Registered Nurse / Functional Assessor - Hybrid Working

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Job Description

PhysiotherapistFunctional Assessor
Starting Salary: £39,500 + Benefits
Hours of work -Full time or part time available, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Hybrid Working - Office and Homebased


Everpool Recruitment are currently recruiting NMC Registered Nursesfor 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 persons 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 9:00am5:00pm 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
  • 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 ( 2 Days at Home / 3 Days onsite)
  • 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
  • Supportive working environment with ongoing CPD support
  • Plenty of exposure as you develop your skills and clinical knowledge
  • Opportunities to explore other role
  • Regular feedback and a coaching tool to help you deliver quality outputs for customers
  • Connect with the wider business including the opportunity to join colleague network groups
  • Core benefits like our healthcare cash plan
  • Voluntary benefits so you can pick the plans that are right for you and your family
If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Ellouise via email at for more information. Alternatively, please apply to this advert and a consultant from the team will be in touch.