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Disability Assessor

Location: Colchester, Essex Industry: Nursing & Care
Salary: £34999 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Contact: Martyn Cahill
Posted: 8 months ago Contact Email: mcahill@meridianbs.co.uk

Registered Nurse

Meridian Business Support is one of the UK's leading providers of permanent and temporary recruitment to the Nursing, Health and Social Care sectors and we offer bespoke consultancy services to clients and candidates alike.

We are currently looking to recruit a Registered Nurse with 2 years post graduate experience. The following qualifications are acceptable: Registered General Nurse (RGN), Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) and Registered Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD).

Your primary role will be to conduct health and disability assessments in line with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) guidelines for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

About PIP; As part of the Government's welfare reform agenda, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have introduced a new benefit called the Personal Independence Payment (PIP). Replacing the Disability Living Allowance (DLA). PIP is designed to better reflect today's understanding of disability and is focused on helping with the extra costs disabled people face to lead independent lives.

Key Responsibilities
- To carry out medical examinations and provide medical advice on capacity of work (PIP assessments) using your clinical Nursing skills. Work to productivity and quality targets and respond positively to feedback.
- Analyse and interpret clinical information/medical evidence and provide reports in a professional and concise manner.
- Produce succinct, accurate and comprehensive reports in plain English to enable decision making and are of a good standard before being forwarded to the client

You'll benefit from comprehensive full-time training and full salary from the start, and ongoing CPD support is provided, as is your Nursing revalidation and renewal of professional body registration.

Role Overview:

The job involves undertaking face-to-face assessments and compiling detailed medical reports, working with people who have a diverse range of health conditions, including physical, sensory, mental health and cognitive issues.

The starting salary is £33000

If you are interested in the Disability Assessor position and would like to have a confidential discussion to find out further details, please apply to this advert or alternatively email your CV to mcahill@meridianbs.co.uk. You can also contact Martyn Cahill at Meridian Business Support on 0750 082 7519.

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

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