Disability Assessor - Ipswich CO Homebased

Recruiter
SJB Services UK Ltd
Location
Colchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
1261859689
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a highly motivated Nurse, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Paramedic looking for a rewarding new challenge?

If so, Independent Assessment Services has an excellent opportunity for you to develop your existing skills and qualify as a Disability Assessor. You will be rewarded with a fantastic benefits package, with no weekend work required.

The role

Your primary role will be to conduct assessments in line with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) guidelines for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) - a benefit designed to help support people who are living with long-term health conditions or disabilities.

Given the wide range of conditions and disabilities, the role will vary each day and will contribute to your expanding clinical knowledge. It will involve a mixture of community-based consultations and producing paper-based reviews.

You will receive comprehensive training as part of a 20-week induction and receive ongoing peer support from a range of health professionals.

Personal specification

Nurses (RGNs, RMNs, RNLDs)
Physiotherapists
Occupational Therapists
Paramedics
Valid driver's licence (required for roles outside central London)
Two years post-qualification experienceBenefits

25 days' annual leave, with the option to buy 10 and sell up to five days
Employer-matched pension scheme, up to 10%
Life assurance, private medical insurance and medical indemnity insurance
Reimbursement of your annual NMC/HCPC registration fee
Health screening every two years (after one years' service)
Thorough in-house and professional training and development, well over the required CPD hours to revalidate and maintain your professional registration
Flexible benefits tailored to your needs including travel or dental insurance, cycle to work scheme and more
Award-winning Employee Support Networks - As we strive to be diverse and inclusive, you´ll have access to six Employee Support Networks for advice in different areas: Members of the Armed Forces (Armed Forces Network, which received the Golden Award 2016), Generational Diversity (Aeon Network), Ability (Adapt Network), Gender (Aspire Network), LGBT + and friends (Pride Network), and Cultural (Together Network)

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