DISABILITY ASSESSOR - SWANSEA

Closing Date: 30 September 2018
Salary: £34,000.00 to £38,000.00 per annum
Location: Unspecified
Full time/Part time: Full Time
Position Type: Permanent

About the Role

• Meet face to face with customers and ascertain how their health condition and/or disability affects their daily lives and mobility;
• Conduct observations and assessments on an individual's capacity to carry out functional activities;
• Analyse and interpret clinical information and supporting evidence to support assessment;
• Compile a comprehensive report in a professional and concise manner, including a detailed history, a full justification and conclusion from evidence gathered to support the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in their decision-making;
• Ensure reports meet PIP requirements and are produced to a high standard (Grade A reports);
• Work to ensure the productivity and quality targets, established by Capita PIP to meet its contractual Service Level Agreements, are met.

About You

• Excellent observational and decision-making skills
• Effective listening, probing, questioning and conversation management skills
• Ability to work at pace, set boundaries, manage conversations and keep to timescales
• Can relate to people from a range of socio-economic backgrounds, races, religions and cultures
• Report writing ability
• Able to type whilst conducting an assessment (multi-tasking)
• Capable of dealing with a high percentage of work using a laptop and IT systems
• Able to work remotely using remote connections (training provided)

Essential Qualifications

• At least 2 years' post-registration experience as an Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Nurse or Paramedic
• Must be fully registered without restriction or conditions with the NMC/HCPC/GMC and hold a valid PIN
• Hold a full current driving licence with access to a car

Benefits

Starting salary of £34,000 per annum, rising to £35,000 on DWP approved status
Potential up to £3,000 quality bonus per annum
Full time hours are 37.5 per week (part-time minimum 22.5 hours)
23 days paid holidays (plus 8 statutory holidays)
Travel expenses reimbursed
Life assurance
Company pension
Career development opportunities
Working for a progressive and cutting-edge employer with exceptional standards

  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Good Career Development Opportunities
  • Pension Scheme

Employer Information

Capita Personal Independence Payment, 17 Rochester Row, London, SW1P 1JB [more details]