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Date Added: Mon 08/02/2021

PIP / Disability Assessor

Nationwide, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £32000 - £41000/annum bonus, life assurance + more

Our client is looking to recruit for PIP (Personal Independence Payment) Assessors in various locations throughout the UK. (This role does not require you to make the final decision regards benefit eligibility)

Salary: £32,000 to £41,000 dependent on location

Benefits:

* Performance related pay £1,000 increase

* Pension Scheme

* 25 days paid holiday

* Reimbursement of annual NMC / HCPC registration fee

* Life Assurance

* Private medical insurance

* Medical indemnity insurance

* Health Screening every 2 years after 1 years service

* Ongoing training and development ensuring the required CPD hours are met to re-validate and maintain your professional registration.

* Extra flexible benefits available inc travel insurance / dental insurance etc

Working Days: Monday - Friday (No weekends or Bank Holidays)

Office hours: Between 8am and 6pm Full Time or Part Time hours

The Role:

Conducting impartial, thorough and consultative verbal assessments with people who are living with a long-term health condition and/ or disabilities and have put in a claim for PIP benefits.

It is your responsibility to gather information about the health conditions of the claimants and detail this information electronically. This information is then sent off for review and a decision regards eligibility is made by a different team.

Once accredited, following training you will work in a local assessment centre as well as in the community conducting home visits (home visits currently suspended during Covid pandemic)

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 of Work and Pensions to make an informed decision around an individual's entitlement to the benefit.

The requirements: You must be at least 2 years post-qualification and registration in the UK.

This includes:

NMC Registered Nurses

HCPC Registered Physiotherapists

HCPC Registered Occupational Therapist (OT)

HCPC Registered Paramedics

Ideally you will have experience within the NHS and be familiar with the processes and paperwork of the NHS.

If you believe you have the qualifications, experience and characteristics needed for this role please don't hesitate to apply
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