Disability Assessor DWP

Medacs Healthcare - 30+ days ago
Medacs Healthcare

Starting salary: £35,000 plus benefits

We are looking for qualified Nurses, Paramedics, Physiotherapists or Occupational Therapists with a minimum of two years post-registration experience to join our team of Disability Assessors.

What are the main job functions?

The role of a Disability Assessor is to 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 claimants functional ability and provide a comprehensive report in a concise and professional manner.

The role is best suited to those with a broad clinical knowledge and previous experience of assessing/report writing although full training is provided. Please note strong IT skills are required and all candidates must have a typing speed of 41WPM.

What we will provide to you:

  • Starting salary of £35000
  • A permanent contract
  • Fixed hours with no evening or weekend work
  • Reimbursement of HCPC/NMC registration fee once passed probation
  • £500 refer a friend scheme*
  • £500 bonus once you have passed probation*
  • Optional paid overtime (depending on business need)
  • 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
  • Annual salary reviews and performance-based salary uplifts
  • Membership of the company pension and life assurance scheme
  • Online wellness portal

Essential Requirements

  • Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Paramedic, Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist
  • Two years 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

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: BRAD123

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

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