Building Claim Inspector (Self Employed Contractor Basis)

Sedgwick Claims Management Services
Herodsfoot, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, specialising in claims management and loss adjusting services.

Our people are as diverse as our products and services and as varied as our clients. We believe that individuals from different backgrounds encourage a challenging team environment, a creative approach to problem solving and an interesting working environment.

The TeamDue to continued growth Validation Services are looking for additional support in the TR and PL postcode areas (Cornwall and Devon).

Validation Services is Sedgwick`s independent validation service for lower value domestic and commercial building claims, providing a quick settlement - more than 90% of claims are finalised during the first visit. We have 100% coverage across the UK delivered by a national network of Building Claim Inspectors, who are independent construction industry specialists with hands-on experience in organising and costing out repairs.

The RoleAs a self-employed Building Claim Inspector, you`ll visit policyholders who have insurance claims in their homes. You`ll need to be well organised with excellent time management skills and detailed technical experience, from a trade or construction related background. You will need to be comfortable using technical tools like laser measurers and protimeters, and comfortable using ladders to house gutter height and sampling for Asbestos Containing Materials - all of which you need to provide for your own use, along with other equipment.

You also need to have a well presented, reliable car.

Our validation and report writing standards are high and so you must also be computer literate and familiar using technology like iPads and digital cameras, sat nav etc. We also deliver our findings direct to the customer at the first meeting so you will need to have strong technical knowledge of buildings as well as empathy for the customer and confidence to negotiate with builders.

We`ll teach you what you need to know about insurance policies and philosophies to ensure you feel confident in the role.

In return, we offer the chance to work alongside one of the world`s biggest loss adjusting firms. We offer competitive rewards based on a "per visit" model reflecting your expertise and effort.

If you think you fit the bill and might have capacity to work with Validation Services, we`d love to hear from you to discuss the opportunity further.

Applicants who are successful at interview will be, as part of pre-employment screening, subject to: ID document verification, credit check, address verification, employment verification, employment gap verification, UK DBS, UK financial regulator search, anti-money laundering search, directorship search and global watch list check.Sedgwick is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. We aim to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the ground of race, colour, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or disability.
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