Disability Assessor - Fully Home-Based - Full Time & Part Time

  • Location

    Cardiff

  • Sector:

    Health

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £38500 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Liverpool Resourcers

  • Contact email:

    liverpool_resourcers@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0151 556 2090

  • Job ref:

    GCCFHB-1

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-03

  • Startdate:

    2021-09-02

Clinical Disciplines – RGN, RMN, RNLD, OT, Physio, Paramedic - Cardiff
Salary - £35,000 (£38,500+ OTE)

If you are looking for a full time or a part time nursing 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.
The Disability Homebased 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 will be responsible for deciding whether a claimant requires face to face consultation or home
  • You will utilise their clinical knowledge/skills massively within this role as you are responsible for liaising with GPs, Consultants and Specialist Nurses.
  • Use your broad-based medical experience and clinical knowledge to conduct independent health assessments and produce a report on behalf of the DWP
  • You will not be required to make any decisions within this role but simply assist with the health assessment of the claims process
  • Utilise your clinical knowledge and broad-based medical experience by carrying out face to face assessments and examinations in a holistic manner. Such assessments focus on how a person's health condition(s) may have an impact on day-to-day life.
  • Use IT systems and software to write clear and concise medical reports which will later be used for decision making purposes.

Key Information:
  • Must be NMC / HCPC registered
  • 1 year 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:
  • 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 or email
Ged Walsh - 01 5 1 5 5 6 2 0 90 / Liverpool_resourcers @ meridian bs . co . uk