Functional Assessor, RGN - Weymouth - Weymouth

SJB Medical
38000.00 GBP Annual
12 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Functional Assessor, Registered General Nurse, Weymouth
GBP38,000 + Industry leading benefits package
On behalf of our client the Centre for Health and Disability Assessments, sjb medical is recruiting RGN's to work within the exciting and challenging area of Disability and Functional Assessment.
This is an exciting time to be joining the service with opportunities nationwide to undertake functional assessments on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), of those in receipt of or claiming benefits.
Working in functional assessment is an excellent way of utilising your clinical expertise in a professional setting.
Opportunity summary:

Undertaking thorough face-to-face functional health assessments, reviewing medical evidence and writing subsequent detailed reports, enabling the DWP to make informed decisions about eligibility across a range of benefit types.
Permanent opportunity with full time hours Monday to Friday
Comprehensive training provided, for which you are paid a full-time salary with accreditation in functional assessment
Local health assessment centres, regional HQ and offices nationwide

Your Excellent Benefits Package:

Excellent career growth and promotional opportunities
No nights, weekends or bank holidays and structured 9am - 5pm working hours
NMC fee reimbursement and revalidation support
Pension scheme and private medical insurance
Medical indemnity cover and protected CPD
25 days annual leave plus option to buy more and sell back days

Minimum requirements for Healthcare practitioner, functional assessor:

Minimum 2 years broad-based post-registration experience
Recent experience working with adults with a range of clinical conditions within the past five years
Eligibility to live and work in the UK
Full unconditional* registration with the NMC as a RGN
*Unless a condition related to a health condition or disability

How to apply or for further information: sjb medical is the appointed recruitment partner for this position, to apply please send your CV and contact details to or alternatively please telephone for further information.
Useful links
To research this RGN Job opportunity further, we suggest that you read more about jobs in functional assessment, the Centre for Health and Disability Assessments and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP):
Information about the service
Information about the assessment process
Information about employment support allowance and the work capability assessment
Please note that any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check, unconditional registration with your respective professional body and satisfactory references.