PIP Assessor – DS Associates – Blackpool

DS Associates

We are recruiting for registered Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD), Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Paramedics in Blackpool who want to use their clinical skills applied in a new way and benefit from the excellent work life balance and professional development that a career as a Disability Assessor can give you.

We are seeking those who have been working for a minimum of 1 year post-qualification and registration in the UK. In this role you will grow your medical knowledge and work in a health and disability assessment role conducting holistic assessments with applicants of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) benefit.

There is unrivalled investment in you as an employee and you will earn over 140 hours of CPD in your initial 3 months whilst completing an excellent training academy as you work towards accreditation as a Disability Assessor. All of this goes towards the revalidation support and processes which keep clinicians at the top of their game!

Office based or home based opportunities are available.

Full or part time posts are available. Part time is a minimum of 22.5 hours per week but all practitioners are required to commit to full time for the initial 6 weeks of training.

The position offers a competitive salary of £35,000 to £38,500 per annum plus

A comprehensive benefits package

Flexible working opportunities are available between the hours of 8am – 6pm (front office) 8am -8pm (back office) after the probation period is complete.

Working hours are Monday – Friday 9 – 5 (no weekends, nights, long days)

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

25 days' annual leave, with option to buy and sell up to 10 days, plus all bank holidays off.

Pension scheme matching up to 10% of your contributions and as standard, you will retain earnings from any existing pensions (such as NHS)

Life assurance, private medical insurance, and medical indemnity insurance

Continuous CPD support provided, plus reimbursement of your annual HCPC/NMC registration fee.

Flexible benefits, including dental and travel insurance.

And many more!

Role overview:

• Conducting thorough and consultative telephone or face to face assessments with people who are living with a long term physical and mental health condition and / or disabilities

• Ensuring that your part in the assessment process is positive, dignified and professional

• Produce excellent written reports on the conditions presented to help the Department for Work and Pensions to make an informed decision around an individual's entitlement to the benefit

We are advertising health and disability assessment jobs for the below specialities:

• NMC Registered Nurses (RGN, RMN or RNLD)

• HCPC Registered Physiotherapist

• HCPC Registered Occupational Therapist (OT)

• HCPC Registered Paramedic

Government legislation requires at least ONE YEAR post qualification work experience to be able to start in the role.

Full support is provided by DS Associates throughout the recruitment process and our consultants are always available to answer any questions you may have.

For further information and a comprehensive Job Description please call Maxine or alternatively forward your CV for consideration

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