Community Nurse Assessor – Disability Assessor – PIP Assessor Newtownards
Salary: £34 – £38k per annum
Hours: 3 – 5 days per week (Monday – Friday)
We are currently recruiting on behalf of Capita PIP who are currently expanding their team and are recruiting nurses to work as Disability Assessors in Belfast. These roles offer fantastic career development & training, attractive salary & benefits, No Weekends or Nights! Bank Holidays & Christmas off!
Capita are the nation’s leading provider of outsourcing and support service solutions. They carry out Personal Independent Payment assessments on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) across the Midlands and in Wales and on behalf of the Department for Communities (DfC) in Northern Ireland. We are looking for skilled and emotionally intelligent people to the company as they grow.
About the role
As a disability assessor you will offer a very important service that makes you a part of the bigger picture.
You will be assessing and compiling reports that help applicants through the often daunting benefits process. This is a rewarding role for someone who thrives in a communication-focused environment, as you will be meeting with applicants to ascertain how their health condition and/or disability affects their daily lives and mobility. You will also conduct observations and assessments and compile reports.
Our valued client are aware that the first six months feels challenging which is why they have more support than ever to ensure you have everything you need to be successful in your new role.
Aa a Community Nurse Assessor you will work Monday to Friday between 8am- 6pm. Capita also offer a competitive salary with greater financial reward compared to many other healthcare roles.
We are looking for nurses, occupational therapists, paramedics and physiotherapists with at least 2 years’ post registration experience to join us. You’ll have excellent observational and decision-making skills, strong report writing skills and you’ll be computer literate, as typing while assessing is a huge part of this role and will be tested at interview.
Applicants must be fully registered without restriction or conditions with the NMC or HCPC and have a valid PIN, plus hold a full current driving licence with access to a car.
You will go on a 4-week intensive training course (fully paid). After that, there is a further 8 weeks on-the-job training with close mentorship and development.
Capita offer a starting salary of £34,000 per annum, rising to £35,000 on DfC approved status and the potential to earn up to £3,000 per annum quality bonus.
You will enjoy 23 days paid holidays (plus 8 statutory holidays), life assurance, a company pension and all your travel expenses reimbursed as well as the choice of other flexible benefits.
On top of all that, you’ll have access to a huge array of career development opportunities and you’ll be working for a progressive and cutting-edge employer with exceptional standards.
If interested, please submit your CV via the link provided or for further information.
4 June 2020
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