Health and Disability Assessor

Bournemouth, Dorset, England
BH8 9RW
Pay
£ 32000 - 40000 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
6 Apr 2020
Closes
3 Oct 2020

Job Description

Role: HCPC/NMC Registered - Health and Disability Analyst

Location: Bournemouth

Salary: £32,000

Company: Independent Assessment Services

Clinical Staff groups:

ü NMC Registered Nurses (Registered General Nurse, Mental Health Nurse or Learning Disability Nurse)
ü HCPC Registered Physiotherapist
ü HCPC Registered Occupational Therapist (OT)
ü HCPC Registered Paramedic

Government legislation requires the Individual to have at least two years' post qualification work experience and possess a UK Driving Licence for roles outside London.

Why should you apply:

· Using your Clinical expertise in a new way whilst enjoying a great work-life balance with great benefits
· Growing your medical knowledge in a friendly team environment
· Knowledge gained will be applied to the decision of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) benefit
· A large investment is made in you as an employee, especially during the professional and excelling training academy you will complete, to become an accredited Disability Analyst
· Within the first 3 months you will earn over 140 hours of CPD, along with this professional development being crucial throughout to keep Clinicians at the top of their game!

Role overview:

· Conducting thorough and consultative PC and file based functional assessments on behalf of people who are living with a long-term health condition and/or disability
· Following training, you will have the opportunity to cross train in complex cases, different processes for a PIP claim, or the potential to train in the face to face assessment of PIP applicants
· Ensuring that your part in the assessment process is positive, dignified and professional
· produce excellent written reports on the conditions presented to help the Department for Work and Pensions to make an informed decision around an individual's entitlement to the benefit

Benefits:

· 25 days' annual leave, with the option to buy and sell up to 10 days
· Pension scheme, matching up to 10% of your contributions
· Life assurance, private medical insurance and medical indemnity insurance
· Reimbursement of your annual NMC/HCPC registration fee
· Health screening every two years, after one year's service
· Thorough in-house and professional training and development, covering well over the required CPD hours to revalidate and maintain your professional registration
· All flexible benefits can be tailored to your requirement and lifestyle: travel or dental insurance, child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme and more.
Why Merco?
Merco have 16 years' clinical staffing experience - we only work with specialist and experienced clinicians providing work across the health and social care sector. We have excellent permanent and locum opportunities for Doctors, Nurses and AHPs.

Ref: VR/01093

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