Home-based Clinical Telephone Assessor

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Home-Based Clinical Telephone Assessor 
Role: HCPC/NMC Registered – Home-Based Clinical Telephone Assessor 
Location: Home-based UK wide 
Salary: £35,000 to £38,500 OTE, Full and Part Time roles available. 
Company: Independent Assessment Services 
Clinical Staff groups: NMC Registered Nurses (RGN, RMN or RNLD), HCPC Registered Physiotherapists, HCPC Registered Occupational Therapists (OT) HCPC Registered Paramedics. 
Merco are proudly recruiting, in partnership with Independent Assessment Services, to offer candidates an exciting opportunity to work permanently and directly on the DWP's Personal Independent Payment service. 
The role will require you to use your broad-based medical experience and clinical knowledge to conduct paper-based reviews of claims, independent health assessments and write reports for the DWP. You will be using your critical reasoning skills and drawing upon your clinical experience, skills & knowledge to ensure that your part in the assessment process is positive, dignified, and professional. 
All roles include a flexible self-led schedule following a 6-week working pattern based on your preferences, in agreement with your line manager. This role is predominantly home-based, with occasional (1 to 4 times per month) days required in your local assessment centre.  
Once you apply you will be contacted by one of our team of specialist recruiters who will advise and guide you through the online recruitment process that now includes exercises to give you a taster of what the job is really like. 
Previous experience as a Disability Assessor is not required, as you will be fully trained to do the role, however Government legislation requires you to have at least one year of post-registration experience working with people aged 16 – 64 in one of the above Nursing or AHP disciplines. 
Why should you apply:  

Use your clinical expertise in a new way whilst enjoying a great work-life balance with excellent benefits
Grow your medical knowledge in a friendly team environment
A large investment is made in you as an employee, especially during the professional all new training academy you will complete over the first 6 months to become an accredited Disability Analyst.
Within the first 3 months you will complete over 140 hours of CPD,along with ongoing professional development throughout to keep clinicians at the top of their game!  

25 days' annual leave, with the option to buy and sell up to 10 days
Full training and support as part of the all-new training academy
Pension scheme, matching up to 10% of your contributions
Life assurance, private medical insurance, and medical indemnity insurance
Reimbursement of your annual NMC/HCPC registration fee
Health screening every two years, after one year's service
Thorough in-house and 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, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and more. 
Why Merco?  
Merco Medical Staffing Limited is one of the UK’s busiest clinical staffing agencies. We specialise in providing last minute and advance cover to Community, Hospital, Mental Health services, Wellness and Occupational Health clinics, Urgent Care Centres, Minor Injuries Units, Out of Hours, Walk in Centres and A&E Streaming services. 
Established in 2002, we have a significant footprint in the independent, private sector and NHS Healthcare Trusts providing staffing support to over 200 clients nationwide. We understand the challenges in the healthcare market and work closely with our clients to deliver solutions. 
If you are interested in discovering more about this or any other permanent or locum role, please get in touch