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Health and Disability assessment role - Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Exeter

Barnstaple, Devon, England

£32,000 to £35,000 + benefits + overtime

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Healthand Disability assessment role - Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

£32,000 to £35,000 + benefits + overtime

Location of Job: Barnstaple

Salary: £32,000 rising to £35,000 during initial 18 months

Note this salary has a stepped increase at approval, then again 9 months and18months service

Jobs for experiencedNurses and allied health professionals (AHPs):

Nurse positions for RGN, RMN, RNLD

AHP positions for Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapistsand Paramedics

We are recruiting for registered Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD),Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Paramedics who want to usetheir clinical skills applied in a new way. In this role you also benefit fromthe excellent work life balance, as well as professional development and a careerwith opportunities to grow and diversify your medical knowledge and skillsoutside of a traditional medical setting.

We are seeking those who have been working for 2 yearspost-qualification and registration in the UK.

In this role you will grow your medical knowledge and workin a health and disability assessment role conducting appointments withapplicants of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) benefit. There isunrivalled investment in you as an employee and you will earn over 35 hours ofCPD in your initial 2 weeks whilst completing an excellent training academy asyou work towards accreditation as a Disability Analyst.

Role overview:

* Conducting thorough and consultative verbal assessments withpeople who are living with a long term health condition(s) and/or disabilities

* Once accredited, following training you will work in oneof the local assessment centres

* You will ensure that your part in the assessment processis positive, dignified and professional

* You will produce excellent written (typed on a PC) reportson the extent of conditions presented, and their impact on daily life to helpthe Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to make an informed decision aroundan individuals entitlement to the benefit

We are advertisinghealth and disability assessment jobs for the below specialities:

* NMC RegisteredNurses (RGN, RMN or RNLD)

* HCPC RegisteredPhysiotherapist

* HCPC Registered OccupationalTherapist (OT)

* HCPC RegisteredParamedic

Governmentlegislation requires at least two years post qualification work experience tobe able to start in the role.

* Roles which areperipatetic or regionally mobile may require a driving licence owing to thenature of a multi-based role

Benefits

* 25 days' annual leave, with the option to buy and sell up to 10 days
* Pension scheme, matching up to 10% of your contributions
* Life assurance, private medical insurance and medical indemnity insurance
* Reimbursement of your annual NMC/HCPC registration fee

  • * Health screening every two years, after one year's service
    * Thorough in-house and professional training and development, covering wellover the required CPD hours to revalidate and maintain your professionalregistration
    * All flexible benefits can be tailored to your requirement and lifestyle: travelor dental insurance, child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme and more.

To apply or find out further information please contactMerco who are experts in clinical staffing with clients in NHS and independentsectors nationwide.

Why Merco?

Merco have 16years clinical staffing experience - we only work with specialist andexperienced clinicians providing work across the health and social care sector.We have excellent permanent and locum opportunities for Doctors, Nurses andAHPs. If you areinterested in discovering more about this or any other permanent or locumroles, please get in touch by applyingonline, by sending your up to date CV to ######### (mailto:######### ) or by calling*#########

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