Location UK / Derry
Salary £30000 - 35000
Updated 1 day ago
Capita PIP are currently expanding their team and are recruiting Nurses, Paramedics, Occupational Therapists & Physiotherapists to work as Office based Disability Assessors in Foyle. No Evenings or Weekends!
As a Disability Assessor you will embark on a rewarding career, utilising your core skills as a health care professional in an entirely different way. You will undertake clinical assessments for claimants who are making a claim for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP), however within the Office Based Team you will not be required to meet with customers face to face.
You will need to take into account all of the information presented including any supporting evidence (e.g. the customer’s completed questionnaire and information from GPs or other health professionals)
This report will contain a detailed history of the customer’s condition(s) including information gathered on their current medication and treatment the functional impact of their health condition or impairment and your opinion on the impact this has on their daily living and mobility.
You will provide a full justification explaining how you came to these conclusions from the evidence gathered and define the probable timescales over which a health condition or impairment may affect the customer. Therefore you will also give your recommendation of when it would be appropriate to review the customer’s circumstances again.
Once you have gathered all the necessary information you will complete structured, evidence based report for the Department for Communities (DfC).
The role requires a keen eye for detail, excellent comprehension skills, good written English and an ability to spot a gap in the information required for you to complete concise, factual written reports.
An extensive training programme and on-going CPD will be provided to support your continued professional development and registration.
Key Skills & Experience:
This training course commences on 11th February 2018 so you must be available to start on this date.
In Return You Will Receive:
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