DWP PIP: Disability Assessor

Recruiter
Medicare First
Location
Swansea (Abertawe)
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
07 Jul 2018
Closes
14 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

DWP PIP: Disability Assessor - Registered Nurse, OT, Paramedic, Physiotherapist (Permanent roles available - part time/full time)

Starting salary: £34,000, Salary rises to £35k once DWP approved, potential to earn up to £38,000
This role is also available for contractors and will pay up to £95 per report. (10 reports per week minimum). This does not include the Belfast area.

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 England, Wales, Peterborough 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.

Requirements:

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