Disability Assessor

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Health

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £41000 - £43000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Liverpool Resourcers

  • Contact email:

    liverpool_resourcers@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0151 556 2090

  • Job ref:

    os18

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-18

  • Startdate:

    2021-02-18

PIP Disability Assessor - Full Time (Mon-Fri - 37.5 hours) or Part Time (3 days - 23.5 hours)
Registered Nurse, Paramedics, Occupational Therapists or Physiotherapists - NMC / HCPC Registered
Starting Salary £41,000 + Benefits

 
Would you like the opportunity to expand your clinical knowledge, have a better work-life balance and gain a new skill that will improve your assessment and report writing skills?

If so, our prestigious client, a leading provider of health assessment services in the UK are seeking to recruit NMC/HCPC registered Health Professionals (RGN, RMN, RNLD, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist and Paramedics) to join their friendly clinical team.
 
The role is working for the Independent Assessment Service, which is a department in ATOS.
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) pass the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) case to them to be independently assessed.
Their job is to help DWP understand how the health condition or disability affects claimants daily life. Once the assessment is finished, a report will be sent to the DWP, who then make a decision on the PIP claim.
 
Main Responsibilities:
  • Using your clinical knowledge and experience to conduct assessment centre and community-based PIP assessments. Normally the role will be a face to face role but as for right now, it is telephone based.
  • Gathering information from the assessment in order to write a detailed, high standard report to be used by the DWP in the decision-making process of whether the claimant is eligible for the PIP benefit.
  • Although, you do not have to have previous experience in the disability assessor role, you do need to be a registered nurse (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Paramedic with 18 months of post-graduate experience.
Key Requirements:
  • Qualified as any of the following: Registered Nurses (RGN, RMN or RNLD), Paramedics, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists
  • NMC / HCPC registered
  • 24 months Post-Graduate experience
  • IT competent - typing, MS packages etc.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • No previous experience as an Assessor is required, as full comprehensive training is provided with full salary from day one.
Benefits:
  • Excellent work life balance (Monday to Friday) - no nights, weekends or bank holidays are required
  • Annually salary reviews and performance-based salary uplifts
  • Fantastic prospect for promotion and professional growth
  • Professional body fee reimbursement (NMC)
  • Private medical insurance, life assurance, income protection insurance, pension scheme, personal accident insurance and professional indemnity insurance
  • CPD and re-validation support with protection and training on a regular basis
  • Plenty of progression opportunities
If you think this may be the role for you 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 or email Ged Walsh m. 07 464 542 015 | e. Gwalsh "@" meridianbs.co.uk