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Occupational Health Advisor posted by Appoint Group

Full Time
Maidstone
£36,000 - £38,000 / year

Job Description

Occupational Health Advisor

Part Time

Permanent

Salary up to £38000

We are seeking a qualified Occupational Health Advisor to be based at our client site in Maidstone and Folkestone. This is a part time role, where the successful candidate will work 22.5 hours per week on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

The successful individual will work autonomously onsite to deliver the client service, helping to bring success to this contract and the Company.

This is a great opportunity for a qualified individual to expand their skills and experience in a supportive team environment.

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 company 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
  • This role will be roughly 80% health and wellbeing promotion and fit for work assessment, 15% administration and 5% case management activities.

Benefits

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

Essential Skills


  • Registration with NMC Part 1
  • 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
  • Understand and support a flexible approach to team working
  • Have the ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Have relevant experience of working in an OH environment in a nursing/advisory capacity, across a range of OH activities
  • Drive and have your own transport

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

Desired Skills


  • Experience of providing an OH service to emergency services
  • HAVS
  • Knowledge or experience in Fire & Rescue services
  • OH Qualified - Diploma/Degree

Reference Number

18173

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