Disability Assessor – Non-Customer Facing (Back Office)

Zoek Pin Newcastle upon Tyne, England

£35000 - £38500/annum Benefits Package

Permanent (Full time)

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Disability Assessor – Non-Customer Facing (Back Office)

ARE YOU A REGISTERED NURSE, PARAMEDIC, PHYSIOTHERAPIST OR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, LOOKING FOR A CHANGE OF CAREER? HAVE YOU CONSIDERED BECOMING A DISABILITY ASSESSOR?

Newcastle

£35,000 - £38,500

Full and Part-Time roles available (after full-time training)

Permanent – Mon-Fri (office hours)

We have a fantastic career opportunity for qualified healthcare professionals (nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and paramedics) to become a disability assessor with fully paid training and personal development to allow you to maintain and develop your clinical and assessment skills in a new environment.

The role will involve conducting back-office assessments for claimants of Personal Independence Payments, liaising with a wide range of healthcare professionals, and gaining further evidence where needed, and producing a report which assesses how their disabilities and health conditions impact on their daily lives. The report will be used in the decision-making process, to ensure that people receive appropriate benefits and support, according to individual needs.

You will work with a diverse and complex range of conditions, including mental and physical health as well as cognitive and sensory impairments.

Minimum requirements:

Qualified, registered healthcare professional

Minimum 1 year post-qualification broad based healthcare experience

Good typing skills and confident with IT systems

Benefits:

25 days annual leave + the opportunity to buy or sell up to 10 additional days

Private medical insurance

Stakeholder pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 10% of basic salary

Health screening

Reimbursement of annual professional registration fee

Continuous professional development and support with revalidation

Office hours (Mon – Fri, no weekends, nights or bank holidays)

For more information and a chat in confidence, to request a brochure, or to apply, please call Celine Deglos at First Day Recruitment or click Apply

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