Disability Assessor

Stonebranch Healthcare
Suffolk, UK
Closing date
5 Nov 2020

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Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Disability Assessor

Specialities: Physiotherapists, Paramedics, Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Occupational Therapists

Salary: £35k/pa + Benefits + OTE(on re-opening of assessment centres)

*PLEASE NOTE: There are no face-to-face assessments being conducted at present due to COVID-19. All Disability Assessor work is conducted at home and is computer- and telephone- based for the foreseeable future. Company laptops provided to access relevant systems.*

Disability Assessor requirements:

* Valid HCPC/NMC pin with a minimum of 2 years' experience as a registered nurse/physio/paramedic/OT

* Driving License

* No previous assessor experience required as full, paid training is provided

Disability Assessor role:

* Annual salary of £35k-£37k

* Shifts are Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm (office hours), with Bank Holidays off as standard

* Full training is supplied, including a residential two week course, with additional ongoing on-the-job support.

* Conducting face-to-face interviews with PIP (Personal Independence Payment) claimants with the use of a proforma

* Conducting impartial, holistic medical assessments only and does not require you to make any decisions on claim outcomes

* Compiling a report, which is then dispatched for review and decision as to eligibility

* This can take place either in a dedicated assessment centre or an individual's home

Disability Assessor benefits:

* 25 days annual leave, with the option to buy and sell up to 10 days

* On Target Earnings (OTE) of up to £44,400 when face-to-face assessments resume

* Performance related pay rise of £1,000 per year for the first 2 years.

* Pension scheme, matching up to 10% of your contributions

* Private medical insurance, medical indemnity insurance, life insurance and travel insurance

* Reimbursement of your annual NMC/HCPC registration fee

* Health screening every two years, after one year's service

* 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

Stonebranch Healthcare - recruitment for healthcare professionals by healthcare professionals. Led by a team of experienced doctors and nurses, we specialise in providing disability assessment services, offering unparalleled support throughout the application process, including 24/7 availability and intensive one-on-one interview preparation, meaning an enviable placement success rate and a 100% feedback rating. As healthcare professionals we understand the challenges presented by the current healthcare sector, allowing us to provide detailed and honest insight into the role as a colleague.

Don't hesitate to get in touch if you'd like to know more about the role of Disability Assessor, Nurse Assessor, Disability Analyst
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