PIP Disability Assessor

Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
PO1 5HR
DS Associates £ 38000.0 - 41800.0 Per year Full time, Part time Save This Job
Pay
£ 38000.0 - 41800.0 Per year
Hours
Full time, Part time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
9 Jun 2021
Closes
9 Jul 2021

Job Description

We are recruiting for registered Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Paramedics in Portsmouth who want to use their clinical skills applied in a new way and benefit from the excellent work life balance and professional development that a career as a Disability Assessor can give you.

We are seeking those who have been working for 1 year post-qualification and registration in the UK. In this role you will grow your medical knowledge and work in a health and disability assessment role conducting appointments with applicants of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) benefit.

There is unrivalled investment in you as an employee and you will earn over 140 hours of CPD in your initial 3 months whilst completing an excellent training academy as you work towards accreditation as a Disability Assessor. All of this goes towards the revalidation support and processes which keep our clinicians at the top of their game!

*Please note due to COVID-19 this is currently a contact free process, all interviews and training are currently done online from home and a driving licence is no longer essential**

Role overview:

• Conducting thorough and consultative verbal assessments with people who are living with a long term health condition and / or disabilities

• Once accredited, following training you will work in the local assessment centre as well as in the community conducting home visits

**Work from home opportunities are also available**

• Ensuring that your part in the assessment process is positive, dignified and professional

• produce excellent written reports on the conditions presented to help the Department for Work and Pensions to make an informed decision around an individual's entitlement to the benefit We are advertising health and disability assessment jobs for the below specialities:

• NMC Registered Nurses (RGN, RMN or RNLD)

• HCPC Registered Physiotherapist

• HCPC Registered Occupational Therapist (OT)

• HCPC Registered Paramedic

Government legislation requires at least ONE YEAR post qualification work experience to be able to start in the role.

The position offers a competitive salary of £38,000 to £41,800 per annum

Benefits

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

• 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, child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme and more.

For further information and a comprehensive Job Description please call Maxine on Applyor alternatively forward your CV for consideration

Ref: MSAPO

Job Details

PIP Disability Assessor

Portsmouth, Hampshire, Englandd DS Associates
Pay
£ 38000.0 - 41800.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time, Part time
Posted
9 Jun 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
9 Jul 2021

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