Functional Assessor

  • £39500 per annum, Benefits: Plus benefits
  • Taunton, UK

Functional Assessor Role

Salary: £39,500

Location: Taunton

Hours: Monday – Friday 9am-5pm – Full time and part time available

Hybrid and office available.


Seeking a fresh perspective in healthcare? This is for you!

  • This role involves doing functional assessments for people who are claiming employment support allowance (ESA).
  • You must be an RGN, RMN or OT hold an NMC/HCPC registration and have at least one year’s experience in your position.
  • Do you still want to use your clinical skills of helping people but want a fresh challenge? Then this is the perfect opportunity for you.
  • To ensure you transition and build a strong foundation you will be placed on a 12-week supported training course led by professional clinicians. You will be supported throughout the whole process and have a mentor to guide you.


Join and redefine your nursing journey!

Your passion and dedication have served you well in your healthcare career. Now, channel that same commitment into a role that promises both familiar comforts and exhilarating challenges.


Benefits Package

No more weekend or shift work

25 days annual leave (+bank holidays)

Pension scheme

NMC registration fee reimbursement

Life insurance

Critical illness cover

Dental insurance

Healthcare cash plan

Employee assistance programme


Duties and responsibilities

  • You will do face to face and telephone assessments of customers for the ESA benefit and provide a report to the DWP.
  • Use IT programmes to help support clinical decision making with file work and examinations.
  • You will work with an MDT building good relationships with both clinical colleagues and administrative staff.
  • Gather all necessary clinical information and medical evidence related to the case.
  • Ensuring that professional standards and best practices are maintained across all areas of work.


If this opportunity aligns with your professional aspirations, we invite you to reach out for a confidential discussion please contact Olivia Brunskill via email at for more information, or call 07443260381

Alternatively, we welcome you to apply to this advertisement. Our dedicated consultants will promptly reach out to you, ensuring a seamless and confidential process.

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