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Disability Assessor - Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Belfast

Belfast, Northern Ireland

£34,000 to £38,000 + benefits + overtime


DisabilityAssessor - Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Nurse, Physio, OT orParamedics sought

£34,000 to £38,000 + benefits + overtime

Location of Job: Belfast

Jobs for experiencedNurses and allied health professionals (AHPs):

Nurse positions for RGN, RMN, RNLD

AHP positions for Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapistsand Paramedics

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 sites and the community

* 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

Job description

We are recruiting Nurses and AHPs who are looking todiversify their career and medical knowledge in this exciting and challengingrole. In this role you will meet with customers and review a wide range ofdifferent health conditions, you will create an impartial report detailing howtheir conditions affect their day to day lives.

We are recruiting forregistered Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists(OTs) and Paramedics who can:

  • Interview customers to understand their conditions and howthey affect their daily function

  • Review and understanding supporting evidence

  • Produce and present comprehensive and impartial reportsused by Government (DWP)

In this role you also benefit from the excellent work lifebalance, as well as professional development and a career with opportunities togrow and diversify your medical knowledge and skills outside of a traditionalmedical setting.

We are seeking thosewho possess:

  • Broad based healthcare Practice for 2 yearspost-qualification and registration in the UK

  • Basic IT skills, as your reports need to be promptly typedon a PC/Laptop

  • Driving license and own vehicle to conduct home visits inthe community

We are advertising health and disabilityassessment 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.


* Positive work/lifebalance and flexibility

* 25 days' annual leave, with the option to buy and sell up to 10 days
* Reimbursement of your annual NMC/HCPC registration fee
* A full market leading package of additional benefits

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 by calling#########

Posted 20 days ago

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