Disability Assessor - Occupational Therapist
Barking, Greater London, England
Recruiting for Care is one of the UKs leading providers of permanent recruitment solutions to the Nursing, Health and Social Care sectors and we offer bespoke consultancy services to clients and candidates alike.
We are currently looking to recruit a Disability Analyst who are a qualified Occupational Therapist.
Your primary role will be to conduct health and disability assessments in line with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) guidelines for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP).
About PIP; As part of the Government's welfare reform agenda, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have introduced a new benefit called the Personal Independence Payment (PIP). Replacing the Disability Living Allowance (DLA). PIP is designed to better reflect today's understanding of disability and is focused on helping with the extra costs disabled people face to lead independent lives.
- To carry out medical examinations and provide medical advice on capacity of work (PIP assessments). Work to productivity and quality targets and respond positively to feedback.
- Analyse and interpret clinical information/medical evidence and provide reports in a professional and concise manner.
- Produce succinct, accurate and comprehensive reports in plain English to enable decision making and are of a good standard before being forwarded to the client
You’ll benefit from comprehensive full-time training and full salary from the start, and ongoing CPD support is provided, as is revalidation and renewal of professional body registration.
The job involves undertaking face-to-face assessments and compiling detailed medical reports, working with people who have a diverse range of health conditions, including physical, sensory, mental health and cognitive issues.
• 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
• Yearly salary reviews
• Private medical insurance with options for your family,
• Income protection insurance
• Flexible overtime opportunities
• Many more optional benefits
If you are interested in this position or would like to have a confidential discussion to find out further details, please call Amy Leadbetter at Recruiting for Care on Apply. Alternatively, if you apply to this advert someone from the Recruiting for Care team will be in touch.
- £ 41000 - 41000 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 26 Sep 2017
Closes 26 Oct 2017
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