Claims Officer

Location
Yorkshire
Salary
£15 - £20 Per Hour
Posted
04 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Ref
COP700703
Contact
Christina Panagiotou
Job Title
Claims Handler
PQE Level
NQ
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Keywords: clinical negligence, claims officer, NHS, EL/PL

An exciting opportunity has arisen within an NHS organisation in Yorkshire for a Claims Officer within the clinical negligence team for a 6-12 month period.

Duties will include:

  • Dealing with a caseload of defendant clinical negligence files and Coroners Inquests
  • Handling issues, resolving problems and responding to requests
  • Liaising with 3rd parties and taking statements
  • Determining which cases should be reported to the NHS Litigation Authority and advise the Claims Manager accordingly
  • Dealing with some new letters of claim to include reporting to the Litigation Authority with reports, submitting summaries and providing comments on causation

The successful candidate needs to have experience of Clinical Negligence procedures through working in a NHS Claims Department or similar in a legal practice and knowledge and experience in the application of the Civil Procedure Rules and the Court process

To apply for this vacancy please contact either Christina Panagiotou or Sophie Anderson.

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