Job Description

Registered General Nurse, Functional Assessor

Yorkshire & The Humber

£38760 per annum


Acute Medicine

Secondary Care

Weekdays only

13/09/2021 - 11/10/2021


Role:          Registered General Nurse, Functional Assessor

Location:   Sheffield

Starting     Salary: £38,760 + comprehensive benefits package

Hours:       Monday - Friday (37.5 hours)

If you are looking to push your nursing career in a new direction, to learn and develop, to predict your working hours and for an exciting and challenging role away from frontline nursing then please continue reading.

We are working with our client who is a global expert in health and disability, and occupational health assessments. They have asked Merco to support their Funtional Assessor recruitment nationwide with jobs which enable nurses to use their medical knowledge and clinical skills in the different area of medical assessment.

What is a Functional Assessor:

- Working as part of a multidisciplinary team at your local assessment centre, you will be responsible for completing professional functional health assessments by meeting with individuals and reviewing a wide range of complex medical conditions.

- You will focus on how an individual's ability to perform day to day activities is affected by their condition and produce a high quality, detailed, impartial report for DWP.

- To ensure you are fully prepared for your new role, you will embark on a comprehensive (paid) induction and training programme.

- Support is ongoing and will allow you to become a proficient and qualified Functional Assessor


- 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.


- Salary: London – £45,390, outside of London £38,760

- 31 days annual leave entitlement

- Season Ticket Loan

- Pension – 10% contribution

- Critical Illness Insurance

- Childcare vouchers

- Private Medical Insurance for you and your family

- Dental Insurance

- Employee Assistance Programme – access to a free-to-use 24/7 confidential support programme for any legal, financial or personal issues

- Flu jabs

- Health screening

- Charitable giving

- Boost your annual leave entitlement

- Restaurant card – discounts at over 7000 restaurants nationwide

- Travel insurance cover

- Gym membership