Disability Assessor - Peterborough

Capita Social Care Recruitment
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Disability Assessor - Registered Nurse, OT, Paramedic, Physiotherapist - Permanent Jobs

Starting salary: £34,000, potential to earn up to £38,000

Full or Part Time Job

About Capita | DWP PIP

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We're proud to work with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) for the provision of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Assessment Service.

PIP replaced Disability Living Allowance for working age customers from 16-64. Capita pride themselves on delivering the PIP process on behalf of the DWP.

About the role:

With the introduction of the new legislation, it's a great time to join us and our expanding team. Your rewarding and essential role entails clinically assessing individuals who present a variety of disabilities and compiling impartial reports, which accurately detail your findings.

You will be based from home, working within a radius of your address, visiting claimants at the local consultation centre or in their own homes. A full functional assessment, including evaluating Activities of Daily Living will be completed. You will also dissect and analyse important information such as claimant questionnaires, GP documentation and multidisciplinary data.

This information will then be elaborated upon in a comprehensive and structured report including recommendations as to when the customer's circumstances should be reviewed.

About you:

  • You will be a fully qualified Healthcare Professional (Nurse, OT, Paramedic or Physiotherapist)
  • At least 2 years' post qualification experience
  • Full registration with HCPC or NMC
  • Hold a full UK driving licence with access to your own vehicle
  • Customer facing assessment experience
  • Report writing experience or equivalent
  • Good IT skills
  • Community experience desirable

What's in it for you?

  • Training and development (and initial 6 week training course, fully paid)
  • Salary rises to £35k once DWP approved
  • Earning potential = £38k
  • Excellent career progression and opportunity to expand your CPD
  • Excellent salary
  • Life assurance and pension
  • Work-life balance (bank holidays off)
  • Diverse working structure and variety of working environments
  • Degree of flexibility - working from home

Apply within remembering to attach your CV or contact Chris Bonner for more info;


Capita Social Care Resourcing is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.