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Disability Assessor - Durham

Meridian Business Support
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14 Jun 2021

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Disability Analyst - RGN/RMH/OT/PA/PHYSIO
Location: Durham
Salary: £37,333 - £39,333 + Bonus
Full Time and Part Time Opportunities
We are currently looking for qualified Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Paramedics and Doctors to join our established multi-professional team , conducting functional medical assessments on behalf of a well-established independent health-care business.

You would be working for a leading provider of health-related government services, delivering disability assessment services on behalf of the DWP.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Registered Nurse, Paramedic, Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist to use their clinical knowledge and assessment skills in a new environment. Full comprehensive training is provided with on going support throughout your career. There is a number of different options for progression within the organisation as this is a growing sector, so there is plenty of possibilities for future progression within the role.
What does working as a Disability Analyst include?

You would be completing functional medical assessments and writing detailed reports within a consultation centre, in addition to reviewing further medical evidence.
You would be assessing individuals who have a varied caseload of conditions such as physical, mental health, cognitive and sensory impairment.
Receive a comprehensive training programme, consisting of a four-week induction programme, followed by a 12-16-week training package in order to support you through the learning curve.
If you wish to do a part time role then 4 weeks full time training is required before dropping down.

Personal Requirements

Full HCPC/NMC registration
Skilled in report writing
Good communication skills
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to work towards set targets
Benefit Package

Excellent work life balance, working Monday - Friday, no weekends, nights, or bank holidays.
Salary increase at approximately 6 months and 12 months (on approval)
The choice to work weekends and earn rewarding overtime payments
Permanent Home working options available
Progression opportunities
33 days holiday including bank holidays
Healthcare cash plan enabling you to claim back on costs such as dental.
Free and discounted physio.
Bonus Structures - Can earn an extra £2000 annually
Private healthcare plan.
Pension scheme.
Further ongoing CPD training and internal courses.
Company phone and IT support provided to all staff.
Free counselling and support services.
Company-wide and regional social events
Great team dynamics and a supportive clinical culture.
Less admin tasks and more autonomy in your role.
Employee Assistance Programme (accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days per week).
Excellent prospects for promotion and professional growth.
Revalidation support for nurses.
Split role opportunities for physiotherapists, who can combine PIP assessments alongside our musculoskeletal physiotherapy development pathway.
Virtual Training
Coronavirus update
Due to coronavirus the nature of this role has temporarily changed. Instead of working from a clinic location and meeting claimants in person, our Disability Assessors are currently holding consultations over the phone.

As we are currently operating remotely, your interview will be done virtually or over the phone as well as your training if you are successful.

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)
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