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Disability Assessor

Location: National

Salary: £32,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168151

Job title - Disability Assessor

Salary - £32,000 - £35,000

Location - United Kingdom

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