claims handler in leeds

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£ 28,000 per year
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leeds, yorkshire and the humber
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financial services
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£ 28,000 per year
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job description

Are you a Claims Handler with several years experience of handling EL and PL injury, as well as TPPD claims?

Would you like to work for a specialist business that provides solutions for organisations in highly regulated markets?

We are looking for a Liability Claims Handler to handle all claims allocated within the company and client's operating procedures, ensuring attainment of the company's objectives.

Duties and responsibilities:

* Liaison with the client/policyholder/broker
* Investigate allocated claims from the desk where appropriate, establishing how and why events occurred and the legal liabilities which may arise
* Referral of cases to a field adjuster for site investigation
* Obtain all necessary evidence and relevant documentation (e.g. detailed statements from witnesses and other informative sources)
* Maintain a full knowledge of client requirements by referral to documented procedure
* Determine appropriate action for resolution of the case
* Correspond with all parties to the case quickly and professionally
* Maintain a proper reserve at all times and review reserves regularly
* Control the progress of the case
* Obtain medical or expert evidence and wage information where appropriate
* Negotiate settlement where appropriate, in accordance with authority limits
* Instruct and control defence solicitors, through to Trial, if necessary
* Ensure that costs are kept to a minimum
* Keep yourself updated on any technical or legal changes which may have a bearing on the company's claims
* Undertake any necessary duties to fulfil the requirements of the post
* You will be granted a claims handling and reserving authority in accordance with your experience; You will in addition be granted a payment request authority limit

Skills & Experience:

* Minimum of 5 years experience of handling EL and PL injury and TPPD claims


* Attend or participate in company training programmes
* Salary - up to £30,000 per year
* Engagement type - Permanent
* Location - Leeds

If this sounds like you, please apply now.

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.