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Medical Rehabilitation Consultant - Registered Nurse (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time)


Medical Rehabilitation Consultant - Registered Nurse or Mental Health Nurse (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time)


Location: Home based with occasional travel to our Swindon office and some travel throughout the UK



The opportunity: 


Are you a Registered General Nurse (RGN) or Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) and looking for a new challenge? Do you want to start a new career with a Global Insurance Company? If so, we would love to hear from you! You will be joining our innovative Medical Rehabilitation Team based in Swindon. Travel throughout the UK to meet with our customers will be required, but don’t worry, you will receive a fully expensed company car. Comprehensive training and induction wil be provided to help the transition into the Insurance world! 


We are well established in the Group Insurance Market and are making a substantial impact through our unique and innovative proposition which is continuing to be extremely well received by our customers and their employees. 


This role is varied, innovative and very rewarding. You will be working with our Claims Team, our Customers, their Employees and Treatment providers to refreshingly prevent sickness absence through various initiatives and enable early intervention to achieve a sustainable return to work when absence occurs. 


This role is available part-time, job-share or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time.


What will you be doing?


We will support you in using your medical skills in aiming to prevent absence through promotion of wellbeing services, signpost to aid  recovery  and support members and employers in returning to and sustaining work after illness absence.


There will be opportunities for you to interact with our sales team and enable Rehabilitation, Health and Wellbeing training directly with customers.


We will ensure orientation and induction to our friendly team of Innovators and encourage significant ongoing training and PREP support. We value our Rehabilitation team engaging with our customers at all levels.


Some of the key responsibilities include:


  • To assist in the rehabilitation management of income protection claims made through group risk products and provide propositional support as well as training and development for the team of claims case managers
  • Manage a minimum portfolio of 60 rehabilitation referrals over a 12-month period
  • Work with the Zurich Corporate Risk (ZCR) Claims Case Manager, employers and employees and their medical advisors to draw up rehabilitation plans and graded return to work plans and support these through to successful outcomes and customer satisfaction
  • To fully demonstrate medical skills, knowledge, best practice guidelines and research-based evidence in all rehabilitation activities
  • When indicated enable, support, and evaluate appropriate effective treatment provision through the Zurich provider network.
  • To actively encourage knowledge transfer into Zurich claims and rehabilitation service departments to progress and update all colleagues’ levels of medical competence and confidence
  • To possess a desire to make a positive contribution to ZCR Income protection insurance and work in a holistic and growing team.



Your skills and experience:


We are looking for confident, highly skilled, and personable communicators who have maintained their Nursing registrationa and can evidence development, who can effectively organise their own caseload and embrace positive change.  In addition, we are looking for someone with diplomacy and skills including an awareness of vocational issues to enable focussed support and resolution often in complex and sensitive situations.


We are also looking for:


  • Experience of Insurance based Medical/Vocational Rehabilitation or Occupational Health working experience
  • Desire to work with our customers to enable solutions in workplace issues
  • Broad medical knowledge particularly in relation, psychiatric illness, to musculo-skeletal conditions and cancer
  • Good working knowledge of the NHS and understanding of how to circumnavigate potential treatment delays
  • Good understanding of the private medical sector and the services available
  • Ability to merge the care needs of the individual with the financial needs of Zurich Insurance Company
  • Ability to form working relationships quickly and professionally and to use these relationships to positively impact upon the claims departments function
  • Ability to influence opinion and generate change within all levels of the business
  • Previous experience of group risk but not essential
  • Understanding of claims functions and processes is again desirable




What will you get in return?


With a salary between £27-£40k depending on experience, we also offer an excellent lifestyle benefits package which includes:


  • 12% company pension contribution (employee contribution optional)
  • Company car
  • Annual company bonuses
  • Full private medical cover
  • 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days
  • Discounted technology offers
  • Virtual GP appointments
  • Discounted gym membership,
  • Free flu jab
  • Discounted gadget insurance 



At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring.  Many of our employees work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, flexible hours, job share, an element of working from home or compressed hours.  Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.


Who we are:


With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognises and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best.


You’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.


Further information:


At Zurich we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers and we want our employee base to reflect that.

Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.


With the above in mind we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture however we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minorities, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.


We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.


We have won numerous awards for our work on Diversity and Inclusion. We are also proud to be nominated for the 2020 Insurance Times award for Diversity and Inclusion. You can read about our awards on our website.


So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.

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