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Understanding the role of a Functional Assessor

Published: 19/10/2023

Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) often grapple with the challenge of achieving a perfect work-life balance due to job demands. In response, many turn to locum work, seeking a solution. However, this choice may compromise job stability and certainty in working patterns. Enter the role of a functional assessor – a position that not only offers job stability but also facilitates a balanced lifestyle. In this guide, we outline the role, benefits, and requirements essential for becoming a functional assessor.

Why do we love to hate social workers?

Published: 11/09/2023

Social workers have once again captured headlines, not for their heroic efforts during the pandemic but due to the tragic deaths of two vulnerable children at the hands of their abusive parents.

Why do social workers keep records anyway?

Published: 09/08/2023

Record-keeping is an integral aspect social work practise. The impact of records – at the time and in the future – mean it’s a question worth revisiting from time to time.