Medical Doctor

  • Job Reference: 00033487-1
  • Date Posted: 9 January 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Pontefract, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £72,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Doctor - Functional Assessor for Employment & Support Allowance (ESA)
Experience: 2 years following FY1 Pay: £72,000
On behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Stonebranch Healthcare is looking to recruit Medical Doctors for Functional Assessor role.
*No face-to-face contact as the role is currently done remotely as telephone assessments only for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19*
Doctor Requirements:
* Valid full GMC registration
* A minimum of two years' experience post FY1
* No previous assessor experience required as full, paid training is provided over 6 months at the beginning of your employment prior to commencing assessments
Doctor Functional Assessor role (face-to-face elements suspended):
* Annual salary of £72,000
* Shifts are Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm (office hours), with Bank Holidays off as standard
* Comprehensive induction with full-time training during the initial 6 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
* Work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team in one of 150 offices nationwide
Doctor Functional Assessor 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 GMC registration fee and revalidation support
* Quality career development with the opportunity to study a Master’s Degree in Occupation Health after a qualifying period
* Formal accreditation as Functional Assessor
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