Band 5/6 Clinical Telephone Assessor – Remote – Merco – Blackpool


Home Based Clinical Telephone Assessor  
Role: ?HCPC/NMC Registered – Home-Based Clinical Telephone Assessor 
Location: ?Home-based UK wide 
Full and Part Time roles available. 
Company: ?Independent Assessment Services 
Clinical Staff groups: ?NMC Registered Nurses (RGN, RMN or RNLD), HCPC Registered Physiotherapists, HCPC Registered Occupational Therapists (OT) HCPC Registered Paramedics.
Merco are proudly recruiting, in partnership with Independent Assessment Services, to offer candidates an exciting opportunity to work permanently and directly on the DWP’s Personal Independent Payment service. 
The role will require you to use your broad-based medical experience and clinical knowledge to conduct paper-based reviews of claims, independent health assessments and to write reports for the DWP. You will be using your critical reasoning skills and drawing upon your clinical experience, skills & knowledge to ensure that your part in the assessment process is positive, dignified, and professional. 
All roles include a flexible self-led schedule following a 6-week working pattern based on your preferences, in agreement with your line manager. This role is predominantly home-based, with occasional (1 to 4 times per month) days required in your local assessment centre.  
Once you apply you will be contacted by one of our team of specialist recruiters who will advise and guide you through the online recruitment process that now includes exercises to give you a taster of what the job is really like. 
Previous experience as a Disability Assessor is not required, as you will be fully trained to do the role, however Government legislation requires you to have at least one year’ of experience in one of the above Nursing or AHP disciplines working with people aged 16 – 64. 
Why should you apply:  

Use your Clinical expertise in a new way whilst enjoying a great work-life balance with excellent benefits

Grow your medical knowledge in a friendly team environment

A large investment is made in you as an employee, especially during the professional all new training academy you will complete over the first 6 months to become an accredited Disability Analyst.

Within the first 3 months you will complete over 140 hours of CPD, along with ongoing professional development throughout to keep clinicians at the top of their game! 

25 days’ annual leave, with the option to buy and sell up to 10 days

Full training and support as part of the all-new training academy

Pension scheme, matching up to 10% of your contributions

Life assurance, private medical insurance, and medical indemnity insurance

Reimbursement of your annual NMC/HCPC registration fee

Health screening every two years, after one year’s service

Thorough in-house and professional training and development, covering well over the required CPD hours to revalidate and maintain your professional registration.

All flexible benefits can be tailored to your requirement and lifestyle: travel or dental insurance, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and more.

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