Disability Assessor – TFS Healthcare Limited – Hartlepool

TFS Healthcare Limited

*Disability Assessor *
* Location: Hartlepool
* Salary: £35,000
* Type: Part time or Full time permanent
* You must have 12 months UK clinical experience to be eligible for this position

Are you an experienced caregiver? We’re looking for Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, and Paramedics who are passionate about delivering high-quality care, by using your clinical expertise in a new way, within a supportive team environment.

*About the role of a Disability Assessor:*

You’ll assess individuals with a range of physical and/or mental health disabilities, in person or by phone, as part of their claim for the Personal Independence Payment scheme. Key responsibilities include:
* Building a rapport with people who have a diverse range of health conditions, including physical, sensory, mental health and cognitive issues.
* Using clinical experience and/or a physical assessment around the claimants daily activities to understand the severity of their conditions and what their limitations are
* Interpreting medical evidence and comprehensively reporting your findings on the conditions presented, to support the decision-making process for the PIP claim.

*Benefits Package for the role of a Disability Assessor:*
* Office hours working pattern – Monday to Friday (no weekends, nights, long days)
* Flexible/part-time opportunities available post training completion
* Homebased/Hybrid working available
* Continuous CPD support provided, plus reimbursement of your annual HCPC/NMC registration fee
* Pension scheme matching up to 10% and you will retain earnings from any existing pensions (such as NHS)
* Life assurance, private medical insurance, medical indemnity insurance and more

*Requirements for the role of a Disability Assessor:*

You do not need any experience as a Disability Assessor previously, as an excellent, in-depth training masterclass is provided, but we do require:
* Nurse, Physiotherapist, Paramedic or Occupational Therapist qualification
* 12 months post reg clinical experience minimum
* Full registration with NMC/HCPC with no restrictions on pin
* Ability to work autonomously and I.T competency
* Excellent written and spoken communication skills
* Excellent relationship building skills – empathy, active listening.

TFS Healthcare is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

TFS Healthcare will make reasonable adjustments and provide support for anyone who needs it either to apply or to succeed in the role.


Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Pay: £35,000.00-£39,500.00 per year

* Casual dress
* Company events
* Company pension
* Health & wellbeing programme
* Referral programme
* Sick pay
* Monday to Friday
* No weekends
* Overtime
Supplemental pay types:
* Performance bonus

* UK clinical: 1 year (required)

* NMC or HCPC pin (required)

Work authorisation:
* United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: 091020DAHartlepool

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