Trainee Claims Handler

Recruiter
BAI Claims Services Ltd
Location
Higher Ferry
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

What we do

BAI Claims Services works with the UK’s leading insurers, manufacturers, construction companies and other corporates in handling industrial disease claims pre-litigation. BAI Claims Services handles a variety of different industrial disease claims ranging from Noise Induced Hearing Loss to Asbestosis and Mesothelioma for Run Off insurers. BAI Claims Services are responsible for liaising with policyholders, both claimant and defendant solicitors and other insurers.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Correspond with claimant solicitors on a daily basis to progress all claims in their allocation
  • Correspond with other defendants and insurers
  • To effectively manage own workload in line with the company’s compliance policy
  • Assessing medical evidence and reports
  • Investigating all elements of a claim including Limitation, Breach, Causation and Damages
  • Correspond with our corporate department to ensure policy cover is established
  • Attending training courses to further expand knowledge
  • Liaise with Panel firms on litigated files

Job-Related Experience, Qualifications and Skills

Essential

  • 6 GCSE passes (or equivalent) at Grade C or above, including Maths and English Language
  • Aptitude for IT, including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and use of the internet
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to organise and priortise daily workload
  • Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team orientated environment
  • Strong team player
  • Must be able to meet deadlines
  • Desire to develop new skills and commitment to learning

Desirable

  • Law Degree - LLB or GDL 2.2 or Cilex level 2 (not essential but preferable)
  • Previous experience handling own caseload
  • Previous experience within Employers Liability and Industrial disease

Benefits

  • Holiday entitlement 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Pension contributions and childcare vouchers
  • Supportive environment and full training provided
  • Free refreshments
  • Easily accessible from main motorways and close to retail park
  • Regular team socials
  • Free car parking space

Other information

  • 35 hours per week
  • Fixed term contract for 12 months

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