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Medical Doctor Functional Assessor

Posted 4 March by Maximus Clinical Jobs UK
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Salary icon £72,000 - £84,200 per annum
Location icon Dundee , Angus
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Do good. Be great as a doctor.

Are you a doctor who wants to continue helping people but needs a better work-life balance? Join our Assessments Division and thrive as you use your clinical skills in a different way to help people move forward with their lives.

About the role

Day-to-day, you’ll carry out telephone, video or face-to-face assessments to understand how a person's disability or health condition affects their daily life. You’ll listen 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. It’s important work that has a big impact on real lives, so we’ll make sure you get the time you need with each customer to undertake a quality and respectful service.

Every assessment is different. You might work on complex cases involving veterans or customers with neurological conditions, industrial injuries and respiratory diseases. It’ll be challenging at times, but we’ll 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

  • A GMC registered doctor with 1 year’s broad post-registration experience
  • Someone who’s 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

What we offer

Our colleagues are the driving force behind delivering an excellent service. That’s why we go to great lengths to ensure that while they’re taking care of customers, we’re taking care of them.

  • Competitive salary: of £72,000 to £84,200 depending on location.
  • Flexible working arrangements: you won’t be expected to work long days or take work home. Instead, you can work full time, part time or hybrid in a pattern that gives you genuine work life balance
  • Clinical development: we support your continuing medical education and provide time for clinical study with ongoing CPD support
  • Career development: we offer training programmes to develop your skills and clinical knowledge, as well as opportunities for progression at every stage of your career - including opportunities to explore other roles within Maximus
  • Revalidation support: we support you through the process and refund the cost of your revalidation
  • Supportive culture: we offer regular feedback and a coaching tool to help you deliver quality outputs for customers and thrive in your career with us
  • Inclusive environment: as a Disability Confident Leader we are committed to creating a fair, inclusive workplace for Join one of our colleague networks and champion DE&I initiatives and shape our inclusive culture
  • Excellent benefits: we offer a wide range of core and voluntary benefits that can be tailored to meet your needs and personal circumstances

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.

EEO Statement

Maximus is committed to developing, maintaining and supporting a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the recruitment process. We know that feeling included has a dramatic impact on personal wellbeing and are working to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment due to any personal characteristic. Advertisements for posts will include sufficiently clear and accurate information to enable potential applicants to assess their own suitability for the post.We are a Disability Confident Leader, thanks to our commitment to the recruitment, retention and career development of people with disabilities and long term conditions. The Disability Confident scheme includes a guaranteed interview for any applicant with a disability who meets the minimum requirements for a job. When you complete your job application you will find a question asking you if you would like to apply under the Disability Confident Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you feel that you have a disability and apply under this scheme, providing that you meet the essential criteria for the job, you will then be invited for interview. Your?Guaranteed Interview application will only be shared with the hiring manager and the local resourcing team. Where reasonable, Maximus will review and consider adjustments for those applicants who express a requirement for them during the recruitment process.

Application questions

Do you require sponsorship to work in the UK?
Do you have a valid GMC Registration?
Do you have at least 12 months' UK-based broad post registration experience?
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