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Disability Assessor

  • Location: Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire
  • Salary: additional benefits
  • Contract hours: PartTime

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NHS Disability Assessor Scotland

Meridian Business Support is one of the UKs leading providers of permanent and temporary recruitment to the Nursing and Health and Social Care sectors. We offer bespoke consultancy services to clients and candidates alike.

As part of the Governments welfare reform agenda, the Department for Work and Pensions have introduced a new benefit called the
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) replacing the Disability Living Allowance.

PIP is designed to better reflect todays understanding of disability and is focused on helping with the extra costs disabled people face to lead independent lives.

Do you have clinical knowledge, clinical skills and decisionmaking abilities?

We are currently recruiting for disability assessors for an exciting opportunity working on the DWP contract with the NHS. The role requires you to use your clinical experience to conduct independent assessments to write reports on claimants on behalf of the DWP.

PIP assessment service offers a fresh challenge for
Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Paramedics. This role is moving away from handson clinical care and does not involve treatment, however, it requires a clinical professional to assess the claimants to the highest standard.

The ideal candidate would meet these criteria;

BSc (Hons) or equivalent
Band 6 Experience
2 years post grad in a clinical setting

Salary: £28,050 £37,##### ######Benefits include:

NHS pension
27 days annual leave in your first year, rising to 33 after 10 years
8 Days public holidays
Monday to Friday 95 shift patterns
A full comprehensive 8week training course
A dedicated mentor
Band Six salary
Employer pension contribution of 14.9%

If you are interested in this position or would like to have a confidential discussion to find out further details, Please contact Ellouise on #####@######.### or alternatively click apply.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.



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