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Disability Assessor

  • £34000 per annum
  • Leicester
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: V49100530

Job Details

A Disability Assessor is required to work in either an Assessment Centre or Conducting Assessments in peoples 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 customers completed questionnaire and information from GPs and 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 individuals 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 Nicola Woodward for more information and to apply