At Proactive, we focus on our Four Corners of Health approach to underpin the way in which we with the people in our care. Our Four Corners of Health approach focuses on Function (physical activity) Mindset, Nutrition (what we eat), and Sleep form the foundation of our health.
Understanding whether a prospective new employee is medically and physically able to manage the demands of a particular role is an extremely valuable part of the recruitment process and form the basis of front-line risk management.
Proactive can work with you to understand the demands risks of the role, and the typical candidate you need to fill the role to develop a bespoke medical and/or physical functional screening. All candidates for the role pass through the screening, with each having a personalised report delivered to your team detailing their physical ability to manage the tasks.
The medicals may include:
A certificate of fitness will be issued on completion with advice of the prospective employees medical suitability for employment together with any recommendations, limitations and adjustments required.
A Functional Assessments provide an objective assessment of the prospective employee’s physical capacity for the work role, by completing a series of tests and tasks which simulate the physical demands of the role.
The testing is always aligned to the job requirements and may include:
The functional test could be completed by a Physiotherapist, Exercise Physiologist, Occupational therapist or Occupational Health Nurse and combined with a nurse led or doctor led health assessment.
Proactive’s pre-employment screens have saved organisations money through reduced lost time injuries and boosted productivity through having the right candidate selected for the right job.