Disability Assessor

37333.00 - 43266.00 GBP Annual + plus bonus and benefits
14 Jun 2021
12 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced healthcare professional looking for a new challenge? Have you considered a career that offers you a chance to use your current skills in a different way?

Join our team of Disability Assessors and you will enjoy a structured working week allowing a great work life balance, a rewarding salary, comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to progress your career in new ways.

As a Disability Analyst you will be working for an organisation that provides MSK physiotherapy and selected clinical outsourcing to the NHS and hundreds of other organisations. This includes connecting essential government services with the clinical talent needed to carry out high quality medical assessments.

About the role of a Disability Assessor:

Working as a Disability Assessor is a rewarding role for someone who thrives in a communication and patient focused environment. Your day-to-day role will include:

Holding consultations with people making a claim for the Personal Independent Payment (PIP) benefit in relation to a disability or condition (currently remotely due to Covid-19 restrictions)
Conducting a thorough functional medical assessment of their disability or condition
Using your strong communications skills to learn more about how their disability affects them.
Working with a varied caseload and complex conditions including physical, mental health, cognitive and sensory impairments
Producing comprehensive and impartial evidence based reports for the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to help them ensure that people receive the right benefits and support
Working autonomously to manage your clinic and consultations, free from admin tasks like sending patient letters or calling people who do not show up
Linking in with your regional support network and our wider team of likeminded healthcare professionals as you need toYou do not need to worry about preparing for the job. You will receive all the training, skills and support that you need to thrive in your role as a Disability Assessor.

Benefits as a Disability Assessor:

25 days of annual leave
All salaries increase by GBP1k after 6 months, then another GBP1k after a year. You'll also have the potential to earn an extra 10% of your salary with on target earnings
Flexible day-time, weekday hours that fit around your life
The choice to work weekends and earn rewarding overtime payments
Progression opportunities with a clear banding and pay structure
Access to our award winning clinical training and development resources
Split role opportunities for physiotherapists
Revalidation support for nurses
Healthcare cash plan enabling you to claim back on costs such as dental
Free and discounted physio
Bupa Rewards scheme with savings across thousands of brands
Pension scheme with salary exchange agreement option
Company-wide and regional social events

Requirements for this role of a Disability Assessor:

Full registration with the relevant professional body (NMC/HCPC/GMC)
A minimum of 2 years' post qualification experience
Excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills
A positive, empathetic and professional manner
Computer and IT skillsIf you are interested in finding out more about becoming a Disability Assessor, we would love to hear from you. Please call us on (phone number removed) or apply now.

TFS Healthcare is acting on behalf of our client as a Recruitment Agency.

TFS Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

TFS Healthcare will make reasonable adjustments and provide support for anyone who needs it either to apply or to succeed in the role. We will also support people to access our clients' organisations with sensitivity, respect and care