PIP Assessor

Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, England
Pay
£ 32000 - 34000 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Manager, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
20 Nov 2019
Closes
18 Dec 2019

Job Description

Health & Disability Assessor

Location: Stockton Office

Salary: £32,000 rising to £34,000 after 18 months service

Experienced Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Paramedics, Physiotherapists & Occupational Therapists required

Monday to Friday, 9 to 5:30 - No Weekends, nights or shifts. Part-Time roles also available

We are recruiting for registered Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Paramedics, Physiotherapists & Occupational Therapists 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 2 years' post-qualification and registration in the UK who possess a UK driving licence.

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 re-validation support and processes which keep our clinicians at the top of their game!

Role overview:

Conducting thorough and consultative verbal assessments with people who are living with a long-term health condition and/or disability
Once accredited, following training you will work in the community conducting home visits as well as in the local assessment centres
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, Phyios, OTs, Paramedics
Government legislation requires at least two years' post qualification work experience to be able to start in the role.
Roles outside of London require a driving licence owing to home visits which are a requirement in all roles
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 re-validate 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 more.

Ref: STOCKSF1001

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