Meridian Business Support is one of the UK's leading providers of permanent and temporary recruitment to the Nursing, Health and Social Care sectors and we offer bespoke consultancy services to clients and candidates alike.
Are you a driven Occupational Therapist, who is seeking a new challenge and looking to improve your work-life balance? Do you want to use your clinical knowledge, skills and decision making abilities in a new environment? If you have answered yes to these questions then we have an excellent opportunity for you working as a Occupational Therapist. Your primary role will be to conduct health and disability assessments in line with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) guidelines for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP).
As part of the Government's welfare reform agenda, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have introduced a new benefit called the Personal Independence Payment (PIP). Replacing the Disability Living Allowance (DLA). PIP is designed to better reflect today's understanding of disability and is focused on helping with the extra costs disabled people face to lead independent lives.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Occupational Therapist, to enhance assessment skills as well as continuing to develop your clinical skills. Full comprehensive training is provided with on going support throughout your career. There are a number of different progression avenues within the organisation due to the growing sector so there is plenty of opportunity for future progression within the role.
Starting salary for this role is £32,000. Salary is increased to £33,000 after approval (between 3 - 6 months). Salary is increased to £34,000 after 9 months and again to £35,000 after 18 months.
- At 9-month mark, performance related £1000 increase will be put in place and again at 18-month mark
- Performance rewards of £40 for extra assessments
- 25 days annual leave (plus all eight bank holidays)
- NMC/HCPC fee reimbursement and support with re-validation
- Additional health cover (health insurance, dental cover, eye tests, etc.) - after being with company for 12 months you can join the scheme which is through BUPA.
- Maternity/paternity pay - standard government
- Death in service
If you are interested in the Occupational Therapist position and would like to have a confidential discussion to find out further details, please apply to this advert or alternatively email your CV to [... Click Apply...] - You can also contact Martyn Cahill at Meridian Business Support on 07500 827 519.
Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.