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Nurse - Disability Analyst : Leeds
Role Type: Permanent
Reference: MNDPNLDs
Location: London

Disability Analyst - Nurse or Occupational Therapist : Leeds

Major Healthcare are currently looking for occupational therapists, registered nurses (rmn, rnld or rgn), paramedics and physiotherapists to join the team in Pudsey near Leeds.

To apply or to discuss in more detail please contact Martin from Major Healthcare 0 : 151 : 252 - 0010

As a medical (disability) assessor you will join an established team of highly skilled health care professionals. The role on offer is both challenging and rewarding; you will utilise your clinical and evidence based knowledge, highly tuned interpersonal skills and examination skills to work determine how disabilities or impairments (from a range of health conditions) impact on activities of daily living. You will assess individuals who are making a claim for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

Our initial training is highly supportive and will help you develop any news skills to undertake this exciting role.

- Full-Time Roles also

- Package: Circa £32k pro rata

- CPD funding for external courses

- Clinical support and structure in place to help support you.

- Must have a minimum 2 years post qualification experience

About PIP

As part of the Government's welfare reform agenda, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have introduced a new benefit called the Personal Independence Payment (PIP). Replacing the Disability Living Allowance (DLA). PIP is designed to better reflect today's understanding of disability and is focused on helping with the extra costs disabled people face to lead independent lives.

To become a PIP Assessor you will undertake a 4 stage training programme that will build on your professional skills and provide you with the new competencies essential for the role:

1) E learning (20-30 hours)

2) Face to face course =4.5 days ( maybe residential depending on home location)

3) Mentored assessment period

4) Reports audited until satisfactory grades achieved.

Key Responsibilities

- To carry out medical examinations and provide medical advice on capacity of work (PIP assessments). Work to productivity and quality targets and respond positively to feedback.

- Analyse and interpret clinical information/medical evidence and provide reports in a professional and concise manner.

- Produce succinct, accurate and comprehensive reports in plain English to enable decision making and are of a good standard before being forwarded to the client

To apply or to discuss in more detail please contact Martin from Major Healthcare 0 : 151 : 252 - 0010

To apply or to discuss in more detail please apply or call Martin from Major Healthcare on 0 - 151 - 252 - 0010


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