Disability Assessors

Medacs Healthcare
26000.00 GBP Annual
12 Jul 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Great Opportunities for Disability Assessor Positions in Grimsby

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Require 1 Full-Time and 1 Part-Time Assessor

Salary: GBP26,000 to GBP36,000 pro rata depending on experience

As a medical (disability) assessor you will join an established team of highly skilled health care professionals. The role on offer is both challenging and rewarding; you will utilise your clinical and evidence based knowledge, highly tuned interpersonal skills and examination skills to work determine how disabilities or impairments (from a range of health conditions) impact on activities of daily living.

You will assess individuals who are making a claim for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP), and the role has flexible working days and hours, opportunities for career progression and ring fenced CPD funding. Our initial training is highly supportive and will help you develop any news skills to undertake this exciting role.

Happy working as part of a team or on your own initiative, you'll have sufficient clinical knowledge to read and understand complex claimant information and have excellent report writing skills to enable you to provide DWP with a robust assessment report.

You'll have appropriate questioning skills along with the ability to capture informal and formal observations and will be confident using computers.

  • Training

To become a PIP Assessor you will undertake a 4 stage training programme that will build on your professional skills and provide you with the new competencies essential for the role:

1) E learning (20-25 hours)

2) Face to face course =4.5 days (maybe residential depending on home location)

3) Mentored assessment period

4) Reports audited until satisfactory grades achieved.

On achieving approval as a PIP Assessor, you will have acquired a transferable qualification which will be an asset on any CV, inevitably broadening your career prospects

  • Required experience:

    • Minimum 2 years of post-graduate experience
    • Full registration with NMC/HCPC (as appropriate) & continuous development maintained.
    • Excellent clinic, communication & interpersonal skills & basic IT abilities (MS Word)
    • Skills in report writing would be beneficial

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