Mental Health Nurse

Mental Health Assessor - Disability Assessor
Location: Colchester
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Permanent contract - Full and Part Time available
+ Excellent BENEFITS (Listed below)

Are you a driven, highly motivated individual who is looking for their next challenge?
Are you looking for a better work-life balance working office hours?
Do you want to utilise your clinical knowledge to become a government assessor?
Are you looking to broaden your medical experience?

We are currently recruiting Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) 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, 8-30am - 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 2 years 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:

  • Employee Assistance Programme (Validium)
  • Above & Beyond Awards / Incentives
  • Potential progression and development for clinical staff e.g. Trainers and Clinical Support
  • Buy Additional Leave Scheme
  • Westfield Health Cash Plan
  • Recruit a Friend Bonus Scheme - Up to £1000
  • CPD Funding for Clinical Staff - £400 per FTE
  • Access to Physio
  • Annual Leave Increases with Completed Service
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Contribution Towards Eye Test and Glasses
  • Workplace DSE Assessments (if required)
  • Moving Day - Extra Day Annual Leave When Moving House
  • Above & Beyond Awards / Incentives
  • Winter Flu Vaccinations
  • Birthday Leave - Performance Dependant

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.

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 - 078- 768- 655-70 or samantha.hughes '@' meridianbs.co.uk

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