Disability Assessor


  • £34000 per annum
  • Swansea
  • Posted: 30/10/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: V49100534

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 you will 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 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, Ongoing Support and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is provided.
If you are interested then please get in touch with Nicola Woodward for more information and to apply 


Apply Now