PIP Disability Assessor - Office-based or Home-based

Posted 3 September by Adept Recruitment Ltd
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PIP Disability Assessor - Registered Nurse, Paramedic, Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist

Portsmouth

Salaries from £38,000 - £43,700

Full-time or Part-time roles available (after full-time training is completed)

Adept Recruitment is one of the UK's leading providers of permanent recruitment solutions to the Health and Social Care sectors and we offer bespoke consultancy services to clients and candidates alike.

The Role

Do you want to use your clinical knowledge, skills and decision-making abilities in a new environment?

Our client is offering an excellent opportunity to work as a Disability Assessor in various locations across the UK. You would be conducting face to face assessments with Personal Independence Payment claimants on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and producing a report that will be used in the decision making process.

This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to enhance their assessment skills as well as continuing to develop their clinical skills. Full comprehensive training is provided with ongoing 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.

The roles are paying £38,000 to be based in Portsmouth, £40,660 for a Regional role and £43,700 for UK-wide roles. The Regional and UK-Wide roles will involve extensive travel and will involve staying away from home and you will be given a rota every month to allow you to plan ahead and all expenses will be paid. Candidates are also provided with a car for this role so a driving licence is required. You will spend 1 week in the base location (closest to your home) and then 2 weeks in other locations with hotels and expenses paid for if the location is further than 90 minutes drive from your home.

Experience and Skills

•We can accept applications from Registered Nurses (RGN, RMN or RNLD), Paramedics, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists

•Must be NMC / HCPC registered

•18 months Post-Graduate experience

•Must be IT competent - typing, MS packages etc.

•Strong interpersonal skills

•No experience necessary as an Assessor - full comprehensive training is provided with full salary from day one.

Salary and Benefits include:

•£38,000 - £43,700 starting salary

•After 9 months salary will increase by £1000 and after 18 months by further £1000

•Excellent work life balance (Monday to Friday) - no nights, weekends or bank holidays are required

•Annual salary reviews and performance based salary uplifts

•Fantastic prospects for promotion and professional growth

•Professional body fee reimbursement (NMC & HCPC)

•Private medical insurance, life assurance, income protection insurance, pension scheme, personal accident insurance and professional indemnity insurance

•CPD and re-validation support with protection and training on a regular basis

IMPORTANT NOTE

Adept Recruitment Ltd encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds.

Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

Adept Recruitment is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

Reference: 40817548

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