Physical and learning disabilities as well and mental health conditions impact one in every five citizens in Scotland and can cause a major influence to a person's independence. Physiotherapists can provide the opportunity to support disabled individuals through the conduction of Personal Independence Payments (PIP) Assessments.
Caring Physiotherapists who are committed to delivering quality services in the homes of clients in Edinburgh are encouraged to apply to the role of Personal Independence Payment Assessor. Putting to use your warm nature and knowledge of physical, learning and mental health disabilities, the successful Physiotherapist will be dedicated to bringing change to the lives of people with disabilities as a component of the United Kingdom's welfare improvement scheme, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Approaching mobility and the ability to undertake daily living activities autonomously, with at least two year's post-graduate knowledge, you will visit clients in their home to gain a thorough understanding of how the Department for Work and Pension's Personal Independence Payment benefit could be of suitability to maximise independence.
The primary focus of the role of Personal Independence Assessor and Physiotherapist is to be conscientious about improving the lives of the disabled community in Edinburgh. In addition to being empathetic, the successful Physiotherapist with be required to:
· Undertake face-to-face consultations with clients in their homes in Edinburgh to assess their suitability for PIP.
· Be adept in the use of a computer/laptop keyboard in order to compose accurate and instant notes whilst in consultation with the client in question.
· Drive to the client's home/place of residence (with Edinburgh).
· Ensure to maintain a professional yet approachable attitude to work and treat each client as an individual.
· Understand that you are working with vulnerable people and maintain their comfort in your presence at all time.
· Analysing and understanding clinical/medical evidence ahead of client consultations to ensure you have a holistic outlook are fully prepared to write a concise yet comprehensive report to submit to the DWP.
To be considered for this Physiotherapy role you must:
· Have a minimum of two years clinical experience a qualified Physiotherapist.
· Be knowledgeable in IT and its complimentary software.
· Have an extensive understanding of clinical decision making including working with individuals with disabilities.
· Be able communicate with sensitivity.
Once appointed you will be required to undergo a series of training modules to fully equip you with the specific skills and information to ensure you can carry out the role of Personal Independence Assessor/Physiotherapist to an exceptional standard and be the difference to people with mental health conditions and physical and learning disabilities in Edinburgh.
To apply to the role of Personal Independence Assessor/Physiotherapist, please follow the link below.
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