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Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant

Aviva, Eastleigh
Salary: £35,000 to £38,000

Are you someone who likes to work in an advisory capacity, using an evidence based, biopsychosocial and empathic focus?


If you have experience working within an allied health and/or case management environment (e.g., OT, Nurse, Rehabilitation Counsellor, Physiotherapist etc.), and/or also experience working within an occupational/vocational rehabilitation setting, this could be the role for you.


A bit about the job:


We are currently advertising for a Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant (VRC) based in Eastleigh working within our income protection claims department. Your role will be to coach and advise our claims case managers about absence management techniques, appropriate treatment pathways, functional considerations, and suitable workplace accommodations for a variety of physical and mental health conditions.


You will be able to identify potential obstacles within a return-to-work process and advise on appropriate intervention and return to work plans to overcome such barriers with the support of our multidisciplinary team. You will act as an advocate for the employee throughout, always taking the Equality Act into consideration, while continuing to finely balance the needs of our customers and the commercial implications of each individual claim.


At times you will be required to take ownership of more complex cases in order to case manage a supportive return to work process for our clients.


Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Efficient and timely in your ability to problem solve and be able to interpret and analysis data to identify trends
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to operate on a number of separate IT platforms (training provided) and be adaptable to changes within a fast-paced corporate environment
  • A vocational rehabilitation qualification or association membership, such as the CDMP certificate, VRA membership or CMSUK membership would be desirable, although not essential
  • Previous experience working within a corporate and/or insurance setting would also be highly regarded


What you’ll get for this role:

Our purpose – with you today, for a better tomorrow – is a promise we make to our colleagues too.  And one of the ways we live up to that promise is by investing in you.  We have so much to offer when it comes to being an Aviva colleague.

  • Starting salary between £35,000 and £38,000 (depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications)
  • Bonus opportunity – 8% of annual salary Actual amount depends on your performance and Aviva’s.
  • Generous pension scheme – Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in.
  • 29 days holiday plus bank holidays, and you can choose to buy or sell up to 5 days
  • Make your money go further – Up to 40% discount on Aviva products, and other retailer discounts
  • Up to £1,200 of free Aviva shares per year through our Matching Share Plan and share in the success of Aviva with our Save As You Earn scheme
  • Brilliantly supportive policies including parental and carer’s leave
  • Flexible benefits to suit you, including sustainability options such as cycle to work
  • Make a difference, be part of our Aviva Communities and use your 3 paid volunteering days to help others
  • We take your wellbeing seriously with lots of support and tools


Take a look to learn more.  Put a salary into this calculator to see what your total Aviva Reward could be.


Aviva is for everyone:


We’re inclusive and welcome everyone – we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.


Excited but not sure you tick every box? Research tells us that women, particularly, feel this way.  So, regardless of gender, why not apply. And if you’re in a job share just apply as a pair.


We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you. Most of our people are smart working –spending around 50% of their time in our offices every week – combining the benefits of flexibility, with time together with colleagues.


Our people agree that we offer a great company culture and outstanding employee experience. In fact, we’re actually an officially certified Great Place to Work. To find out more about working at Aviva take a look here


We interview every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you’ve applied, please send us an email stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we’ll interview you.


We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Tawana Chin a call on 07787 251496 or send an email to