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Functional Assessor

  • £38000 per annum
  • Bootle
  • Posted: 15/05/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: V49101517

Job Details

Salary: £38,000

Location: Bootle

Are you looking to take your clinical expertise and utilise it in a new environment? Do you have strong assessment skills? Is that part of your role that you would like to do more of?

Our client, the Centre for Health and Disability Assessments (CHDA), is currently recruiting for Functional Assessors in the Pontypridd area. Office hours will be Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.

CHDA have a contract to carry out high quality assessments for benefit claimants on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and have a mission to help customers move forward with their lives by providing a quality, sensitive and respectful service.

You will take part in a comprehensive induction and training programme that will allow you to complete professional functional health assessments and write detailed reports on behalf of the DWP. Support is on-going and will allow you to become a proficient and qualified Functional Assessor.

Based within a multi-disciplinary team at your local assessment centre you will be responsible for meeting with clients and reviewing a wide range of complex medical conditions with a focus on how an individual's ability to perform day to day activities is affected, and producing a detailed, impartial report for the DWP to assist them in their decision making.

Candidates must be NMC registered General Nurses with 2 years NHS experience (essential).

In return you will receive:

• Excellent work-life balance - Monday to Friday with no nights, weekends or bank holidays required.

• Market leading salary.

• Fantastic prospects for promotion and professional growth.

• 25 days of annual leave + option to buy additional days or sell back.

• Private medical insurance, life assurance, pension scheme and professional indemnity cover.

If you would like to hear more about this excellent opportunity, then click apply now.