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Disability Assessor

Canterbury, Kent
£35,000 to £38,500
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Disability Assessor (OT, Nurses, Physiotherapist, Paramedic) £(phone number removed) Salary Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Part-Time Available Flexible, office & hybrid home-working options availableAre you a Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD), Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist (OT) who is looking for a better work-life balance? We offer true flexible working - allowing you to choose your workdays Monday-Sunday and hours between 8am-8pm after completion of training. This role is a fantastic opportunity to hone your assessment skills and develop your clinical knowledge, whilst making a difference to people's lives. You will work with a diverse range of people handling challenging situations. Role overview: As a Clinical Assessor, you will draw on your experience as a clinical expert to assess and examine individuals with disabilities and illnesses who have applied for Personal Independence Payment (PIP). You'll listen sensitively to their experiences, ask questions and use your insights to report on how their disability or health condition is affecting their daily life. Your factual report will help the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) determine their eligibility for benefits. You will be supported in managing your caseloads efficiently, with the time to give consultations the care and attention they deserve. You will not be expected to work long days, do night shifts or take work home with you! We are currently undertaking telephone assessments with claimants. Once you apply, you will be contacted by one of our team of specialist recruiters who will guide and advise you through the virtual recruitment process. Benefits: True Flexible Working (Monday-Sunday, 8am-8pm). Office & hybrid home-working options available. 25 days of annual leave + BH - option to buy additional days or sell back. Private medical insurance, life assurance, pension scheme and healthcare cash. Medical indemnity cover and protected CPD. Supportive working environment with ongoing CPD support. HCPC/NMC fee reimbursement and revalidation support. All flexible benefits can be tailored to your requirement and lifestyle, such as travel. insurance, dental insurance and childcare vouchers.Training & Development To ensure you are fully prepared for your new role, you will embark on a comprehensive induction and training programme, earning over 100 hours of CPD within your first 3 months! Ongoing professional development will be given throughout your career to keep your knowledge current and you will have plenty of exposure to develop your skills and clinical knowledge. Requirements To be currently and fully HCPC/NMC registered with a valid licence to practise in the UK. Eligibility to live and work in the UK (no sponsorship opportunities are available). Up-to-date evidenced CPD portfolio and appraisal. Government legislation requires you to have at least 1 year post qualification work experience and have worked with people aged 16-64 years old. Previous experience as an assessor is not required as you will be fully trained to do the role. A UK driving licence is NOT required for these roles.Why SJB Medical We are the longest standing recruitment agency for main PIP contractors and pride ourselves on the support we give our healthcare candidates throughout the whole recruitment process. We believe that a diverse workforce adds to the success of our clients. As such, are committed to maintaining and supporting a culture of equality and diversity throughout our recruitment process. Job applicants will receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of sex, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or marital status. Our job advertisements will clearly and accurately state requirements of the role to enable applicants to assess their suitability. To give everyone a fair experience, we will review and consider, where reasonable, adjustments and accommodations during the recruitment process. Job Ref: IAS
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  • Job Reference: 701355943-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: SJB Services UK Ltd
    SJB Services UK Ltd
  • Location: Canterbury, Kent
  • Salary: £35,000 to £38,500
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent