Disability Assessor

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Specialist Nursing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £32000 - £34000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Andrews

  • Contact email:

    cheltenham@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HM/Glasgow_1589619218

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-15

  • Startdate:

    asap

  • Consultant:

    Tom Andrews

Disability Assessor Clinical Disciplines - RGN, RMN, RNLD, OT, Physio, Paramedic

Location: Glasgow

Starting Salary: £32,000

If you are looking for a clinical role that is both a step away from the long, unpredictable shifts, nights and weekends that you are used to and a new challenge to develop your skills and career, you may want to consider one of our roles as a Disability Assessor.

Meridian Business Support is offering an excellent opportunity to work as a Clinical PIP Assessor.

  • Based within a Back Office environment, you will be responsible for carrying out Paper Based Reviews (PBR) on Personal Independence Payment (PIP) application forms to determine a client's suitability for a face-to-face assessment inline with their benefit claim.
  • The role will involve liaising with external health professionals such as specialist Nurses or GP's in order to gather clinical data which will be used in conjunction with each assessment.
  • Assessing an extensive range of physical, mental and cognitive conditions.
  • Responsible for writing clear and concise medical reports via a pro-forma which will later be used for decision making purposes.

Key Information

* Must be NMC / HCPC registered

* 18 months Post Graduate experience

* Must be IT competent - typing, MS packages

* Strong interpersonal skills

* No experience necessary as an assessor

* full comprehensive training is provided with full salary from day one.

* Working Hours - Monday - Friday, Office Hours - (No Weekend's, Nights or Long Days)

Core Benefits

* At 9-month mark, performance related £1000 bonus will be put in place and again at 18-month mark

* 25 days annual leave (plus all eight bank holidays)

* Private medical insurance

* Annual leave (buy/sell)

* Health screening

* NMC/HCPC fee reimbursement

* Continuous Professional Development & support with revalidation

* A stakeholder pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 10% of basic salary

If you are interested in the Disability Assessor position and would like to start an application, then please apply to this advert and a member of recruitment team will be in touch. Alternatively, to find out further information or to have a confidential conversation please call 075 07565394

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.