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Disability Assessor Role - Peterborough

  • £34000 per annum
  • Peterborough
  • Posted: 15/03/2019
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: V49101272

Job Details

Are you a Qualified Registered Nurse within the Peterborough Area and would like to apply for the Role of a Disability Assessor 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.

If you would like to apply then please contact Nicola Woodward at Pertemps Medical Professional Recruitment