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PIP Clinical Assessor

Job Description

Salus are the occupational health, safety and return to work division of NHS Lanarkshire, we operate similar to a social enterprise model, with profits from external contracts directed to patient care. Salus have recently been awarded a contract to deliver personal independence assessments across Scotland on behalf of Atos and DWP. We will ensure all assessments are delivered in a compassionate and transparent manner, supported by robust governance. Mark Kennedy, General Manager, Salus. You will provide a high quality assessment service for claimants of PIP. You will assess PIP claimants against the criteria set out by Department of Work and Pensions (DWP). The post holder provides DWP with a completed assessment report based on the descriptors provided. The assessment report will advise DWP about the PIP claimant's health conditions and disabilities, any treatment they are receiving, how the health conditions affect the claimant in relation to activities of daily living and mobility, which descriptors apply to the claimant and evidence based justifications for the advice given. You will ensure that an excellent standard of customer service is provided at all times. Educated to diploma/degree level or equivalent within a relevant field, HPC/NMC registered. You will have relevant post graduate training with 2 years relevant post registration experience within an NHS or similar healthcare environment working with clients with complex health conditions. In addition appropriate knowledge of the clinical aspects of a wide range of health conditions and disabilities is required.

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