Disability Assessor - Leeds
Starting salary: £35,000 (+OTE)
Permanent contract - full and part time available
Meridian Business Support is a permanent recruitment agency and we are currently recruiting Disability Assessors (RGN, RMN, RNLD, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist and Paramedics) for an exciting opportunity working on the DWPs disability contract.
The main duties of this role include:
A combination of working in an assessment centre and at your base location, mapped to your postcode.
Use your broad-based medical experience and clinical knowledge to conduct independent health assessments and produce a report on behalf of the DWP
You will not be required to make any decisions within this role but simply assist with the health assessment of the claims process
utilise your clinical knowledge and broad-based medical experience by carrying out face to face assessments and examinations in a holistic manner. Such assessments focus on how a person's health condition(s) may have an impact on day-to-day life.
use IT systems and software to write clear and concise medical reports which will later be used for decision making purposes.
This is a permanent position with both full and part time available. The standard working hours are Monday - Friday, office hours. No weekends, nights or bank holidays are required.
Previous experience as an Assessor is not required as full comprehensive training is provided. We will consider applications from all levels of Nursing. However, the minimum requirement is 2 years post graduate experience. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with the general public.
25 days' annual leave, with the option to buy and sell annual leave
After being signed off as a qualified disability assessor, you will receive a 1 off payment of £1000
After being in the company for 12 months, you will receive a £1,500 salary increase
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, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and many more
If you are interested in the Disability Assessor position and would like to start an application, 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
Ged Walsh - (phone number removed) / Liverpool_resourcers @ (url removed)