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Disability Assessor

Employer
Meridian Business Support
Location
Salford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Feb 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

PIP Disability Assessor - Full Time (Mon-Fri - 37.5 hours) or Part Time (3 days - 23.5 hours)
Registered Nurse, Paramedics, Occupational Therapists or Physiotherapists - NMC / HCPC Registered
Starting Salary £32,000 + Benefits

Would you like the opportunity to expand your clinical knowledge, have a better work-life balance and gain a new skill that will improve your assessment and report writing skills?

If so, our prestigious client, a leading provider of health assessment services in the UK are seeking to recruit NMC/HCPC registered Health Professionals (RGN, RMN, RNLD, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist and Paramedics) to join their friendly clinical team.

The role is working for the Independent Assessment Service, which is a department in ATOS.
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) pass the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) case to them to be independently assessed.
Their job is to help DWP understand how the health condition or disability affects claimants daily life. Once the assessment is finished, a report will be sent to the DWP, who then make a decision on the PIP claim.

Main Responsibilities:

Using your clinical knowledge and experience to conduct assessment centre and community-based PIP assessments. Normally the role will be a face to face role but as for right now, it is telephone based.
Gathering information from the assessment in order to write a detailed, high standard report to be used by the DWP in the decision-making process of whether the claimant is eligible for the PIP benefit.
Although, you do not have to have previous experience in the disability assessor role, you do need to be a registered nurse (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Paramedic with 18 months of post-graduate experience.Benefits:

Excellent work life balance (Monday to Friday) - no nights, weekends or bank holidays are required
Annually salary reviews and performance-based salary uplifts
Fantastic prospect for promotion and professional growth
Professional body fee reimbursement (NMC)
Private medical insurance, life assurance, income protection insurance, pension scheme, personal accident insurance and professional indemnity insurance
CPD and re-validation support with protection and training on a regular basis
Plenty of progression opportunitiesIf you think this may be the role for you then please apply to this advert and a member of recruitment team will be in touch. Alternatively, to find out further information or to have a confidential conversation please call or email Alex Dallow; m. (phone number removed) | e. Alex.Dallow "@" (url removed)
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