Disability Assessor - £1000 Starting Bonus

  • Job Reference: Shetland
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2020
  • Recruiter: Global4Health
  • Location: Shetland
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Sector: A&E Nurse, Intensive Care Nurse, Nurse Advisor, Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Health, RMN Mental Health Nurse, RNLD Learning Disability Nurse, Ward Nurse, Physiotherapist, Nurse Assessor
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Kate Wright
  • Email: perm@global4health.co.uk

Job Description

Disability Assessor


Full Time- Monday - Friday

Permanent - Shetland Islands

No weekends, nights or shift work. All bank holidays off.

On behalf of our Disability Assessments client, Global4Health are recruiting Nurses, Physio's, OT's and Paramedics to work within the exciting and challenging area of Disability Assessment.

In this role you will grow your medical knowledge and work in a health and disability assessment role conducting appointments with applicants of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) benefit.

We are currently recruiting for the following:

Occupational Therapists
Registered General Nurse
Registered Mental Health Nurse
Registered Learning Disability Nurse

Job Responsibilities:

Within this role, you will be responsible for using your clinical knowledge and expertise to carry out medical assessments and examinations on people's claims for disability benefit payments.

You will meet with individuals face-to-face through a 1-1 consultation, in order to assess how health conditions and disabilities can impact on their daily living activities. Rather than providing treatment or advice to claimants, you will instead conduct assessments and compile factual evidence together from each appointment in order to write clear and concise medical reports based on your findings.

These will then be sent off to the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to help them ensure that people receive the right benefits and support. You will be working with a varied caseload and complex conditions including physical, mental health, cognitive and sensory impairments.

Minimum Job Requirements:

Minimum 2 years post-qualification of broad based healthcare experience

Excellent IT & Typing skills are essential

Can commit to FULLY paid training

Full registration with the NMC or HCPC

To apply for this role please  click apply or alternatively you can call the office on 0208 8787787 to speak to the Recruitment Team.