Functional Assessor

  • Job Reference: Hartlepool - DM
  • Date Posted: 16 March 2023
  • Recruiter: A&E Agency
  • Location: Hartlepool, County Durham
  • Salary: £72,000
  • Sector: Medicine, Accident & emergency, General
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Dale McBreen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01612387480

Job Description

Are you a doctor who wants to continue helping people but needs a better work-life balance?

Join our Assessments Division and thrive as you use your clinical skills in a different way and help people move forward with their lives.

This is a permanent role, Monday-Friday 9-5.

Day-to-day, you’ll carry out telephone, video, or face-to-face assessments to understand how a person's disability or health condition affects their daily life. You’ll listen to their experiences, ask questions, and use your insights to produce a factual report to help the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) determine their eligibility for benefits. It’s important work that has a big impact on real lives, so we’ll make sure you get the time you need with each customer to undertake a quality and respectful service.

You must have fantastic interpersonal skills along with the ability to write concise reports, be comfortable working towards individual and team targets in a supportive environment.

You will receive:

  • Competitive salary: £72,000 for roles outside of London, or £84,200 based in London.
  • Flexible working arrangements: you won’t be expected to work long days, do night shifts or take work home. Instead, you can work full time, part time or hybrid in a pattern that gives you genuine work life balance.
  • Clinical development: we support your continuing medical education and provide time for clinical study with ongoing CPD support.
  • Career development: we offer training programmes to develop your skills and clinical knowledge, as well as opportunities for progression at every stage of your career – including opportunities to explore other roles within Maximus.
  • Revalidation support: we support you through the process and refund the cost of your revalidation.
  • Supportive culture: we offer regular feedback and a coaching tool to help you deliver quality outputs for customers and thrive in your career with us.
  • Inclusive environment: as a Disability Confident Leader we are committed to creating a fair, inclusive workplace for all. Join one of our colleague networks and champion DE&I initiatives and shape our inclusive culture.
  • Excellent benefits: we offer a wide range of core and voluntary benefits that can be tailored to meet your needs and personal circumstances.

Hartlepool has plenty of entertainment venues if your bored or looking for something to do - from catching the latest blockbuster at VUE Cinema Hartlepool or catching the latest play at the Hartlepool Town Hall - there is something for everyone!

Hartlepool is home to one of the largest shopping centres in the Northeast as well as some impressive marina shopping developments. Middleton Grange is a unique shopping destination with over 140 retail outlets such as - M&Co, Wilkinson, Primark, New Look B&M, Boots.

Sounds like an ideal place for you? -  please apply now via the link provided.

Successful applicants will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Valid GMC registration
  • Relevant NHS Experience
  • Be able to pass framework compliance requirement.

Why work with A&E Agency: 

  • Exclusive access to locum, fixed term and substantive roles with the NHS and leading private sector organisations Competitive rates of pay
  • CPD Support and Access to training course.
  • 24/7 Support

Apply now!