Functional Assessor Nurse

  • Job Reference: 00032440-1
  • Date Posted: 23 December 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Saint Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex
  • Salary: £38,760
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Functional Assessor Nurse for Employment & Support Allowance (ESA)

Experience: 2 years experience working as a nurse

Pay: £38,760

On behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Stonebranch Healthcare is looking to recruit Nurses for Functional Assessor Nurse role.

Functional Assessor Nurse Requirements:

* Valid NMC pin

* A minimum of two years' experience as a nurse

* No previous assessor experience required as full, paid training is provided over 2 months at the beginning of your employment prior to commencing assessments

COVID-19 considerations:

* No face-to-face assessments until at least early 2021 (telephone assessments only)

* Delayed start of up to 6 months offered

Functional Assessor Nurse role:

* Annual salary of £38,760

* Shifts are Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm (office hours), with Bank Holidays off as standard

* Comprehensive induction with full-time training during the initial 2 months of employment

* Additional ongoing on-the-job support.

* The role is a mix of paper-based evidence review and conducting impartial, holistic face-to-face medical interviews and assessments

* Compiling a report, which is then dispatched for review and decision as to eligibility by the DWP

* This role is office-based only with NO community component

* Work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team in one of 150 offices nationwide

Functional Assessor Nurse Benefits:

* 25 days annual leave, with the option to buy and sell additional days

* Private medical insurance, dental insurance

* Medical indemnity insurance

* Life insurance, travel insurance

* Pension scheme

* Critical Illness Cover

* Employee Assistance Programme

* Cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan

* Reimbursement of your annual NMC registration fee and revalidation support

* Formal accreditation as Functional Assessor

* Excellent career promotion and professional growth prospects

Stonebranch Healthcare - recruitment for healthcare professionals by healthcare professionals. Led by a team of experienced doctors and nurses, we specialise in providing disability assessment services. Offering unparalleled support throughout the application process, including 24/7 availability and intensive one-on-one interview preparation, meaning an enviable placement success rate and a 100% feedback rating. As healthcare professionals we understand the challenges presented by the current healthcare sector, allowing us to provide detailed and honest insight into the role as a colleague.

Don't hesitate to get in touch if you'd like to know more about the role of Disability Assessor, Functional Analyst, Disability Analyst