Overview

Nurse Disability Assessor Job at Stonebranch Healthcare in Brighton

Job Description

Nurse Disability Assessor for Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Location: Brighton (currently entirely remotely from home until at least early 2021 via phones/computers; company laptops provided)

Pay: £41/pa + benefits + OTE (once centres re-open)

Nurses: RGN, RMN, RNLD

Nurse Disability Assessor Requirements:

  • Valid NMC pin
  • A minimum of 2 years’ post-registration experience as a nurse
  • No previous assessor experience required as full, paid training is provided

*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 Disability Assessor role (face-to-face aspects suspended until at least early 2021):

  • Annual salary of £41k-£43k
  • Shifts are Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm (office hours), with Bank Holidays off as standard
  • Full training is supplied remotely through an initial tailored 20 week, fully paid course (company laptop provided), 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

Nurse Disability Assessor Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave, with the option to buy and sell up to 10 days
  • 10 days of emergency leave a year (for school closures etc)
  • On Target Earnings (OTE) of up to £51,840 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, Functional Assessor, Disability Analyst.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £41,000.00-£43,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

Benefits:

  • Additional leave
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Life insurance
  • Private dental insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discounts
  • Wellness programmes

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
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.

Experience:

  • post-registration nurse: 2 years (Required)

Licence:

  • NMC registration (Required)

Work remotely:

  • Yes, temporarily due to COVID-19

About Company

Company: Stonebranch Healthcare

Company Location:  Brighton

Job Category: Healthcare Jobs, Health & Medicine Jobs

About Stonebranch Healthcare