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Disability Assessor

Target Employment Group
Jobs in Scotland Permanent

Job description

In this varied role as a Disability Assessor you will:

Meet people with a wide range of conditions and disabilities through face-to-face consultations
Carry out visits to claimant’s homes or welcome them to the consultation centre
Conduct consultations with people seeking PIP (Personal Independence Payment)
Draw on your experience as a Clinical Assessor/Functional Assessor expert in your area – Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing or as a Paramedic - to produce detailed reviews
Use your expert clinical knowledge and guidelines set out by the DwP to make accurate evaluations
Expand your medical knowledge as you handle a diverse case load

Job requirements

Every case is different, and no two days are ever the same, so to thrive in this role as a Disability Assessor you will need to:

Demonstrate a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Paramedic or Nurse Assessor
Be HCPC registered
Hold current membership of your professional clinical body – CSP, CoP, RCOT, NMC, RCN
Have a valid driver’s licence (for roles outside central London)
Enjoy working with claimants (patients) on a one to one basis
Have good communication and strong interpersonal skills

Additional info

In return you can expect excellent benefits, including:

25 days' annual leave, with the option to buy 10 and sell up to five days
Employer-matched pension scheme, up to 10%
Life assurance, private medical insurance and medical indemnity insurance
Reimbursement of your annual professional registration fee
Health screening every two years (after one year's service)
Thorough in-house and professional training and development
Flexible benefits tailored to your needs including travel or dental insurance, cycle to work scheme and more


  • Target Employment Group
  • Jobs in Scotland
  • Category: Health Jobs
  • Career level: ---
  • Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum Plus bonus, Excellent training and benefits
  • Job type: Permanent