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Functional Assesor

Functional Assessor *HYBRID*
Salary: £39'500
(plus excellent benefits)
Location: GLASGOW


Everpool Recruitment are currently seeking Registered Nurses for an exciting and challenging opportunity to become a qualified Functional Assessor.This role will require you to use your extensive medical knowledge, experience and skills to carry out health assessments and examinations with individuals wo are living with longer-term disabilities and illnesses wo are applying for a government funded benefit called Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). This benefit is awarded to people who have a limited or no capability for employment as a result of living with a health condition.

As a Functonal Assessor, you will not be required to treat, advise, refer, diagnose, or rehabilitate but assess how disabilities and illnesses may impact on a persons functionality in performing work-related activity. As a part of the consultation process, you will be required to compile clear and concise evidence- based reports using our findings from each assessment, which will be submitted to assist with the decision-making process.

This is a permanent position with full-time and art timeworking hours available. Standard working hours are 09:00 17:00pm and you will not be required to work weekends, nights, or bank holidays.

There is a option to be a Hybrid assessor meaning you would do 3 daysonsite and 2 days from home per week. *Training would need to be completed on site first for the first 6 months.

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 a 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: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm (37.5hrs)
  • Office-based/Home-based assessments (no community/home visits required)
  • Fantastic opportunities for career progression and professional development
Benefits Package
  • Hybrid working pattern available* (work up to 50% from home)
  • Plenty of exposure as you develop your skills and clinical knowledge
  • Opportunities to explore other roles
  • CPD days
  • Pension scheme
  • Holiday trading (buy/sell annual leave)
  • 25 days annual leave (+ bank holidays)
  • Life insurance
  • Critical illness cover
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Employee assistance programme
If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Erin McBride via email atfor more information. Alternatively, please apply to this advert and a consultant from the team will be in touch.
Posted
04/28/2022
Location
Glasgow City Centre, Scotland, UK