Job Title: PIP Clinical Assessor
Role Description: Medical Assessment and Reporting Opportunity for Occupational Therapists
Base Location: Dumfries
Starting Salary: Band 6 - £26,830 to £35,933
Hours: Full-time or Part-Time, 9am to 5pm
In partnership with NHS Lanarkshire, sjb medical are recruiting experienced Registered Occupational Therapists to undertake face to face functional assessments on behalf the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). As a clinical assessor, you will be analysing how an individual's disabilities or impairments impact on their activities of daily living and produce detailed reports based on these assessments.
Upon commencement of employment, you will receive full training inclusive of e-learning and personal mentoring. By joining this organisation you will be offered excellent prospects for career progression and professional development.
Based in Dumfries, this opportunity is available with both full-time and part-time hours.
Key responsibilities as a Registered Occupational Therapist PIP Clinical Assessor:
* Carrying out face to face PIP disability assessments for a broad range of clinical scenarios
* Delivering an excellent standard of customer service, treating claimants with respect and performing assessments in a supportive manner
* Communicating assessment outcomes by producing a high standard of written report
* Undertaking other duties as required on request of senior staff
This is an NHS Band 6 position; benefits of the role include:
* Joining a multi-disciplinary organisation that encourages opportunities for personal development
* Partaking in a multi-stage induction programme and further receiving 4 protected study days per annum
* Twice annual opportunity for pay enhancement, 1 spinal point and 1 national pay increase
* Regular opportunities to work closely with your managers all of whom are experienced clinicians
* Holiday entitlement including 27 days per year as standard, plus 8 general and public holidays
* An excellent pension scheme that is one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK
* A range of flexible benefits including occupational health and counselling services
To be considered for this position you should meet the following criteria:
* HCPC Registered Occupational Therapist, with a minimum of 2 years' post registration experience
* Excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills and basic IT abilities (MS word)
* Hold appropriate knowledge of the clinical aspects of a wide range of health conditions
* Highly organised and able to plan your own workload
Applications are also welcomed from Paramnedics, Physiotherapists and Nurses(NMC / HCPC registered).