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Nurse Practitioner – Functional Assessor Job in United Kingdom at Everpool Recruitment

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Nurse Practitioner – Functional Assessor Job in United Kingdom at Everpool Recruitment

Nurse Practitioner – Functional Assessor
Salary: £39,500
Peremant role offering Part-Time or Full-Time roles available.

Everpool Recruitment are currently recruiting RGNs for an exciting and challenging opportunity to become a qualified Functional Assessor. This role will require you to use your broad-based medical experience and nursing skills to carry out health assessments and examinations with individuals who are living with longer-term disabilities and illnesses who 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 Functional Assessor, you will not be required to treat, advise, refer, diagnose, or rehabilitate but assess how disabilities and illnesses may impact on a person’s functionality in performing work-related activity. As part of the consultation process, you will be required to compile clear and concise evidence-based reports using your findings from each assessment, which will then be submitted to assist with the decision-making process.
This is a permanent position with full-time and part-time working hours available. Standard working hours are 9:00am–5:00pm and you will not be required to work weekends, nights, or bank holidays.

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:
  • 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)
  • NMC registration fee reimbursement
  • 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 me on the below details for further information or to have confidential call to discuss the role and any questions you may have regarding this.

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