View Vacancy -- Insurance Claims Handler / Paralegal Officer
Haringey Council are looking for an Insurance Claims Handler / Paralegal on a permanent basis. You will be reporting to the Risk and Insurance Manager within the Insurance Team.
About the role
As the Insurance Claims Handler / Paralegal, you will be responsible for defending insurance claims (PL/EL, personal injury, road traffic accidents and property damage etc.) received via the Portal for low value PI claims. You will manage the entire claims process from start to finish, ensuring you adhere to designated time frames. Upon receiving a claim, you will determine the validity of the claim, gather evidence and liaise with all relevant individuals/parties to determine liability and any potential settlement options. Any liability and settlement details will be reviewed by the manager based on your recommendations.
To be considered for the role, you should have ideally completed the LPC/BPTC or as a minimum hold a Law Degree or GDL. You should have previous experience of defending Portal claims and experience of determining the validity of a claim. You should have knowledge of all the relevant legislation relating to these claims, including the Highways Act 1958, Health and Safety at Work Acts and Pre-action Protocol for Personal Injury Claims. Finally, you should have excellent time management and adhere to all deadlines.
Closing date: 27th January 2020
In return you will receive a competitive salary and the chance to work for a well-regarded Local Authority. You will also benefit from flexible working and an excellent pension scheme.