Disability Assessor

Pudsey, West Yorkshire, England
LS28 6AG
Pay
£ 29000 - 29000 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
31 Jul 2020
Closes
28 Aug 2020

Job Description

Are you an experienced caregiver? We are looking for Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, or Paramedics who are looking for a brand new challenge with countless career progression opportunities.

Are you looking for a better work-life balance? Are you looking for better benefits in your next career move? If so, this role is definitely for you!

As a PIP Disability Assessor, you will be responsible for carrying out full holistic, face-to-face assessments with individuals who have a varied range of physical and/or mental health disabilities. These individuals are seeking to receive the PIP benefit scheme.

Part of your role as a Disability Assessor will be to use your clinical experience by looking into various different activities of daily living and doing a physical assessment if necessary, to understand the severity of their conditions and what their limitations are.

In addition, you will gather your findings into a comprehensive and concise report and interpret medical evidence to support the decision-making process.

This role is ideal for those who are passionate about delivering high-quality care, yet are ready for a brand new challenge in a more non-clinical setting.

Salary Offered:

  • £29k starting salary increasing with length of service to £35K.

Requirements:

  • RGN, RMN, RLD, Paramedic, Physio, Occupational Therapists
  • 2 years post reg clinical experience
  • Full registration with NMC/HCPC with no restrictions on Pin.

You do not need experience as a Disability Assessor previously as a fully paid training scheme is provided if you are successful.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Face-to-face assessments, compiling detailed medical reports
  • Working with people who have a diverse range of health conditions, including physical, sensory, mental health and cognitive issues
  • Working within a non-clinical environment and also carrying out consultations at claimants' homes where needed
  • Ability to work autonomously and I.T competency would be beneficial

What training and ongoing development are offered?

  • Ongoing CPD from Atos, also inhouse training developed and supported by Clinical Support Leads.

What method are you using to do interviews currently?

  • All interviews are being held remotely via conference or Zoom call.

Benefits:

  • Standard pension
  • Overtime when there is a business need
  • Holiday entitlement of 25 + public holidays
  • Free parking on site
  • You'll benefit from comprehensive, full-time training and a full salary from the start, ongoing CPD support is provided, as is re-validation and renewal of professional body registration.

Progression:

  • Internal progression to Clinical Support starting at £35K or Clinical Support Lead £40k plus car allowance and mobile phone.

Flexible, part-time Working opportunities are available after the full-time training is complete (minimum requirement of 20 hours per month).

If you are interested in discovering more about this Disability Assessor role, please apply now.

Please note that interviews are currently being conducted remotely via conference or Zoom call.

We look forward to hearing from you!

TFS Healthcare is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

TFS Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

TFS Healthcare will make reasonable adjustments and provide support for anyone who needs it either to apply or to succeed in the role. We will also support people to access our clients' organisations with sensitivity, respect and care.

Ref: 310720DAPudsey

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