Clinical PIP Disability Assessor (Back Office)

  • Location

    Stockton-on-Tees

  • Sector:

    Health Perms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ellouise Upton-Edwards

  • Contact email:

    e.upton-edwards@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0151 556 2090

  • Job ref:

    EU-25

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-09

  • Startdate:

    2021-06-08

PIP Disability Assessor – Back Office
Staff Nurse, Paramedic, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist
Location: Stockton on Tees
Starting Salary: £35,000 + Excellent Benefits + Bonus

Meridian are currently looking for a number of clinicians for an exciting opportunity as a back office PIP Disability Assessor.
What does the role consist of?
  • Be the first to review Personal Independence Payment cases as they come through and be responsible for analysing medical information and any evidence provided to make a decision on whether the claiming will be assessed in an assessment centre, at their home or through back office.
  • Be responsible for calling anyone medically involved with the claimant and consistently liaise with other health professionals.
  • Increase clinical knowledge by dealing with a wide range of conditions and other clinical specialist
  • Opportunity for condensed working hours over four days.
  • Opportunity to work from home once approved (40% of work can be done at home).
  • During COVID -19 all clinicians have the opportunity for remote working.
  • Monthly 1-hour CPD session, every 6 weeks 1-21 with clinical support lead.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Registered Nurse, Physiotherapist, Paramedic or Occupational Therapist to enhance assessment skills as well as continuing to develop your clinical skills. Full comprehensive training is provided with ongoing support throughout your career. There are a number of different progression avenues within the organisation due to the growing sector so there is plenty of opportunity for future progression within the role.

Benefits include:
  • Excellent work life balance (Monday to Friday) – no nights, weekends or bank holidays are required
  • Qualification bonus cash incentive on approval and a salary increase after a year
  • Annually salary reviews and performance-based salary uplifts
  • Fantastic prospect for promotion and professional growth
  • Professional body fee reimbursement (NMC & HCPC)
  • Private medical insurance, life assurance, income protection insurance, pension scheme, personal accident insurance and professional indemnity insurance
  • CPD and re-validation support with protection and training on a regular basis
  • Within the first 3 months you will earn over 140 hours of CPD.
  • Working from home opportunities - 40% of work after training (Including elements of the training period)
  • Extensive Training programme which you will receive full time salary from day one.
  • Opportunity for condensed working hours over four days.
  • Bonus Structure 
  • Working from home due to pandemic
In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the full interview process is completed online.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity position or would like to have a confidential discussion to find out further details, please contact Ellouise Upton-Edwards by email on e. upton-edwards @ meridianbs. co. uk at Meridian Business Support or call 07387 104 978. Alternatively, if you apply to this advert someone from the Meridian team will be in touch.