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Disability Assessor (PIP)

Job Field:
Nurse Jobs
Speciality:
Admission and Assessment Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Nurse Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Registered Nurse Jobs
Country:
England
Region:
Tyne And Wear
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
£
Salary:
35,000 to 38,500 per annum
Salary Description:
£35000 - £38500 per annum
Posted:
03-Nov-21
Recruiter:
Medacs Healthcare
Job Ref:
GATPIP75

Salary: £35,000 - £37,000 (Plus OTE £3,500)

Experience: 1 year

Flexible hours with no evenings or weekends

If you're a Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD), Paramedic, Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist and are looking for your next role, our Disability Assessor position would be ideal for you. This permanent role comes with a favourable starting salary of £35,000, plus uplifts of £1,000 at 6 and 12 months and excellent benefits.

As a Disability Assessor, you will undertake Assessments for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) on the behalf of the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP).

You will be required to analyse and interpret clinical information and medical evidence relating to the claimant's functional ability and provide a comprehensive report in a concise and professional manner. You will be working autonomously however your colleagues and the clinical management team are always on hand to provide support.

The role is best suited to those with a broad clinical knowledge and previous experience of assessing/report writing although full training is provided.

What we will provide to you:

* Starting salary of £35000
* Salary uplifts of £1000 at 6 and 12 months*
* Bi-annual incentive package once you have passed probation*
* £500 refer a friend scheme*
* 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
* Fixed hours with no evening or weekend work
* Reimbursement of HCPC/NMC registration fee once passed probation
* Optional paid overtime
* Extensive training including an eLearning programme and a paid 4-week course
* Regular training to support CPD and revalidation
* Fantastic opportunities for promotion and professional growth
* Membership of the company pension and life assurance scheme
* Online wellness portal

Essential Requirements

* Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Paramedic, Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist
* One year post - registration experience
* Current NMC or HCPC registration with no restrictions

Skills and Experience

* Excellent communication, organisation and time management skills
* Proficient in Microsoft Office with the ability to navigate various IT systems
* The ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
* Experience of working in a range of clinical settings
* Strong IT skills

Developing your career

There is a huge scope to grow professionally within your Disability Assessor career. The next step up would be a Clinical Coach position where you will take charge of training and supporting a Disability Assessor team. Following on would be the Clinical Support Lead who is responsible for a team of health professionals, including Clinical Coaches.

Finally, our Clinical Delivery Manager role has overall responsibility for the Clinical Management Team, who ensures change management and service delivery standards are maintained.

Our recruitment team would love to speak to you about the role. For further information or to arrange a confidential chat please contact us on 07776 964 412 or assessorjobs@medacs.com.

ABOUT US

Medacs Global Group is a global leading healthcare staffing company providing healthcare recruitment expertise to both the public and private sectors. Our parent company, Impellam Group, are one of the largest Recruitment providers within the UK.

We aim to create an inclusive working environment that is challenging, stimulating, rewarding and fulfilling. We value diversity and encourage equal opportunities for all. We think that's the best way to attract the kind of people we're looking for: people who are passionate, involved and committed to providing our employees and customers with the service they deserve.

COVID-19 Considerations:

In order to safeguard the health of vulnerable claimants and our colleagues, our Health Professionals are now conducting PIP consultations from home by telephone. This new way of working also extends to the onboarding and training process but rest assured, keeping you informed and being on hand to support you every step of the way remains our top priority.

Job ref: GATPIP

*Terms and conditions apply please refer to the website for further details

Closing Date:
02/12/2021

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