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Staff Nurse / Physio / OT / Paramedic - DISABILITY ASSESSOR - Norwich Job in Norwich

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Job ID:

1094777

Location:

Norwich 

Salary:

Salary Type:

per year
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Title:

Staff Nurse / Physio / OT / Paramedic - DISABILITY ASSESSOR - Norwich

Category:

Social Care

Posted:

12.01.2019
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Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Personal Functional Assessor - PIP Disability Assessor - Norwich
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB: (JOB SUMMARY)
To conduct personal and independent assessments for patient's/service users and to use this information to analyse and interpret all available information, along with medical evidence and provide a report in a professional and concise manner.
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (JOB CONTENT)
  • To work to productivity and quality targets, and standards agreed between the client and its Healthcare Partners and to proactively seek and respond positively to feedback.
  • To analyse and interpret clinical information and medical evidence and provide a report in a professional and concise manner.
  • Provide medical advice and carry out medical examinations.
  • Carry out medical assessments to provide advice on capacity to carry out functional activities and work.
  • To provide comprehensive reports to enable decision making.
  • Ensure professional standards are maintained in all medical work.
  • Responsibility for achieving service and quality targets.
  • To ensure that the English language content and grammar of reports are of a good standard before being forwarded to the client.
  • Produce succinct, accurate reports in plain English.
  • To ensure reports are completed to a high standard achieving "A1 Grade" reports.
  • To carry out amendments on own reports when highlighted to do so by members of the Audit Team.
General:
  • To take initiative in maintaining your individual professional development in order to stay current with clinical evidence and practise.
  • To liaise between Administration/Head Office Staff and other clinicians, management and external clients when any queries arise and dealing with the queries in a prompt and professional manner.
  • To work with other members of staff, such as Group Clinical Operations, Project Managers and Directors particularly with regard to improving the service to the client.
  • To maintain patient and client confidentiality when working from home, providing a suitable work space for this.
  • To maintain high privacy and security levels on computers and laptops and internet connections used to carry out the above tasks.
  • To have an understanding of and work within the agreed client Key Performance Indicators.
  • To maintain high professional standards and attitudes when dealing with clients and clinicians.
  • To undertake any other duties compatible with the grading of the post, as required.
QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
(E) Essential, (D) Desirable
Physios/OTs
Qualified Chartered Physiotherapist or Qualified Occupational Therapist (E)
Member of the UK Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) (E)
Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP) or College of OT's (COT) (E)
Paramedics
BSc or Qualified Paramedic (E)
Member of the UK Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) (E)
Nurses
Qualified Nurse (E)
Member of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) (E)
All
Evidence of continuing professional development (E)
Previous experience in using computer software including Microsoft Office (E)
Previous experience of using online/computerised reporting templates/databases (D)
Previous example of working within Clinical Audit / Report Checking Department (D)
Previous experience of conducting personal assessment (D)
DBS and BPSS CHECK REQUIRED: Yes