Disability Assessor - Doctor / Medical Practitioner / GP
£72,000 - 84,000 Salary
Sugarman Health & Wellbeing is proud to be partnering an outstanding organisation who continues to shape common practice within their field. Sugarman has a long and credible history of partnering exceptional organisations, committed to improving both the health and wellbeing of people by extension through quality service provision to our clients.
We are now looking to identify and facilitate the hiring of a Disability Assessor (Doctor / Medical Practitioner / GP) to join our client; a successful organisation undertaking assessments for the DWP.
To be successful in this role you will need at least 2 years experience post qualifying as a medical Doctor and full unconditional registration with the GMC.
You will need broad clinical experience and knowledge, with a background in General Practice, Occupational Health, Rehabilitation Medicine, Disability Assessment, Analysis or Psychiatry being desirable.
Effective time management and great written and verbal communication skills, as well as good report writing skills are a pre-requisite.
As a Disability / Functional Assessor you will be reviewing a range of people to assess suitability under guidelines for a variety of benefits.
You will be undertaking both File Work and Face to Face Assessments, reviewing electronic and written medical evidence to assess whether a face to face review is required. In Face to Face Assessments you will be reviewing and assessing how a person's disability affects their day to day life in performing work activities.
The comprehensive reports that you prepare as part of your activities will be passed onto DWP decision makers to help guide them regarding claimants.
You will be working autonomously as part of an overall National team, working unsupervised and under your own initiative with additional support available if required.
You will benefit from gaining experience in this role that will be desirable in your future career. A 7-day paid initial training period will be provided to help equip you fully for the role and make sure you get the most out of it.
Excellent career progression is on offer if you want to go down a management, or more specialised clinical route.
You'll be joining with a successful national team that has great ongoing prospects and will let you be part of the bigger picture whilst working under your own initiative.
Benefits on offer include a competitive salary, 25 days + bank holidays, discretionary annual bonus, a comprehensive training package, CPD Support, Private Medical Insurance, Stakeholder Pension Scheme and the option to purchase other benefits.
Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.