Clinical Nurse Assessor

  • Location

    Exeter, Devon

  • Sector:

    Health Perms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Hughes

  • Contact email:

    samantha.hughes@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    SH/TT/Nur/Exeter1_1564487609

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-29

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Clinical Nurse Assessor - Disability Assessor
Location: Exeter
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000 per annum / £16.41 rising to £17.95 per hour
Permanent contract - 37.5 hour week
Monday - Friday - 9am-5pm

Are you a Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD) who is working long days, nights and shifts - dreaming of a 9am-5pm job?

Are you looking for a better work-life balance, but have the ability to continue to use your clinical skills?

We are currently recruiting Registered Nurses (RGN, RMN, RNLD or equivalent) for an exciting opportunity working on the DWPs disability contract. The role requires you to use your broad-based medical experience and clinical knowledge to conduct independent health assessments and write reports for the DWP. You will not be required to make any decisions within this role but simply assist with the health assessment of the claims process.

As an Assessor, you will utilise your clinical knowledge and broad-based medical experience by carrying out face to face assessments and examinations in a holistic manner. Such assessments focus on how a person's health condition(s) may have an impact on day-to-day life. The role will require you to use IT systems and software to write clear and concise medical reports which will later be used for decision making purposes.

The standard working hours are Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.
No weekends, nights or bank holidays are required.

Previous experience as an Assessor is not required as full comprehensive training is provided. We will consider applications from all levels of Nursing. However, the minimum requirement is 18 months post graduate experience. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with the general public.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Company Health Care (including Eyecare)
  • Cash Back Schemes
  • Overtime is available
  • Opt in Pension Scheme and they will pay in 3%
  • Standard Holidays 25 days plus 8 days Bank Holidays
  • Annual Leave
  • Your NMC Registration will be paid for; when close to renewal
  • Probationary Period of 6 months
  • Performance for additional assessments.
  • Additional health cover (health insurance, dental cover, eye tests, etc.) - after being with company for 12 months you can join the scheme which is through BUPA.
  • Maternity/paternity pay - standard government

The recruitment process
Meridian Business Support is a multi-sector employment agency with branches across the UK and 30 years recruitment experience. We have a branch based in Liverpool that specialise in disability recruitment. The team of Senior Consultants in Liverpool have an in-depth knowledge of the sector and a track record of placing candidates into these roles. You will have a dedicated consultant who is on call to answer any questions and take you through the application and interview process as well as arranging your start date/training date.

How to Apply
If you are interested in the role and would like to start an application then please apply to this advert and a member of recruitment team will be in touch. Alternatively, to find out further information or to have a confidential conversation please call or email Samantha Hughes - 0787 686 5570 | samantha.hughes @ meridianbs.co.uk

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.