Medical Rehabilitation Manager


North-West England

Competitive Salary

DWF LLP is looking to recruit a Medical Rehabilitation Manager – we are flexible on location and welcome applications nationwide on a full/part-time basis.

DWF LLP is a full service law firm with a distinctive approach.  We have one of the largest dedicated Insurance teams in the UK, with teams based across all our offices, providing advice to insurers, loss adjusters, corporate clients, local authorities and police forces. All our clients benefit from the depth and breadth of our experience along with access to our full range of services.

DWF’s Major Injury Team is one of the largest in the UK and is recognised nationally for its expertise in relation to complex injury claims. A unique feature of our service is our team of Medical Rehabilitation Managers (MRM). The MRMs identify potentially serious medical issues at the earliest opportunity and support the planning of cost effective case management strategies. The MRMs evaluate claims effectively, accurately and offer appropriate rehabilitation solutions to those with life changing injuries.

Job description

  • Analysis of immediate needs: Interpretation, analysis and advice on the Immediate Needs Assessment, the likely effectiveness and clinical justification, if any, for recommendations, sense-checking costings as advocated by the case manager and overall cost of ongoing rehabilitation recommendations.
  • Rehabilitation teams: Assess suitability of, and/or recommend, case managers, and clinical therapists; attending MDT meetings as a shadow case manager to proffer advice and guidance on the proposed rehabilitation package. Ensuring goals are clinically justified and achievable.
  • Analysis of key issues: Reviewing records and producing detailed chronologies whilst analysing key issues in the case to assist the lawyers and insurer clients manage the claim; considering pre-morbid health, likely implications on the ‘but for’ needs and long-term needs.
  • Medico-legal experts: Assess suitability of, and/or recommend, medical and care experts and critiquing medical evidence.
  • Technical surgeries: Building knowledge of new medical and rehabilitation products and services.
  • Networking: Building rapport with case manager, clinicians and medico-legal experts.
  • Lawyers: Being a medical point of contact for the lawyers and clients regarding bespoke queries.

What we are looking for:

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a qualified healthcare professional;
  • Be registered with a professional body;
  • Have sufficient post –qualification experience;
  • Have experience of brain injury, spinal injury and/or amputation patients;
  • Have a sound understanding of NICE guidelines, statutory healthcare polices and relevant clinical best practice;
  • Be enthusiastic and willing to work as part of a team with the lawyers and insurer clients;


Travel to other DWF offices is a necessary part of this role, although it will not be a regular occurrence.

Benefits package and flexible working:

We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers and a buy as you earn share scheme. You will also have access to additional wellbeing programs such as an online GP and an Employee Assistance Programme.

DWF is a flexible business which has adopted a hybrid working model where our people enjoy a mix of home and office working. We believe that by operating in a hybrid way, our people enjoy the advantages of both office based collaboration and learning, as well working from home. This way of working allows us to honour our commitment to being a responsible business, offer flexibility and better work life balance as well as ensuring we preserve the DWF culture and values.  We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible and agile role and we are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.

About DWF

DWF is a leading global provider of integrated legal and business services, operating across eight key sectors in over 30 global locations with over 4,000 people. Our purpose is to deliver positive outcomes with our colleagues, clients and communities. The legal market has changed profoundly in the last decade and the speed of change continues to increase. There is a clear and growing desire for legal services to be delivered in an easier and more efficient way. So we’ve listened to our clients and designed a range of services to meet these needs. Our vision is to deliver integrated legal and business services on a global scale through our three offerings; Legal Advisory, Mindcrest and Connected Services. Our ability to seamlessly combine any number of these services to deliver bespoke solutions for our clients is our key differentiator. This Integrated Legal Management approach delivers greater operational efficiency, price certainty and transparency for our clients. Without compromising on quality or service.

Supporting your application

Our recruitment process will comprise of interviews and, at times, a written exercise, an assessment day and/or a presentation.  We want to make sure we do all we can to make this a positive experience for you.  Please click the following link ( which will take you through a simple process to identify any adjustments or additional support we can provide beforehand or on the day.

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