Disability Assessor Nurse

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Disability Assessor Nurse for Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD)

Experience Required: at least 2 years post-registration experience as a nurse

Location: Brighton (Currently working entirely from own home until at least early 2021)

Salary: £41k + benefits + OTE (once centres re-open)

Hours of work – Mon-Fri – 9am-5pm

On behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Stonebranch Healthcare is looking to recruit Nurses for Disability Assessor Nurse role.


The Role of Disability Assessor Nurse (face-to-face aspects suspended until at least early 2021):

• Conducting face-to-face interviews with PIP (Personal Independence Payment) claimants and detailing their health conditions via a proforma, which is then dispatched for review and decision as to eligibility

• Disability Assessor Nurse paperwork is similar to that used throughout the NHS and would be familiar to anyone with either in-hospital or community experience.

• This role is to conduct impartial, holistic medical assessments only and does not require you to make any decisions on claim outcomes.

• Full training is supplied remotely through an initial tailored 20 week, fully paid course, with additional ongoing on-the-job support

* This can take place either in a dedicated assessment centre or an individual's home (up to 25% of total caseload)

Benefits available to the disability assessor nurse:

• 25 days paid holiday with option to buy and sell up to 10 days

• 10 days of emergency leave a year (for school closures etc)

• On Target Earnings (OTE) up to £51,840 once assessment centres re-open

• Performance related pay rise of £1,000 per year for the first 2 years.

• Health Insurance, Life insurance, Travel Insurance

• Social work place and working hours

• Pension scheme, matching up to 10% of your contributions

• 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

What are the key requirements for a successful Disability Assessor Nurse?

• Essential: At least two years post-registration experience, NMC registration

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.

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