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PIP Assessor, Pontefract
Yorkshire Region

Location: Yorkshire Region

Closing date: 02/09/2019

Job start date: 15/07/2019

Salary: 26000-36000 Pro-rata and dependant on experience

Employment type: Permanent

 

Job Title: Disability Analyst / PIP Assessor

Location: Pontefract

Hours: Permanent role (Hours between Monday to Friday 09.00 – 17.00)

Benefits:

·         A starting salary of £26,000 - £36,000pa (depending on experience)

·         A permanent contract

·         Full training and CPD, including e-learning and an initial, fully funded 9-day residential training course

·         Company pension

·         Optional paid overtime

·         The opportunity to work in a fantastic team at a growing business that respects, listens to and develops its staff.

The role:

The company is seeking to recruit a qualified Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD) or Occupational Therapist with two years post-registration experience to join our expanding team and work at our Pontefract Assessment Centre as a PIP Assessor/Disability Analyst.

This exciting, permanent position will involve face-to-face assessments with Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claimants to provide a structured report that will be used by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in their claim decision process.

Working in a team of 3 full-time assessors, this exciting opportunity will best suit an individual who wants to develop their career at a growing company that places a high emphasis on the training and development of its staff. The post will be supported by a robust in-house training programme with a clinical mentor, protected CPD time and once in post you will receive full training and supervision through clinical reasoning sessions, joint assessments, supervision and peer review with advice and support from senior staff and management. On achieving approval as a PIP Assessor, you will have acquired a transferable qualification which will be an asset on any CV, inevitably broadening your career prospects.

We welcome applications from existing (DWP Approved) assessors with a clean audit trail, please note that our assessors typically complete 4 assessments per day.

 

 

Candidates shortlisted for interview will have:

·         Good communication, organisational and time management skills

·         Good IT skills including word processing

·         At least 2 years post-HCPC or NMC registration experience

·         Previous experience of working in mental health is desirable, although not essential

The successful candidate will need to be available to attend a fully-funded initial 9-day training course from date TBC however once training has been completed, a delayed start date is possible to work around notice periods, etc.

Please ensure you provide a personal mobile phone number with your application to ensure we can contact you to arrange an interview.

 

 

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