Occupational Health Advisor

England, Berkshire, Reading
£36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
01 Feb 2018
02 Apr 2018
Smart Recruit
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Level

Contact Details

We are seeking a qualified Occupational Health Advisor to join us in Reading, Berkshire. This is a part time role, working 15 hours per week. We are looking for a genuine team player who can work alongside a team of experts and industry professionals. You will receive all the support you need from our senior management team as we work together to bring success to this contract and the company as a whole.

Main duties will include:

  • To provide expert, evidence based case management services for referrals relating to attendance, fitness for work and other requests for OH advice
  • Provide professional, comprehensive and evidence based written reports
  • Provide expert advice in respect of legislative requirements and best practice relating to OH
  • To provide fitness medicals and health surveillance where required that meet best practice requirements and in line with Health Partners' policies and protocols
  • To evaluate the results of medicals and surveillance provided, and ensure that the correct advice in relation to fitness is communicated, escalating where clinically appropriate
  • To provide (where competent) other OH services where required such as vaccinations, travel health services, ergonomic advice, or health promotion for our clients
  • To provide clinical supervision and support other team members where relevant (such as OH Technicians)
  • To maintain valid and up to date registration with the NMC and comply with NMC guidelines in relation to professional issues, clinical supervision and continuous learning and development as a registered nurse

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Essential Criteria:

  • Registration with NMC Part 1
  • OH Qualified - Diploma/Degree
  • Client management experience
  • Significant experience of working in an OH environment in a nursing/advisory capacity, across a range of OH activities
  • Sound educational background, including a good standard of numeracy and written English
  • Drive and have your own transport

Candidates must:

  • Be Innovative and adaptable
  • Have the ability to work effectively independently and also within a team framework
  • Be IT literate
  • Demonstrate a self-motivated and proactive approach to work
  • Be aware of own limitations
  • Understand and support a flexible approach to team working
  • Have the ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Be happy to travel locally

We need someone who is motivated, flexible, approachable, and dependable.

Desirable Criteria:

  • HAVS
  • Face Fit Testing
  • Knowledge of Fire & Rescue service

Where the successful candidate will be required to deliver the full OH remit, you should be proficient in the provision of;

  • Spirometry
  • Audiometry
  • General Medicals
  • Drug and Alcohol screening
  • Case Management
  • Fitness for role assessment
  • Health Surveillance
  • Skin Assessments
  • Pre-placement questionnaires

Additional Salary Information:

25 days Annual Leave - Pro Rata Health Cash Plan, Perkbox

About Us:

We are one of the UK's leading providers of occupational health services. Established in 2002 by a group of occupational health professionals, we have experienced strong, steady growth.We offer a full portfolio of occupational health services, combining them into bespoke programmes that suit your organisation's people and their needs. We also provide innovative medical care training courses that give personnel the skills they need to handle medical emergencies.

The information you have submitted will be held and used by us in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and all relevant subsequent legislation. This information will be held and processed for the purpose of personnel/payroll administration and statistical and business analysis. We will retain the forms of unsuccessful applicants for 6 months in accordance with current guidance.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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