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Home & Office BasedClinical Assessor, Walsall

Walsall, West Midlands, England
£ 34000 - 38000 Per year
Full time
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Manager, Qualified (non-manager)
15 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019

Job Description

Disability Assessor - Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
Nurse, Physio, OT or Paramedics sought
£34,000 to £35,000 + bonus (up to £3k) + benefits + overtime
Location of Job: Walsall

Jobs for experienced Nurses and allied health professionals (AHPs):
Nurse positions for RGN, RMN, RNLD
AHP positions for Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Paramedics

Role overview:
* Conducting thorough and consultative verbal assessments with people who are living with a long term health condition(s) and/or disabilities
* Once accredited, following training you will work in one of the local sites, from home and in the community
* You will ensure that your part in the assessment process is positive, dignified and professional
* You will produce excellent written (typed on a PC) reports on the extent of conditions presented, and their impact on daily life to help the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to make an informed decision around an individual's entitlement to the benefit

Job description
We are recruiting Nurses and AHPs who are looking to diversify their career and medical knowledge in this exciting and challenging role. In this role you will meet with customers and review a wide range of different health conditions, you will create an impartial report detailing how their conditions affect their day to day lives.

We are recruiting for registered Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Paramedics who can:

- Interview customers to understand their conditions and how they affect their daily function
- Review and understanding supporting evidence
- Produce and present comprehensive and impartial reports used by Government (DWP)

In this role you also benefit from the excellent work life balance, as well as professional development and a career with opportunities to grow and diversify your medical knowledge and skills outside of a traditional medical setting.

We are seeking those who possess:
- Been working for 2 years' post-qualification and registration in the UK
- Basic IT skills, as your reports need to be promptly typed on a PC/Laptop
- Driving license and own vehicle to conduct home visits in the community

We are advertising health and disability assessment jobs for the below specialities:
* NMC Registered Nurses (RGN, RMN or RNLD)
* HCPC Registered Physiotherapist
* HCPC Registered Occupational Therapist (OT)
* HCPC Registered Paramedic

Government legislation requires at least two years' post qualification work experience to be able to start in the role.

* Positive work/life balance and flexibility
* 25 days' annual leave, with the option to buy and sell up to 10 days
* Reimbursement of your annual NMC/HCPC registration fee
* A full market leading package of additional benefits

To apply or find out further information please contact Merco who are experts in clinical staffing with clients in NHS and independent sectors nationwide.

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/00158

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This job was posted to A&E nurse, Community nurse, Nurse assessor in Walsall, West Midlands, England

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