Occupational Therapist

  • Location

    Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham

  • Sector:

    Health Perms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £32000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jennifer Carlisle

  • Contact email:

    Liverpool_Resourcers@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CK/OT/STO/INDBO_1589556439

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-14

Occupational Therapist
Clinical Disciplines - RGN, RMN, RNLD, OT, Physio, Paramedic
Location: Stockton
Starting Salary: £32,000
Performance Incentives to earn up to - £40,680 OTE - comes into effect after COVID 19

If you are an Occupational Therapist looking for a new opportunity to progress your career, that will allow greater flexibility in working hours and home working, then you may want to consider a role as a Disability Assessor. . The Disability Assessor role offers the chance to utilise and build on your clinical knowledge in a new environment that offers full, comprehensive training.

Role Overview:

These roles are office based and has claimant contact via telephone interaction as well as frequent contact with other health care professionals. Candidates will be reviewing a case load and completing a report based on medical evidence they obtain. Suitable candidates will be required to use their clinical knowledge and expertise to analyse medical evidence and prepare reports. This is not a data input role.

  • 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.


This is an office-based role and no two days will ever be the same. Given the wide range of conditions and disabilities you will be analysing, each day will contribute to your expanding clinical knowledge.

Core Benefits & Additional Information:

  • A full comprehensive training course is provided (for which you are paid a full-time salary).
  • Up to 50% home working (once training has been completed).
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Opportunities to progress into specialist Back-Office roles.
  • 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

Further Training

This is still a clinical role and recognised by the NMC and HCPC so revalidation will continue. A fully interactive process for signing off revalidation, which is managed by the CSL. Monthly 1-hour CPD modules topics.


Career Progression

Opportunity to widen the scope of their role at specific points in their Atos journey. At 6-month mark, there are various specialist roles specifically for BO that clinicians can move into.

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

Ciaron Kavanagh- 07-488 -94-6646 / Liverpool_resourcers @ meridianbs.co.uk

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