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Medical Doctor, Functional Assessor - Newcastle

Job Title: Medical Doctor, Functional Assessor - Newcastle Employment Type: Multiple
Location: Newcastle Speciality:
Seniority:
Disability Assessor
Medical Practitioner
Industry:
Other Medical Posts
Salary: £72,000 + Comprehensive Benefits Package Contract Duration: N/A
REF: 70169 Contact Name: Joe Herrett
Contact Email: jobs@sjbmedical.com Job Published: 20 days ago
Expiry Date: May 31, 2019
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JOB DESCRIPTION

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Medical Doctor, Functional Assessor in Newcastle

Role Description: Medical Assessment and Reporting Opportunity for Doctors

Location: Newcastle

Starting Salary: £72,000 + Comprehensive Benefits Package

Hours: Monday to Friday, Full-time (37.5 hours) or Part-time (3 days+ p/w)

Exciting opportunities are now available undertaking the role of Functional Health Assessor in Newcastle

sjb medical are recruiting experienced Registered Medical Practitioners to work with a leading provider of functional health assessment and reporting services on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

All roles commence with a comprehensive induction programme and full sector of state approved training is provided with opportunities of working towards accreditation.

Full-time and part-time positions are available, working a minimum of three days per week - Monday to Friday with structured 9am-5pm working hours.

Role Overview:

  • 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
  • Carrying out file-work and providing comprehensive reports for a broad range of clinical conditions
  • Participating in a local multidisciplinary team, in one of over 150 offices nationwide

Your Excellent Benefits Package:

  • Comprehensive training for initial 2 months with certification once accredited as a Functional Assessor 
  • Excellent career growth and promotional opportunities 
  • No nights, weekends or bank holidays, no on-call and structured working hours
  • GMC fee reimbursement and revalidation support
  • Contributory pension, cycle to work scheme and private medical insurance 
  • Medical indemnity cover and protected CPD
  • 25 days' annual leave plus option to buy more and sell back days

To be considered for this role, the minimum requirements are as follows:

  • Full registration with the GMC as a Medical Practitioner and a valid licence to practise
  • Minimum 2 years' general medical experience (post FY1), working primarily in patient-focused roles dealing with a wide range of clinical conditions in the last 5 years
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK (unfortunately no sponsorship opportunities are available)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and basic IT abilities (MS Word)

This is an excellent opportunity to work within a large and successful organisation. To apply, please upload your CV online, email jobs@sjbmedical.com or call 020 7832 1980for further information.

 

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