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Disability Assessor

  • £34,000-£35,000
  • Peterborough
  • Posted: 19/10/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: V49100162

Job Details

A Disability Assessor is required to work in either an assessment centre or conducting assessments in people’s homes. You will have a schedule of assessments each week and be expected to complete this schedule along with the associated assessment reports within an agreed timescale. 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.
Please get in touch with Jackie Whateley for more information and to apply 01615091045