Disability Analyst- £34,000-£54,600

Recruiter
Manpower
Location
Belfast
Salary
34000.0000
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
16 Jun 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Disability Analyst- £34,000- £54,600

Manpower is working on behalf of a healthcare provider who offers medical services to the Northern Ireland Social Security Agency (NISSA).

You will undertake medical assessment and examinations for NISSA as part of a successful integrated team and contribute to the commercial relationship between our client and NISSA.

Overview of role & main responsibilities:

* To undertake file-work and / or examinations using Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) protocols to support decision making in the assessment of disability and incapacity. These examinations may be recorded if requested by a claimant or the NISSA
* To use IT software programmes to support clinical decision making when undertaking file-work and examinations
* To provide comprehensive reports to enable decision makers at NISSA to make informed decisions regarding benefit claims
* To be motivated, show commitment and be flexible at all times

Essential requirements of Role

* Registration and continuous professional development should be maintained in accordance with the requirements of Post Registration and Practice (PREP) standards set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
* Ensure that professional practice standards and "best practice" are maintained in all areas of work.
* To work to agreed productivity and quality targets and standards agreed between the client and the NISSA and to respond positively to feedback
* To undertake recorded assessments where required
* To work unsupervised and use own initiative however know limitations and ask for support where necessary
* To analyse and interpret clinical information and medical evidence and provide a report in a professional and concise manner
* Work well as part of a multidisciplinary team and build positive working relationships with both medical colleagues and administrative support staff
* Have highly developed oral and written communications skills, be able to negotiate successfully and respond to rapidly changing work environment
* Be able to apply professional skills and manage own professional competence and accountability, in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct

Person Specification

A Registered General Nurse who has, since full registration, consolidated their clinical skills with a minimum of 3 years' post registration general medical experience with a minimum of three years post registration experience
* Broad based experience and assessment skills
* IT literate with experience of using a range of software
* Ability to travel to a range of locations as the business requires.
* Fluent English language skills: highly developed written and verbal communication skills
* Experience of change management and the ability to influence and negotiate successfully with a range of people.
* Evidence of responding to unexpected changes by adopting a flexible approach to work
* Evidence of ongoing professional development
* Ability to work to targets and specified standards

Job Type
Full-time, permanent
£34,000- £54,600
25 days annual leave + statutory leave
Stakeholder Pension scheme OR 1 times salary life assurance
Death in service benefits (4 x salary)
Private Medical scheme
Training and development
Flexible benefits (retail and leisure vouchers, travel insurance, home computing, additional annual leave etc).

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