Medical/Pharmaceutical/Scientific

Registered Medical Practitioner – Functional Assessor – GP/General Practitioner

Full Time Permanent

South Wales Jobs

Doctor – Functional Assessor

Location – Newport

Annual salary range 72,000 + excellent benefits

Hours of work Full or part time available, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, with hybrid working

Job Summary

Do good. Be great as a doctor.

Are you a doctor who wants to continue helping people but needs a better work life balance? At Maximus, you dont need to compromise. Join our Centre for Health and Disability Assessments (CHDA) business, as a Doctor Functional Assessor and use your clinical skills in a different way to help people move forward with their lives.

Our healthcare colleagues are the driving force of our business. Thats why, as part of our team, you wont be expected to work long days, do night shifts or take work home. Instead, you can work either full-time or part-time hours in a pattern that gives you genuine work life balance plus the flexibility to make long-term decisions about your future career.

Youll benefit from our newly implemented hybrid working scheme, where youll have the flexibility and support to work in the office and at home. On top of that, you can expect a wide range of benefits designed to help you achieve great things:

A competitive salary of 72,000

Supportive working environment with ongoing CPD support

Plenty of exposure as you develop your skills and clinical knowledge

Opportunities to explore other roles

Regular feedback and a coaching tool to help you deliver quality outputs for customers

Connect with the wider business including the opportunity to join colleague network groups

Core benefits like our healthcare cash plan

Voluntary benefits so you can pick the plans that are right for you and your family

What youll be doing as a doctor

Day-to-day, youll carry out assessments to understand how a person's disability or health condition affects their daily life. Youll listen sensitively to their experiences, ask questions and use your insights to produce a factual report to help the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) determine their eligibility for benefits. Its important work that has a big impact on real lives, so well make sure you get the time you need with each customer to undertake a quality and respectful service.

Every assessment is different, and you might work on complex cases involving veterans or customers with neurological conditions, industrial injuries and respiratory diseases. Itll be challenging at times but well support you to manage your caseloads efficiently, to deliver the best service. Our colleagues combine the highest levels of integrity with extensive clinical knowledge to offer the best service possible to our customers.

What we look for in doctors

A GMC registered doctor with 1 years broad post-registration experience

Proactive and keen to learn

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Comfortable working towards individual and team targets, in a supportive environment

Comfortable working with a diverse range of conditions, including mental health

From working with a diverse range of customers to handling challenging situations, this role is a fantastic opportunity to develop your clinical knowledge and hone your assessment skills, while helping people move forward with their lives.

Due to COVID 19 most of our doctors are currently undertaking telephone assessments until we can resume face-to-face assessments.

CHDA Statement

Maximus is committed to developing, maintaining and supporting a culture of inclusion and diversity, where our employees and candidates are treated equitably. We understand that a diverse workforce adds to our competitive advantage and leads to better job satisfaction for our colleagues. It s why we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and underrepresented groups. We also have robust diversity and inclusion policies and procedures in place to support our colleagues. Every individual within our organisation has access to employee networks, mindfulness programs, personal finance offerings, training and development opportunities and other benefits to help them grow both professionally and personally. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at (url removed)/careers

Our job adverts include sufficiently clear and accurate information to help applicants decide if they re suitable for the role but if you require further clarification or want to discuss the role further, please contact the clinical recruitment team details can be found on our website. Also, do let us know if you have any special requirements on application. We do our best to ensure a fair hiring process and consider reasonable adjustments for all applicants who require them

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