Disability Assessor

Recruiter
Recruiting for Care
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£32000 - £41000/annum Excellent benefits
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Disability Assessor/Disability Analyst

Recruiting for Care is one of the UKs leading providers of permanent recruitment solutions 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 Disability Assessor/Disability Analyst who are a qualified in one of the following professions; Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD), Occupational Therapist (OT), Paramedic, Physiotherapist.

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). 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 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.

Benefits:

25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
Yearly salary reviews
Private medical insurance with options for your family,
Income protection insurance
Pension
Flexible overtime opportunities
Many more optional benefits

If you are interested in this position or would like to have a confidential discussion to find out further details, please call Martyn Cahill at Recruiting for Care. Alternatively, if you apply to this advert someone from the Recruiting for Care team will be in touch