Disability Assessor

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
Region:
Scotland
Location:
Edinburgh
Salary:
£27,000 to £37,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�27k - 37k per year + Benefits
Posted:
24/10/2018
Recruiter:
Ellis Jackson Recruitment
Job Ref:
DA/EDIN1

Job Title: PIP Disability Assessor (Occupational Therapist, Paramedic, Physiotherapist or Registered Nurse)
Base Location: Edinburgh
Starting Salary: �27,000 - �37,000 per annum (Band 6) + benefits
Hours: Full or part time available

Role Overview:
- Complete functional medical assessments and detailed reports in an Assessment Centre for personal independence payment
- Assess a varied caseload including conditions from a physical, mental health, cognitive and sensory impairment
- Engage with claimants to understand exactly how their disability affects them
- Review further medical evidence and complete a comprehensive and impartial evidence-based report
- You would be provided with a comprehensive induction training programme to support you through the learning curve to become a fully qualified Disability Assessor.

Employee Benefit Package:
- Attractive working hours (Monday-Friday - No nights, weekends or bank holidays)
- 27 days annual leave plus 8 public holidays in your first year rising to 33 after ten years
- Pension scheme
- Further ongoing CPD training and internal courses
- Excellent prospects for promotion and professional growth
- Industry leading training and designated clinical manager
- Professional indemnity cover
- Revalidation support

Requirements:
- You must be a qualified Nurse, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Paramedic or Doctor.
- Minimum 2 years of post-registration experience within a clinical setting
- Full registration with the relevant professional body (NMC/HCPC/GMC)
- Excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills
- A positive, empathetic and professional manner
- Strong computer and IT skills
- Be able to demonstrate the ability to work autonomously
- Skills in report writing is beneficial
- Previous experience as a Disability Assessor/Disability Analyst is advantageous but not essential as full training is provided

To find out more about this opportunity please apply now or call 0151 286 1549 to speak to one of our specialist health and social care consultants today.

Contact Details:
Ellis Jackson Recruitment
Tel: 0151 286 1549
Contact: Tom Ellis
Email:

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