Nurse Assessor - RGN, RMN or RNLD

  • Location

    Belfast

  • Sector:

    Health Perms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Samantha Hughes

  • Contact email:

    samantha.hughes@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0151 556 2090

  • Job ref:

    SH-BELFAST1-1

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-05

  • Startdate:

    2021-04-06

  • Consultant:

    Sam Hughes

Nurse Assessor – Regsitered General Nurse, Registered Mental Health Nurse or RNLD
Location: Belfast
Salary: £35,000

We are recruiting Health Professionals to join their clinical team as a Disability Assessor based in Belfast.
This is a great opportunity for a Nurse (RGN, Mental Health or Learning Disability), Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist who would like a new career challenge along with a role that provides excellent work life balance and benefits.
You will be responsible for carrying out full, holistic, face-to-face assessments with individuals who have a varied range of physical and/or mental health disabilities and are seeking to receive a benefit scheme, for example ESA (Employment Support Allowance). You will interpret medical evidence and gather your findings on the conditions presented into a comprehensive report, to support the decision-making process by the Department for Communities (DFC), as well as providing support for the DFC directly at their headquarters.
Job Duties:
  • Completing a combination of face-to-face medical assessments based on medical evidence, documentation and supporting existing health professionals with advice on cases they are reviewing
  • Working with people who have a diverse range of health conditions, including physical, sensory, mental health and cognitive issues
  • Working within an office style environment and carrying out consultations at claimants' homes where needed
Benefits Package:
  • Monday to Friday working hours, no weekends required, no night shifts. Flexible, part-time working opportunities are available after the full-time training is complete (minimum requirement of 22.5 hours per week)
  • 25 days' annual leave, with option to buy and sell up to 10 days, plus all bank holidays off
  • Pension scheme matching up to 10% of your contributions and as standard, you will retain earnings from any existing pensions (such as NHS)
  • Life assurance, private medical insurance, and medical indemnity insurance
  • Continuous CPD support provided, plus reimbursement of your annual HCPC/NMC registration fee
  • Flexible benefits, including dental and travel insurance
Requirements for this role as a Disability Assessor:
  • RGN, RMN, RLD, Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist
  • 2 years post reg clinical experience
  • Full registration with NMC/HCPC with no restrictions on pin
  • Ability to work autonomously, excellent communication skills and I.T competency would be beneficial
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. samantha.hughes @ meridianbs.co.uk