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Functional Assessor*HYBRID

Preston, Lancashire
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Functional Assessor Preston - Hybrid working available Starting Salary £39,500+ We are currently recruiting for a leading UK based Company who provide Functional Assessments for claimants of the Employee Support Allowance benefit. This would be a great opportunity for any Registered Nurse or Occupational Therapist to branch out into a different setting of healthcare. We have a permanent position available with full-time and part-time working hours. The working hours are Monday to Friday 9am 5pm. You would not be required to work weekends, nights or bank holidays. Duties & Responsibilities To undertake a combination of file-work and face-to-face/telephone assessments of customers in relation to a variety of benefits and provide a report to the DWP. File-work involves reviewing medical evidence in a written or electronic format to determine the suitability of face-to-face /telephone assessment. To use IT software programmes to support clinical decision making when undertaking file-work and examinations. Work well as part of a multidisciplinary team and build positive working relationships with both clinical colleagues and administrative support staff.Role Summary Starting salary £39,500 per annum Working hours 9am - 5pm (37.5 hours) Office-based/Home-based assessments with no community visits required Exceptional opportunities for career progression and professional developmentBenefits Package Hybrid working available (up to 50% from home) NMC registration fee reimbursement 25 days annual leave (+ bank holidays) Holiday trading (buy/sell annual leave) Pension scheme Dental insurance Critical illness cover Medicash Employee assistance programme Season Ticket loan Travel Insurance cover Gym Memborship Childcare Vouchers Charitable GivingWhat we are looking for: Zero Clinical Assessor experience NMC Nurses registered, or HCPC registered, or GMC registered 1 year experience for Nurses 2 years experience for Physiotherapists 4 years experience post qualified for Doctors Broad-based medical knowledge and skills Excellent time management Strong written and communication skillsIf you are interested in this opportunity and would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Heather Farley on (phone number removed) or via email at (url removed) for more information. Alternatively, please apply to this advert and a consultant from the team will be in touch
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  • Job Reference: 701357888-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Everpool Recruitment
    Everpool Recruitment
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £39,500
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent