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Disability Assessor Role

Job Title: Disability Assessor Role
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff
Industry:
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Salary Rises to £35000 + £3000 in performance related bonus
Start Date: 2019-03-11 00:00:00
Reference: 123456
Contact Name: Nicola Woodward
Contact Email: Nicola.Woodward@pertempsmedical.co.uk
Job Published: March 25, 2019 09:25

Job Description

We are currently looking for Qualified Registered Nurses to bring your skills to a role as a Disability Assessor and looking for potential candidates within the Cardiff area.

As a Disability Assessor, you will:
  • Interview people to understand their condition and how it affects their day-to-day lives
  • Review and understand supporting evidence (e.g. the customer’s completed questionnaire and information from GPs or other Health Professionals)
  • Produce and present comprehensive structured and impartial reports to the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) or the Department for Communities (DfC)
  • Meet face to face with customers and ascertain how their health condition and/or disability affects their daily lives and mobility
  • Conduct observations and assessments on an individual’s capacity to carry out functional activities
  • Analyse and interpret clinical information and supporting evidence to support assessment
  • Compile a comprehensive report in a professional and concise manner, including a detailed history, a full justification and conclusion from evidence gathered to support DWP (or DfC) in their decision-making
  • Ensure reports meet PIP requirements and are produced to a high standard (Grade A reports)
  • Maintain and evidence personal Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Online Mandatory Training (OMT) and ensure continuing professional registration
  • Develop own clinical knowledge of the functional impacts of health conditions less familiar to you

Intensive training, on-going support and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is provided.

If you would like to apply then please contact Nicola Woodward on 0161 5091045