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Home Based Disability Assessor - Harrow

Everpool Recruitment

Harrow

Permanent

£42000 - £44000/annum

HA35AA

Posted: 22/09/2022

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Home-based* Disability Assessor 
Location:
Starting Salary - £42,000 - £43,000 upon completion of training and £44,000 at 1 year service (performance related)
Alongside the above - (+ Bi-Annual 10% incentive bonus)
Virtual Training Completed
 
How do you feel about progressing in your career and a change from those long 12-hour shifts?

We are currently recruiting for qualified Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, and paramedics to join an established multi-professional team with at least 1-year minimum experience within the roles provided above. They are looking for PIP (Personal Independent Payment) assessors to deliver the highest of standards using the clinical knowledge you must assess, analyse, and write concise reports upon your findings and to work on behalf of the DWP.

Benefits:

Salary increases by £1,000 at 6 months service and again at 12 months
10% bonus (performance based)
Mon-Fri- 9:00am – 5:00pm office hours (no weekends)
Part-Time options available after 6 weeks of training
25 days + bank holidays
Professional membership cost covered
Amazing training programme
Home Based options available
Life insurance
Pension scheme
Reward and recognition scheme
Foundation funds
Private healthcare
Maternity/Paternity leave 

What a day in the life of a Disability Assessor looks like:

You would be completing medical assessments and writing up detailed reports, reviewing other medical reports and gathering supporting evidence to back up your PIP claimant.
You will assess and observe individuals who have a range of conditions such as physical, mental health, cognitive and sensory impairments.
Conducting a thorough functional medical assessment of their disability or condition.
Use of strong communication skills to learn more about how their disability affects them.
Write and Submit reports using IT systems.There are two roles available when undertaking the disability assessor role, the one chosen for you depends on the business needs:

Back Office – this role requires you to review PIP cases and complete paper-based reviews of the cases. You would be the first person to review a PIP case including terminally ill cases and you would be expected to gather evidence and the medical evidence required.

Front Office – you are required to complete telephone assessments with individuals suffering from various conditions including physical, mental and/or learning disabilities. You must then write up a concise report following the telephone assessment. Your role does not require you to treat, diagnose or make any decision nor does it require any hands-on care. Although your previous clinical knowledge will be useful when completing your detailed assessments and writing in depth reports.

What we are looking for:

Full HCPC/NMC registration
1 years’ experience postgraduate
Skilled in report writing
Good communication skills
Ability to work under pressure 
If you feel the Disability Assessor position may be for you or you are interested in finding out any further information on this, then apply back to this advert and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss further. Alternatively, to find out more about this role privately please contact Melissa Powell on melissa @ (url removed) or call Melissa on (phone number removed)

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