Disability Assessor

  • Company:
    NRG
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    12 hours ago
  • Category:
    Healthcare & Medical

Job title – Disability Assessor

Salary – £35,000 – £37,000 per annum + Excellent training and benefits

Location – Manchester

Contract – Full time or part time

Are you a highly motivated Nurse, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Paramedic looking for a rewarding new challenge?

If so, Independent Assessment Services has an excellent opportunity for you to develop your existing skills and qualify as a Disability Assessor. You will be rewarded with a fantastic benefits package, with no weekend work required.

**Please note due to COVID-19 all training is currently done online **

The role

Your primary role will be to conduct assessments in line with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) guidelines for Personal Independence Payment (PIP), a benefit designed to help support people who are living with long-term health conditions or disabilities.

Given the wide range of conditions and disabilities, the role will vary each day and will contribute to your expanding clinical knowledge. It will involve a mixture of home consultations, consultation centre based appointments and producing paper-based reviews.

You will receive comprehensive training as part of a 25 week induction and receive ongoing peer support from a range of health professionals.

Personal specification:

  • Nurses (RGNs, RMNs, RNLDs)
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Paramedics
  • Valid drivers licence (required for roles outside the M25)
  • Two years post-qualification experience

Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave, with the option to buy 10 and sell up to five days
  • Employer-matched pension scheme, up to 10%
  • Life assurance, private medical insurance and medical indemnity insurance
  • Reimbursement of your annual NMC/HCPC registration fee
  • Health screening every two years (after one years service)
  • Thorough in-house and professional training and development, well over the required CPD hours to revalidate and maintain your professional registration
  • Flexible benefits tailored to your needs including travel or dental insurance, cycle to work scheme and more
  • Award-winning Employee Support Networks – As we strive to be diverse and inclusive, you’ll have access to seven Employee Support Networks that will be on hand to advise you in different areas: Members of the Armed Forces (Armed Forces Network, which received the Golden Award 2016), Generational Diversity (Aeon Network), Ability (Adapt Network), Gender (Aspire Network), LGBT+ and friends (Pride Network), Cultural (Together Network) and our latest addition the Return to Work Network


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