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    Job Title – Life & Disability Underwriter

    Contract – Permanent

    Salary –  £45,000

    Location – Nationwide


    About the Role:


    • An award-winning insurer providing health insurance, income protection and life insurance are seeking a Life & Disability Underwriter. Our client thrives on challenging themselves to offer protection to those who struggle to obtain cover through mainstream providers. 100% home working or hybrid working available.



    • The role will be to review and assess applications as well as medical and financial evidence for life and income protection polices and approving new business within an agreed authority level.
    • You will be empowered to handle your own caseload as well as supporting team priorities.
    • With your finger on the pulse of latest developments in the underwriting world, you will be strategic in your thinking.
    • Excellent organisational and prioritisations skills, your ability to juggle multiple priorities will enable you to build great team relationships and help you coach less experienced colleagues.
    • The role will give you an opportunity to demonstrate your great underwriting skills, including working on: Substandard cases and financial underwriting, private medical insurance, approving all new business and increase applications reinstatements and existing business terms reviews



    • Previous underwriting experience
    • Effective communication skills with the ability to liaise with colleagues, medical professionals Financial Advisers and members.
    • Ability to follow underwriting guidelines but also use experience to obtain best outcomes for members.
    • Highly motivated self-starter with an understanding of the insurance industry

    Knowledge required:


    • 2 + Years life & disability underwriting experience.
    • Experience of excellent relationship management with clients
    • CII qualification desirable but not essential



    • Home working or hybrid working
    • Generous pension scheme
    • 24 days’ holiday plus Bank & Public Holidays
    • Birthday Day off
    • Free health insurance
    • Make a difference with 2 days paid leave each year for volunteering.
    • Peace of mind for loved ones with free life cover (four times salary)
    • Feel protected by free income protection cover!
    • Annual Company Bonus Scheme

    If you have the relevant experience or know someone that does please contact us now on 0203 727 2314 or email us at glenn@lawesgroup.co.uk

    To view all Current Vacancies or for more information on our Refer a Friend scheme contact one of our consultants or visit our website www.lawesgroup.co.uk

    Please Note: Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive we will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days, please deem your application as unsuccessful.


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