Nurse Disability Assessor

  • Location

    Plymouth

  • Sector:

    Nursing & Care, Health, Health Perms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Adam Luckie

  • Contact email:

    aluckie@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0151 556 2090

  • Job ref:

    AL--2

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-29

  • Startdate:

    2021-03-29

  • Consultant:

    Adam Luckie

Position: Nurse Disability Assessor
Starting salary: £35,000 per annum
Location: Plymouth
Working hours: 37.5hrs
Recruitment supplier: Meridian Business Support

Meridian Business Support is currently recruiting NMC registered Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD) who would be interested in pursuing a challenging and rewarding career as a Disability Assessor. This is an excellent opportunity to utilise your clinical knowledge, skills and decision-making abilities in a new environment whilst gaining an accredited qualification to add to your portfolio.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct consultative medical assessments and examinations in conjunction with the disability assessment claims process.
  • Responsible for the assessment of a wide range of physical, mental, sensory and cognitive-related conditions.
  • Produce clear and concise evidence-based medical reports to support the decision making process.
  • Analyse and interpret medical evidence provided by clients in both a written and electronic format.
  • Liaise with external healthcare professionals such as GP's, consultants and specialist nurses.
  • Use IT software programmes to support clinical decision making.
Essential Person Specification:
  • Post-qualification experience in one of the following occupations: Nurse, Physiotherapist, Paramedic, Occupational Therapist.
  • Have an active registration with NMC/HCPC with no restrictions on practice.
  • No previous Disability Assessor experience is required as training is provided. However, it is essential that any applicant is either a qualified Nurse, Physiotherapist, Paramedic or Occupational Therapist.
Core Benefits & Additional Information:
  • A full comprehensive training course is provided (for which you are paid a full-time salary).
  • 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 re-validation
  • A stakeholder pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 10% of basic salary
If you would like to register your interest in the above vacancy, please contact Adam Luckie at Meridian Business Support on 07762 897 190 or Aluckie @ meridianbs . co . uk Alternatively, apply to this advert and a consultant from the team will be in touch.