Disability Assessor - Fully Home-Based - Full Time & Part Time
Work From Home
£35000 - £38500/annum Excellent Benefits
Permanent (Full time)
Clinical Disciplines – RGN, RMN, RNLD, OT, Physio, Paramedic - Lerwick
Salary - £35,000 (£38,500+ OTE)
If you are looking for a full time or a part time remote nursing role that is both a step away from the long, unpredictable shifts, nights and weekends that you are used to and a new challenge to develop your skills and career, you may want to consider one of our roles as a Disability Assessor.
The Disability Homebased Assessor role offers the chance to utilise and build on your clinical knowledge in a new environment that offers full, comprehensive training, the opportunity to complete part of your work from home, exciting career progression opportunities, and many other benefits. (Please see below)
You also have a choice! This opportunity varies between different types of duties.
Duties & Responsibilities Back Office:
You are responsible for clinically evaluating the route in which a claimant’s PIP file is processed
Managing Caseloads of Application Forms
You will be responsible for deciding whether a claimant requires face to face consultation or home
You will utilise their clinical knowledge/skills massively within this role as you are responsible for liaising with GPs, Consultants and Specialist & Responsibilities Front Office:
Use your broad-based medical experience and clinical knowledge to conduct independent health assessments and produce a report on behalf of the DWP
You will not be required to make any decisions within this role but simply assist with the health assessment of the claims process
Utilise your clinical knowledge and broad-based medical experience by carrying out face to face assessments and examinations in a holistic manner. Such assessments focus on how a person's health condition(s) may have an impact on day-to-day life.
Use IT systems and software to write clear and concise medical reports which will later be used for decision making purposes.
Must be NMC / HCPC registered
1 year post graduate experience
Must be IT competent - typing, MS packages
Strong interpersonal skills
No experience necessary as an assessor
- full comprehensive training is provided with full salary from day one. Working Hours – Monday – Friday, Office Hours – (No Weekend's, Nights or Long Days)
25 days annual leave (plus all eight bank holidays)
Private medical insurance
NMC/HCPC fee reimbursement
Continuous Professional Development & support with revalidation
A stakeholder pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 10% of basic salaryIf you are interested in the Disability Assessor position and would like to start an application, then please apply to this advert and a member of recruitment team will be in touch. Alternatively, to find out further information or to have a confidential conversation please call or email
Grace Cheetham – (phone number removed) / (url removed)