and surrounding areas.
The Centre for Health and Disability is a MAXIMUS company, currently working in conjunction with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). MAXIMUS are a global organisation with expertise in delivering national healthcare programmes.
As a Functional Assessor, you will be required to conduct file work as well as face-to-face assessments. File work consists of reviewing medical evidence in a written or electronic format in order to determine the suitability of a face- to- face assessment. A face-to-face assessment will focus on how the service user's everyday life is affected in performing work related activities. This is the perfect opportunity for an experienced Doctor to utilise their clinical knowledge on an autonomous level, whilst working in an organisation with a notable national presence.
You will be a qualified Doctor, with at least 2 year's post- registration experience and a current GMC registration. A broad level of clinical knowledge is essential, as well as excellent written and verbal communication and the ability to manage your time effectively. Experience as a GP, in occupational health or in a rehabilitation or disability assessment setting is desirable.
Within this post you will receive fully paid training for the first 7 days of employment to ensure that you have all the necessary tools to do the best job possible. With this in mind, it is imperative that any applicant is a keen and dedicated learner. Alongside this comprehensive training package, other benefits include; 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), private medical insurance, a stakeholder pension scheme and the opportunity to buy certain benefits including dental insurance.
If you would like to know more about this opportunity, then please contact Henna Osiris on 0113 2003705 or for an informal chat. Hays are pleased to offer a £250 referral bonus to any successful applicants that you refer to us.