£31800 - £39169 per annum
about 1 month ago
NHS PIP Assessor - Nurse or Paramedic
Employment type: Permanent
Salary: Band 6 (£31,800 - £39,169) You do not have to currently be Band 6 to apply.
Hours of work: Full Time (37.5hrs) or Part Time (22.5hrs)
Meridian Business Support is working in Partnership with NHS Lanarkshire recruiting Registered Nurses or Paramedics who are seeking a position that improves their work-life balance while maintaining all their NHS benefits.
(You don't have to be working in the NHS to apply for these roles)
What does working as a Clinical Assessor consist of?
Becoming a Clinical Assessor is an exciting opportunity that will provide you with a completely new challenge and allow you to add to your current clinical skill set. You would be working within an assessment centre conducting face to face functional assessments with claimants of the PIP benefit. This assessment will entail gathering accurate clinical and social history around the individual's functional capability whilst carrying out everyday tasks. A full report will then be written based on your findings which would be used in the decision-making process; however, you would not be the decision maker, nor would you provide any treatment or diagnose conditions.
You do not require to have any previous experience working as a Clinical Assessor as you will receive an in-depth training programme before you start assessing alone. You do, however, have to be a registered nurse (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Paramedic and have 2 years of post-graduate experience.
You will benefit from an eight week coaching programme and have a dedicated in house trainer support ensures you progress in your role, developing skills and gaining the knowledge you require to meet the quality standards required to ensure we're providing the best possible service for our claimants.
- 27 days Annual Leave rising to 29 days-5-10 years and 33 days after 10 years.
(you carry these over if working in the NHS already)
- 8 Bank holiday's annual leave
- NHS Pension and employer contribution of 14.9%
- NHS training in a variety of topics and will receive statutory training.
- Quarterly CPD days
- Excellent working hours - Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm
- Formal Disability Analyst Accreditation at the end of your training.
- Professional re-validation requirements
- Occupational Health and Counselling services
- Career 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 Samantha Hughes; m. 0787-686 -5570 | e. firstname.lastname@example.org
Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.