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Disability Assessor Job in Great Yarmouth

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Job ID:

1086830

Location:

Great Yarmouth 

Salary:

£32,000.00

Salary Type:

per year

Employment Type:

Full time
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Title:

Disability Assessor

Category:

Social Care

Posted:

04.01.2019
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Job Description:

Job Title: PIP Disability Assessor (Occupational Therapist, Paramedic, Physiotherapist or Registered Nurse)
Location: Great Yarmouth
Starting Salary: £32,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits + overtime opportunities
Hours: Full or part time available

Role Overview:
• Complete functional medical assessments and detailed reports in an Assessment Centre for personal independence payment
• Assess a varied caseload including conditions from a physical, mental health, cognitive and sensory impairment
• Engage with claimants to understand exactly how their disability affects them
• Review further medical evidence and complete a comprehensive and impartial evidence-based report
• You would be provided with a comprehensive induction training programme over a two-week period; followed by an individualised 12-16 week training package to support you through the learning curve to become a fully qualified Disability Assessor.

Employee Benefit Package:
• Attractive working hours (Monday-Friday - No nights, weekends or bank holidays)
• 33 days holiday including bank holidays
• Bonus which can exceed £500 per month
• Private healthcare plan
• Pension scheme
• Further ongoing CPD training and internal courses
• Company phone and laptop provided to all staff
• Employee Assistance Programme (accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days per week)
• Excellent prospects for promotion and professional growth
• Weekend overtime options available
• Invites to internally funded social events
• Industry leading training and designated clinical manager
• Professional indemnity cover for Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Paramedics
• Revalidation support for Registered Nurses, Paramedics, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists
• Split role opportunities for physiotherapists, who can combine the role of a Disability Assessor alongside musculoskeletal physiotherapy work

Requirements:
• You must be a qualified Nurse, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Paramedic or Doctor.
• Minimum 2 years of post-registration experience within a clinical setting
• Full registration with the relevant professional body (NMC/HCPC/GMC)
• Excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills
• A positive, empathetic and professional manner
• Strong computer and IT skills
• Be able to demonstrate the ability to work autonomously
• Skills in report writing is beneficial
• Previous experience as a Disability Assessor/Disability Analyst is advantageous but not essential as full training is provided

To find out more about this opportunity please apply now or call (phone number removed) to speak to one of our specialist health and social care consultants today