Remote Physiotherapist Assessor

Merco Medical Staffing Limited

Job Summary by the Career Balance Team:

Merco Medical is partnering with Independent Assessment Services to recruit a remote Physiotherapist for the DWP’s Personal Independence Payment service. The role involves conducting paper-based reviews of claims, independent health assessments, and writing reports for the DWP. The position offers a flexible self-led schedule and a salary of £35k rising to £37k after 12 months, with an annual performance bonus of 10%. Requirements include at least one year’s post HCPC registration Physio experience, good communication skills, and IT competency. Benefits include professional development, annual leave, flexible working options, and various insurance and reimbursement benefits.

Job Description:

Merco Medical are proudly recruiting, in partnership with Independent Assessment Services, for a Physiotherapist to work remotely from home on the DWP’s Personal Independence Payment service. 

This role is home-based, with occasional visits required in your local assessment centre.  All full and part time roles now include a flexible self-led schedule following a 6-week working pattern based on your preferences, in agreement with your line manager.

As a Physiotherapist Assessor you will:

  • Use your broad-based medical experience and clinical knowledge to conduct paper-based reviews of claims, independent health assessments and to 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. 
  • Use your Clinical nursing expertise in a new way whilst enjoying a great work-life balance with excellent benefits 

Salary: £35k rising to £36k after 6 months and £37k after 12 months. There is also an annual 10% performance related bonus.


  • At least one year’s post HCPC registration Physio experience working with people aged 16 to 64. 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be a competent user of IT.


  • 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 up to 10 days 
  • Flexible working options following training.
  • Pension scheme, matching up to 10% of your contributions 
  • Life assurance, private medical insurance, and medical indemnity insurance 
  • Reimbursement of your annual HCPC registration fee 
  • Health screening every two years, after one year’s service 
  • All flexible benefits can be tailored to your requirement and lifestyle: travel or dental insurance, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and more. 

Merco is a reputable framework agency that has been recruiting clinical staff into the NHS and private sector since 2002. We understand the challenges in the healthcare market, and we work closely with our clients to deliver solutions.

For more information on this role, please do not hesitate to call us on   

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside

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