Insurance Officer
Location: Stockport
Salary: £24,313 - £26,317
Expires: 17/04/2020 23:59

In 2020, Stockport Homes achieved three star ‘extraordinary’ Best Companies accreditation and were recognised as one of Britain’s best employers for the eleventh consecutive year running by the Sunday Times newspaper.

We are the Number 1 Not-For-Profit Organisation to work for in the Sunday Times Top 100 list for 2020 (Number one in the Best Companies Top 25 Housing Organisations to Work for) and have also achieved Platinum Investors in People status for our approach to people management and development.

We are currently looking to recruit an Insurance Officer to join us to be responsible for delivering an effective and efficient insurance service to the Stockport Homes Group (SHG).

Responsible for coordinating information for insurance claim investigations to enable them to be properly defended, you will liaise with colleagues to adequately protect SHG from losses; ensuring there is effective and proactive risk management and continuous improvement which is supported by regular monitoring and reporting.

Providing advice and guidance on insurance matters by being familiar with the detail of insurance

policies / coverage, you must ensure that you remain fully aware of SHG’s operations (both existing and new) to identify new insurable risks and ensure insurance coverage remains fit for purpose; managing casework via the insurance databases (LACHS) and ensuring records are kept fully up to date and documentation is attached as required.

Candidates for this role will ideally have some knowledge and / or experience of working in a legal / insurance / claims management environment and an understanding of relevant legislation, case law and legal precedence related to insurance claims, or the ability to quickly acquire this knowledge upon appointment. Experience of working collaboratively with a range of people and challenging issues is essential, as is the ability to follow agreed processes, organise work in a methodical manner, prioritise tasks independently and manage conflicting deadlines. A relevant qualification such as CILEX / CII would be beneficial but is by no means essential.

Please note: The role is offered on a minimum contract of 28 hours per week up to full time hours of 37 per week and there is flexibility to meet applicant needs between those working hours – to be discussed at interview.

Closing date for applications: 17th April

Interview Date: TBC

All posts offer attractive conditions of service and a range of employee benefits including a commitment to personal development, work life balance and a genuine commitment to embrace diversity for employees and customers.

Stockport Homes is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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