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Nurse Disability Assessor posted by Stonebranch Healthcare

Full Time
BB1, Blackburn, Blackburn with Darwen
£35,000 - £37,000 / year
NHS Band 6

Job Description

On behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Stonebranch Healthcare is looking to recruit Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD) for Nurse Disability Assessor role in Blackburn.

Nurse Disability Assessor role:

* Annual salary of £35k-£37k

* Shifts are Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm (office hours), with Bank Holidays off as standard

* Full training is supplied, including a residential two week course, with additional ongoing on-the-job support.

* Conducting face-to-face interviews with PIP (Personal Independence Payment) claimants with the use of a proforma

* Conducting impartial, holistic medical assessments only and does not require you to make any decisions on claim outcomes

* Compiling a report, which is then dispatched for review and decision as to eligibility

* This can take place either in a dedicated assessment centre or an individual's home

*PLEASE NOTE: There are no face-to-face assessments being conducted at present due to COVID-19. All Nurse Disability Assessor work is conducted at home and is computer- and telephone- based for the foreseeable future. Company laptops provided to access relevant systems.*

Nurse Requirements:

* Valid NMC pin with a minimum of 2 years' experience as a nurse

* Driving License

* No previous assessor experience required as full, paid training is provided

Nurse Disability Assessor Benefits:

* 25 days annual leave, with the option to buy and sell up to 10 days

* On Target Earnings (OTE) of up to £44,400 when face-to-face assessments resume

* Performance related pay rise of £1,000 per year for the first 2 years.

* Pension scheme, matching up to 10% of your contributions

* Private medical insurance, medical indemnity insurance, life insurance and travel insurance

* Reimbursement of your annual NMC registration fee

* Health screening every two years, after one year's service

* Professional training and development, covering well over the required CPD hours to revalidate and maintain your professional registration

* All flexible benefits can be tailored to your requirement and lifestyle: travel or dental insurance, child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme and more

Stonebranch Healthcare - recruitment for healthcare professionals by healthcare professionals. Led by a team of experienced doctors and nurses, we specialise in providing disability assessment services, offering unparalleled support throughout the application process, including 24/7 availability and intensive one-on-one interview preparation, meaning an enviable placement success rate and a 100% feedback rating. As healthcare professionals we understand the challenges presented by the current healthcare sector, allowing us to provide detailed and honest insight into the role as a colleague.

Don't hesitate to get in touch if you'd like to know more about the role of Disability Assessor, Nurse Assessor, Disability Analyst

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