Disability Assessors - Cardiff

Medacs Healthcare Permanent Division
The Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)
34000.00 GBP Annual
31 Aug 2017
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Disability Assessors - Nurses, Paramedics, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapists and Health Visitors

Salary: GBP34000 per annum

•Salary of GBP34,000 per annum, rising to GBP35k and up to GBP38k
•23 days paid holidays (plus 8 statutory holidays)
•Travel expenses reimbursed
•Life Assurance
•Company pension
•Career development opportunities
Continuation of registration
•Working for a progressive and cutting-edge employer with exceptional standards

Hours of workFull Time - 37.5hrs per week - Monday to Friday (in some cases part time hours are available - minimum commitment 3 days per week, 22.5 hours)

Main Purpose of Role
To undertake Personal Independence Payment medical assessments and examinations required for the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) as part of a successful integrated team.

To contribute to the contract at a local level, ensuring that quality, productivity and customer satisfaction are all achieved.

To undertake face-to-face assessments of customers in relation to a variety of benefits and provide a report to the DWP. These assessments may be recorded.

Full training is provided including 20 hours of eLearning and a 5/8 day training course.

Essential Skills & Experience
•Registered General Nurse, Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist with current PIN and a minimum of two years post registration experience. (Must have RGN where applicable)
•Broad based experience and assessment skills. Previous experience of disability assessment and experience of clinical decision making desirable (e.g. A & E, NHS Direct)
•IT literate with experience of using a range of software. To have completed ECDL or equivalent is desirable.
•Ability to travel to a range of locations as the business requires.
•Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
•Experience of change management and the ability to influence and negotiate successfully with a range of people.
•Evidence of responding to unexpected changes by adopting a flexible approach to work
•Evidence of on-going professional development
•Ability to work to specified standards
•Ability to multi-task demonstrating that you are able to listen, assess and take notes and have the confidence to control an assessment.

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