Disability Assessor

Area(s)

Occupational Therapy

Location

Europe , Wales , South Wales , Cardiff

Type

Full-Time, Permanent

Salary

£34000.00 – £38000.00 per annum

Reference

PIPAssessCardiff1526468512

Date Posted

16 May 2018

Applications Close

13 June 2018


Job Description

We are currently the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions is recruiting Disability Assessors to join their established teams across parts of the UK, Wales and Northern Ireland.

PIP replaced Disability Living Allowance for working age customers from 16-64.

About the role:
You will be based from home, working within a radius of your address, visiting claimants at the local consultation centre or in their own homes. A full functional assessment, including evaluating Activities of Daily Living will be completed. You will also dissect and analyse important information such as claimant questionnaires, GP documentation and multidisciplinary data.

This information will then be elaborated upon in a comprehensive and structured report including recommendations as to when the customer's circumstances should be reviewed.

This role is available for both full and part time candidates. Also available as contractor roles paying up to £95 per report (must complete a minimum of 10 reports per week)

About you:
You will be a fully qualified Healthcare Professional (Nurse, OT, Paramedic or Physiotherapist)
At least 2 years' post qualification experience
Full registration with HCPC or NMC
Hold a full UK driving licence with access to your own vehicle
Customer facing assessment experience
Report writing experience or equivalent
Good IT skills
Community experience desirable

What's in it for you?

Training and development (and initial 6 week training course, fully paid)
Salary rises to £35k once DWP approved
Earning potential = £38kpa
Excellent career progression and opportunity to expand your CPD
Life assurance and pension
Work-life balance (bank holidays off)
Diverse working structure and variety of working environments
Degree of flexibility - working from home

If this sounds like the role for you then please contact me on Amy.harrison@medicarefirst.co.uk or please give me a call on 0161 509 7521.