Telephone Disability Assessor - East

  • Location

    Scotland

  • Sector:

    Health

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £37000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Liverpool Resourcers

  • Contact email:

    liverpool_resourcers@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0151 556 2090

  • Job ref:

    os44

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-19

  • Startdate:

    2021-02-19

Disability Telephone Assessors – Homebased
East Region

Meridian Business Support is currently recruiting HCPC/NMC registered Nurse (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Physiotherapists, Paramedics and Occupational Therapists who would be interested in pursuing a challenging and rewarding career as a Disability Telephone 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:

The key duties of this role are carrying out telephone assessments, and writing factual reports based on those assessments utilising all medical evidence provided.
Ordinarily these assessments were conducted face to face, either in a local clinic or in the community.

Due to the pandemic these assessments are now being conducted over the telephone, therefore we are offering permanent homebased roles to complete this type of functional assessment.
Your training will be a mixture of virtual and assessment centre based to ensure the right level of support and learning is offered; until you are signed off and you will be permanently working from home.

Essential Person Specification:

  • Post-qualification experience in one of the following occupations: Nurse, Physiotherapist, Paramedic, Occupational Therapist.
  • Must hold a UK driving licence.
  • 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.
  • Appropriate workspace within the home setting that allows you to successfully complete your role
Core Benefits & Additional Information:
  • £1000.00 bonus to be paid at 9-month and 18-month mark.
  • 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 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 Ged Walsh – 07 464 542 015 / Liverpool_resourcers @ meridianbs.co.uk