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Medical Doctor, Functional Assessor - Edinburgh

  • Salary: Up to £72000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Date posted: 24/08/2018
  • Job reference: 4b4cffbe-a7d0-4c88-9aa0-14111264863f

Medical Doctor, Functional Assessor in Edinburgh

Role Description: Medical Assessment and Reporting Opportunity for Doctors

Location: Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh.

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 sjb medical or call 020 7832 1980for further information.

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