Disability Assessor

Recruiter
Ellis Jackson Recruitment
Location
Norfolk
Posted
11 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: PIP Disability Assessor (Occupational Therapist, Paramedic, Physiotherapist or Registered Nurse)
Base Location: Norwich
Starting Salary: £33,000 per annum + benefits + overtime opportunities
Hours: Full or part time available

Ellis Jackson Recruitment is one of the leading specialist recruitment consultancies in the UK & Ireland.

Role Overview:
- Complete functional medical assessments and detailed reports in an Assessment Centre for personal independence payment
- Assess a varied caseload including conditions from a physical, mental health, cognitive and sensory impairment
- Engage with claimants to understand exactly how their disability affects them
- Review further medical evidence and complete a comprehensive and impartial evidence-based report
- You would be provided with a comprehensive induction training programme over a two-week period; followed by an individualised 12-16 week training package to support you through the learning curve to become a fully qualified Disability Assessor.

Employee Benefit Package:
- Attractive working hours (Monday-Friday - No nights, weekends or bank holidays)
- 21 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holiday
- Pension scheme
- Full in-depth induction training
- Access to company health cash plan which includes support for Optical, Consultation, Therapy and Dental treatments
- Funding for external CPD training
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Excellent prospects for promotion and professional growth

Requirements:
- You must be a qualified Nurse, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Paramedic or Doctor.
- Minimum 2 years of post-registration experience within a clinical setting
- Full registration with the relevant professional body (NMC/HCPC/GMC)
- Excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills
- A positive, empathetic and professional manner
- Strong computer and IT skills
- Be able to demonstrate the ability to work autonomously
- Skills in report writing is beneficial
- Previous experience as a Disability Assessor/Disability Analyst is advantageous but not essential as full training is provided

To find out more about this opportunity please apply now or call ##### ######to speak to one of our specialist health and social care consultants today.

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