Job Description

Medical Doctor, Functional Assessor – Health and Disability Assessments

South West England

£72000 per annum, Benefits: + comprehensive benefits package


Acute Medicine

Private GP & Wellness


11/11/2021 - 09/12/2021


Role: Medical Doctor, Functional Assessor – Health and Disability Assessments


Location: Exeter


Starting Salary: £72,000 + comprehensive benefits package 


Hours: Monday – Friday, Full-time (37.5 hours)


Are looking to push your Medical career in a new direction? Are you keen to learn and develop your skills? Would you like to predict your working hours and work within an exciting and challenging role outside of the NHS? then please continue reading….

Merco are actively recruiting for our client, a global expert in health and disability and occupational health assessments to support their Doctor recruitment nationwide with jobs which enable Medical Practitioners to use their medical knowledge and clinical skills in the different area of medical assessment.



- Full, unconditional registration with the NMC & at least one years' work experience

- Excellent verbal, word processed and written communication skills 

- Eligibility to live and work in the UK 

- Up to date, evidenced CPD portfolio and appraisal 


Role Overview:


- You will meet customers and complete a comprehensive face to face assessment, then type a report which is reviewed by the government to enable an informed decision about benefit entitlement

- Annually reviewed salary with opportunities to develop your portfolio career with a new specialism

- Assessments both in the local assessment centre and community

- Doctors train in a variety of benefits, including complex needs and varied report formats

- Once accredited, following training you will work autonomously with opportunities to progress your career

- Excellent induction and full training academy from day 1 of employment

- Excellent communication skills and word processing are essential for this talking and report writing role




- GMC fee reimbursement

- Revalidation support

- Private Healthcare

- 25 days annual leave with option to buy or sell additional leave

- Match contribution pension


Why Merco?

Merco have 16 years’ clinical staffing experience - we only work with specialist and experienced clinicians providing work across the health and social care sector. We have excellent permanent and locum opportunities for Doctors, Nurses and AHPs.

If you are interested in this role, please contact the Recruitment Consultant below:

Name: Allison Machon