We are recruiting for an exciting opportunity to join the Medical Justice team as soon as possible as a Clinical Assessor – Doctor.

Please see the Application Pack for more details.

Clinical Assessor – Doctor


Salary: £12,253.83 per annum per day (for 1 to 2 days a week; £61,269.13 per annum pro-rata).

Reports to: Clinical Advisor

Responsible for: Volunteer clinicians who may accompany your clinical assessments in a training/observer role

Job purpose: To carry out assessments for people detained in immigration removal centres (IRCs). To write Medico-legal reports in accordance with the Istanbul Protocol.

Working hours: 1-2 day a week ([please indicate your preference on the application).

The post-holder will be expected to be flexible and to occasionally be available out of hours where urgent action is required regarding of one of their assessments (for example, if information is needed urgently for the client’s legal case, they might be asked to write a letter. There is no other requirement to provide on-call cover).

Flexible working hours and flexible arrangements for remote working are possible.

Where based: The post-holder will visit Immigration Removal Centres (IRCs) to carry out assessments for people who are detained. Report writing can be done from our office in Finsbury Park or remotely. The post holder will be expected to attend occasional team meetings, trustees’ meetings, training events and other gatherings as required.

Length of contract: Length of contract Permanent. The probation period will be 6 months.

Terms: Pro rata 24 days per annum holiday, plus statutory bank holidays and 4 additional days’ holiday associated with bank holidays which may be decided on by your manager (usually associated with the office closure during Christmas and New Year).

Deadline for application: Midnight, Sunday 11th August 2024 (we may close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found before the deadline)

For more information about Medical Justice, the full job description and application form, please download the Application Pack