Health and Disability assessment role - Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Merco Medical Staffing Ltd
25 Mar 2019
28 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Health and Disability assessment role - Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

£32,000 to £35,000 + benefits + overtime

Location of Job: Exeter

Salary: £32,000 rising to £35,000 during initial 18 months

Note – this salary has a stepped increase at approval, then again 9 months and 18 months’ service

Jobs for experienced Nurses and allied health professionals (AHPs):

Nurse positions for RGN, RMN, RNLD

AHP positions for Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Paramedics

We are recruiting for registered Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Paramedics who want to use their clinical skills applied in a new way. In this role you also benefit from the excellent work life balance, as well as professional development and a career with opportunities to grow and diversify your medical knowledge and skills outside of a traditional medical setting.

We are seeking those who have been working for 2 years’ post-qualification and registration in the UK.

In this role you will grow your medical knowledge and work in a health and disability assessment role conducting appointments with applicants of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) benefit. There is unrivalled investment in you as an employee and you will earn over 35 hours of CPD in your initial 2 weeks whilst completing an excellent training academy as you work towards accreditation as a Disability Analyst.

Role overview:

* Conducting thorough and consultative verbal assessments with people who are living with a long term health condition(s) and/or disabilities

* Once accredited, following training you will work in one of the local assessment centres

* You will ensure that your part in the assessment process is positive, dignified and professional

* You will produce excellent written (typed on a PC) reports on the extent of conditions presented, and their impact on daily life to help the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to make an informed decision around an individual’s entitlement to the benefit


* 25 days' annual leave, with the option to buy and sell up to 10 days
* Pension scheme, matching up to 10% of your contributions
* Life assurance, private medical insurance and medical indemnity insurance
* Reimbursement of your annual NMC/HCPC registration fee
* Health screening every two years, after one year's service
* Thorough in-house and professional training and development, covering well over the required CPD hours to revalidate and maintain your professional registration
* All flexible benefits can be tailored to your requirement and lifestyle: travel or dental insurance, child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme and more.

To apply or find out further information please contact Merco who are experts in clinical staffing with clients in NHS and independent sectors nationwide.

Why Merco?

Merco have 16 years’ clinical staffing experience - we only work with specialist and experienced clinicians providing work across the health and social care sector. We have excellent permanent and locum opportunities for Doctors, Nurses and AHPs.

If you are interested in discovering more about this or any other permanent or locum roles, please get in touch by applying online, by sending your up to date CV through an application online or by calling 020 3897 7586

We are advertising health and disability assessment jobs for the below specialities:

* NMC Registered Nurses (RGN, RMN or RNLD)

* HCPC Registered Physiotherapist

* HCPC Registered Occupational Therapist (OT)

* HCPC Registered Paramedic

Government legislation requires at least two years’ post qualification work experience to be able to start in the role.

* Roles which are peripatetic or regionally mobile may require a driving licence owing to the nature of a multi-based role


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