Workplace Assessor - Birmingham
Being an Ascenti clinician is a huge privilege as you will be changing people’s lives every day.
Using contemporary and evidence-informed assessment and management methods, you will have the technology, tools, and support needed to thrive as a clinician and provide outstanding workplace and workstation assessment services to employees.
Our customers’ line of work varies, which means that you could be assessing a range of employees from ambulance drivers to supermarket workers to general office workers.
It is an exciting time to join Ascenti as our award-winning digital services are really taking off, so there may also be the opportunity or need for you to work from home to deliver these services.
- Assessing your own caseload of employees presenting with a variety of MSK conditions within the workplace.
- Use high quality musculoskeletal and ergonomic assessment skills to develop evidence-informed and highly effective management plans in relation to the workplace.
- Use of clinical reasoning skills to make practical workplace adjustment suggestions and devise return to work programmes.
- Utilise a range of ergonomic methods and tools to inform assessments and support recommendations.
- Signposting employees to further health services as necessary - this may include Physiotherapy and their GP.
- Use strong communication skills to build rapport with employees in a professional manner and inspire trust and convey management ideas clearly.
- Manage sensitive subjects and any cultural differences or obstacles with employees diplomatically and professionally.
- Use our digital health tools and rehabilitation app to prescribe employees with online resources and home-exercise and management programmes after your appointment.
- Produce high quality report writing.
Essential experience and skills
- Conducting effective clinical assessments and prescribing evidence-based recommendations.
- Excellent IT skills and computer literacy.
- Strong verbal employee communication skills.
- Appreciation of ethical obligations in healthcare, with a strong sense of professional integrity.
- Understanding of safety and legal obligations, including patient rights and consent.
- Evidence of conducting initial assessments and giving recommendations.
- Track record of working and communicating effectively with service users.
- Using communication skills effectively and working collaboratively as part of a team.
- Evidence of reading / studying in the English language and producing well-structured written documents or reports.
- BSc (hons) Sports Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Osteopathy, Occupational Therapy, Sports Science degree of 2:2 or above
- Relevant professional membership (BASRaT/SST etc)
Salary & benefits
- Competitive salaries
- 25 days annual leave (+ bank holidays)
- Sick-pay up to an annual cap
- Flexible working & family friendly ethos
- Working from home in our Mental Health team
- Discounts and other perks
- Charity time gifting
- Extra cash rewards and incentives
- Free physio and other wellbeing support
Learn more about the benefits of working at Ascenti here: https://www.ascenti.co.uk/careers/our-edge
Our goal is for Ascenti to be a workplace that creates a sense of belonging for everyone. This means that we actively work to promote equal opportunities across all that we do, including when we recruit new talent.
• BSc (hons) Sports Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Osteopathy, Occupational Therapy, Sports Science degree of 2:2 or above
• Relevant professional membership (BASRaT/SST etc)
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