Disability Assessor ??? Home-based Telephone Assessments + Back Office

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
York
Salary
35000.00 - 38500.00 GBP Annual + Benefits package
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
08 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Disability Assessor - Home-based (Telephone Assessments + Back Office)

ARE YOU A REGISTERED NURSE, PARAMEDIC, PHYSIOTHERAPIST OR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, LOOKING FOR A CHANGE OF CAREER? HAVE YOU CONSIDERED BECOMING A DISABILITY ASSESSOR?

GBP35,000 - GBP38,500

Full and Part-Time roles available (after full-time training)

Permanent - Mon-Fri (office hours)

We have a fantastic career opportunity for qualified healthcare professionals (nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and paramedics) to become a disability assessor with fully paid training and personal development to allow you to maintain and develop your clinical and assessment skills in a new environment.

The role will involve assessing people through 1:1 telephone consultations to assess how their disabilities and health conditions impact on their daily lives. You will complete a report during each consultation, detailing the factual evidence gained from the appointment, which will be sent to the DWP. You will also provide back-office support, liaising with a wide range of healthcare professionals, and gaining further evidence where needed, to ensure that people receive appropriate benefits and support, according to individual needs.

You will work with a diverse and complex range of conditions, including mental and physical health as well as cognitive and sensory impairments.

Minimum requirements:

Qualified, registered healthcare professional (nurse, paramedic, physiotherapist, occupational therapist)

Minimum 1 year post-qualification broad based healthcare experience

Good typing skills and confident with IT systems

Benefits:

25 days annual leave + the opportunity to buy or sell up to 10 additional days

Private medical insurance

Stakeholder pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 10% of basic salary

Health screening

Reimbursement of annual professional registration fee

Continuous professional development and support with revalidation

Office hours (Mon - Fri, no weekends, nights or bank holidays)

For more information and a chat in confidence, to request a brochure, or to apply, please call Celine Deglos at First Day Recruitment or click Apply