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Disability Assessor

  • Location: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England
  • Salary: £32k per year + Bonuses + Benefits
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Job Title: PIP Disability Assessor (Occupational Therapist, Paramedic, Physiotherapist or Registered Nurse)
Location: Sunderland
Starting Salary: £32,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits + overtime opportunities
Hours: Full or part time available

Role Overview:

  • Complete functional assessments and detailed reports in an Assessment Centre for personal independence payment
  • Assess a varied caseload including conditions from a physical, mental health, cognitive and sensory impairment
  • Engage with claimants to understand exactly how their disability affects them
  • Review further medical evidence and complete a comprehensive and impartial evidence-based report
  • You would be provided with a comprehensive induction training programme over a two-week period; followed by an individualised 12-16 week training package to support you through the learning curve to become a fully qualified Disability Assessor.

Employee Benefit Package:

  • Attractive working hours (Monday-Friday - No nights, weekends or bank holidays)
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Bonus which can exceed £500 per month
  • Private healthcare plan
  • Pension scheme
  • Further ongoing CPD training and internal courses
  • Company phone and laptop provided to all staff
  • Employee Assistance Programme (accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days per week)
  • Excellent prospects for promotion and professional growth
  • Weekend overtime options available
  • Invites to internally funded social events
  • Industry leading training and designated clinical manager
  • Professional indemnity cover for Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Paramedics
  • Revalidation support for Registered Nurses, Paramedics, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists
  • Split role opportunities for physiotherapists, who can combine the role of a Disability Assessor alongside musculoskeletal physiotherapy work

Requirements:

  • You must be a qualified Nurse, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Paramedic or Doctor.
  • Minimum 2 years of post-registration experience within a clinical setting
  • Full registration with the relevant professional body (NMC/HCPC/GMC)
  • Excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • A positive, empathetic and professional manner
  • Strong computer and IT skills
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to work autonomously
  • Skills in report writing is beneficial
  • Previous experience as a Disability Assessor/Disability Analyst is advantageous but not essential as full training is provided

To find out more about this opportunity please apply now or call ##### ######to speak to one of our specialist health and social care consultants today.

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