PIP Assessor/Disability Assessor - Leeds
I am currently working on behalf of an innovative company with an established track record of delivering high quality healthcare services to the private and public sectors. The company is seeking to recruit qualified nurses (RGN, RMN or RNLD), Paramedics and Occupational Therapists with two years post-registration experience to join their expanding team to work full-time at their Leeds Assessment Centre as a PIP Assessor/Disability Analyst.As a key member of our team you will be on the frontline, making a real difference to people's lives.This exciting position will involve face-to-face assessments with Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claimants to provide a structured report that will be used by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in their claim decision process. • Salary: £27,000-34,000 depending on experience • RMN/RNLD/RGN/Paramedic/Occupational Therapist • 9-5, Mon to Fri : office based NO EVENINGS OR WEEKENDS REQUIRED • A permanent contract • Full training and CPD, including e-learning and an initial 5 day residential course • Holiday pay • Excellent progression opportunity within the company to Manage a team once experienced • 8 day training course and hotel costs will be covered by the company - the next course is in mid-January (this gives time for candidates to complete notice period) • I'm also very interested in hearing from PIP Assessors who have already completed the training and have experience as they would like someone to join them ASAPThis opportunity will best suit an individual who wants to develop their career at a growing company that places a high emphasis on the training and development of its staff. The post will be supported by a robust in-house training programme with a clinical mentor and once in post you will receive full training and supervision through clinical reasoning sessions, joint assessments, supervision and peer review with daily advice and support from senior staff and management. You would be expected to do 5 assessments a day and maintain the high level of quality service that the company continuously promotes.Key skills and Competencies: • Minimum of 2 years post NMC/HCPC registration experience • Clear understanding of the functional effects and clinical aspects of a wide range of physical health, mental health and developmental disorders • Excellent communication skills : written and verbal, with the ability to write detailed reports • Organisational and time management skills • Good IT skills including word processingIf you are interested in this vacancy please send your CV to email@example.com and I will give you a call. Alternatively you can call me on 01628 630104 for more information.REFERRAL SCHEME:We will reward you with £200 if you recommend a new candidate to us who is not already registered and we secure them a role for a minimum of 1 month. If you know anyone who is looking for work at the moment then please get in touch!