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Registered Nurse - Functional Assessor

Blackpool, Lancashire
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1 Sep 2022
Registered Nurse - Functional AssessorSalary: £39,500 + Excellent BonusLocation: Blackpool - (FY2)Position: Full Time or Part Time available, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.Hybrid Working - Office and HomebasedEverpool Recruitment is currently recruiting for NMC registered, Registered General Nurse (RGN/RN) for a role with a fantastic opportunity to brighten your assessment skills and develop your clinical knowledge, while making a difference to people s lives. As an Functional Assessor, you will be working with a diverse range of people and challenging opportunity to become a qualified Functional Assessor.The Role: You will draw on your experience as a clinical expert to assess and examine individuals with disabilities and illnesses who have applied for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). You'll listen sensitively to their experiences, ask questions, and use your insights to report on how their disability or health condition is affecting their daily life. Your factual report will help the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) determine their eligibility for benefits.You will be supported in managing your caseloads efficiently, with the time to give consultations the care and attention they deserve. You will not be expected to work long days, do night shifts or take work home with you.Training & Development:To ensure you are fully prepared for your new role, you will embark on a comprehensive induction and training programme. Ongoing professional development will be given throughout your career to keep your knowledge current, and you will have plenty of exposure to develop your skills and clinical knowledge.Job person specifications:
  • A NMC registered with 1 year s broad post-registration experience
  • Someone who s proactive and keen to learn
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable working towards individual and team targets, in a supportive environment
  • Comfortable working with a diverse range of conditions, including mental health
Benefits Package:
  • Following a successful 6 month probation, move into the Extended Practitioner role and receive a salary increment of between £2,100 - £2,400, depending on location
  • Hybrid working pattern available
  • 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 another 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're interested in the role or would like to discuss the position further and have a confidential chat therefore, please contact myself on the details advertised below.Mobile: Email:
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  • Job Reference: 701217819-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Everpool
  • Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Salary: £39,500
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent