Disability Assessor

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Health Perms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ged Walsh

  • Contact email:

    Liverpool_Resourcers@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    EH/DA/NEW/BO2_1604930765

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Disability Assessor

Starting salary: £35,000 Per Annum

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

Summary:

We are currently looking for nurses who are interested in pursuing an opportunity that is a step away from shift work, nights and weekends that you are used to and a looking for a chance to develop your skills and career. The Disability Assessor role offers the chance to utilise and build on your clinical knowledge in a new environment that offers full, comprehensive training, the opportunity to complete part of your work from home, exciting career progression opportunities, and many other benefits. (Please see below)

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • You are responsible for clinically evaluating the route in which a claimants PIP file is
  • processed
  • You play a key role in influencing/enhancing a claimant's journey.
  • You will be responsible for deciding whether a claimant requires F2F consultation or home
  • You will utilise their clinical knowledge/skills massively within this role as they are
  • responsible for liaising with GPs, Consultants and Specialist Nurses.
  • You would be completing telephone assessments carried out with claimants as part of the role.

Benefits:

  • 25 days' annual leave, with the option to buy and sell annual leave
  • At 9-month mark, performance related £1000 increase will be put in place and again at 18-month mark
  • Pension scheme, matching up to 10% of your contributions
  • Life assurance, private medical insurance and medical indemnity insurance
  • Reimbursement of your annual NMC/HCPC registration fee
  • Health screening every two years, after one year's service
  • Thorough in-house and professional training and development, covering well over the required CPD hours to revalidate and maintain your professional registration
  • All flexible benefits can be tailored to your requirement and lifestyle: travel or dental insurance, child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme and many more

Requirements:

  • NMC/HCPC registration as either - RGN, RMN, RNLD, OT, Physio, Paramedic
  • 2 years' post qualification experience

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 or email

Ged Walsh - 0 7 4 6 4 542 0 1 5 / Liverpool_resourcers @ meridianbs.co.uk

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