Occupational Therapist

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  • Brighton, UK
  • 15/03/2019

Job Description

Occupational Therapist - Disability Assessor Meridian Business Support is one of the UK's leading providers of permanent and temporary recruitment to the Nursing, Health and Social Care sectors and we offer bespoke consultancy services to clients and candidates alike. Are you a driven Occupational Therapist who is seeking a new challenge and looking to improve your work-life balance? Do you want to use your clinical knowledge, skills and decision making abilities in a new environment? If you have answered yes to these questions then we have an excellent opportunity for you as we are currently looking to recruit Occupational Therapist's for a Disability Assessor position. Your primary role will be to conduct health and disability assessments in line with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) guidelines for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP). As part of the Government's welfare reform agenda, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have introduced a new benefit called the Personal Independence Payment (PIP). Replacing the Disability Living Allowance (DLA). PIP is designed to better reflect today's understanding of disability and is focused on helping with the extra costs disabled people face to lead independent lives. This is an excellent opportunity for a Occupational Therapist to enhance assessment skills as well as continuing to develop your clinical skills. Full comprehensive training is provided with on going support throughout your career. There are a number of different progression avenues within the organisation due to the growing sector so there is plenty of opportunity for future progression within the role. Salary: £41,000 Benefits include: * Private medical insurance, life assurance, income protection insurance, pension scheme, personal accident insurance and professional indemnity insurance * After 9 months salary increase £1000, After 18 months £1000 * Excellent work life balance (Monday to Friday) – no nights, weekends or bank holidays are required * Annually salary reviews and performance based salary uplifts * Fantastic prospect for promotion and professional growth * Professional body fee reimbursement (NMC & HCPC) CPD and re-validation support with protection and training on a regular basis If you are interested in this position or would like to have a confidential discussion to find out further details, please contact Ellouise Upton-Edwards by email on e. upton-edwards @ meridianbs. co. uk at Meridian Business Support. Alternatively, if you apply to this advert someone from the Meridian team will be in touch. Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency

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