Occupational Health Advisor - Bridgwater

  • Job Reference: SR1098
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Recruiter: OH Medical
  • Website: http://www.ohmedical.co.uk
  • Location: Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Salary: £38,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Occupational Health Advisor
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an Occupational Health Advisor to provide exceptional healthcare to our client. This role is based on-site with our client in Bridgwater, Somerset.

This role is being advertised as full time, working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 7.5 hours per day between the hours of 8.00am and 4.00pm.

The successful candidate will be working alongside a multi-disciplinary team on site with our client at Hinkley. This is a fast paced and exciting environment and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a supportive team.

The role

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 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
You should be proficient in the provision of:
General Medicals
Case Management
Fitness for role assessment

Essential Skills

Registration with NMC Part 1
Postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health Degree/Diploma
Meticulous written skills and attention to detail
Excellent communicator with a range of stakeholders
Excellent time management skills
Understanding of own competence, how this relates to practice and where to escalate/seek support to ensure safe practice
IT literacy and competence
Comprehensive understanding of the principles and practice of data protection and confidentiality in OH
Excellent knowledge of occupational health and employment legislation
Case Management and provision of OH advice
Flexible and hard working
Visible commitment to excellence in practice
Self-motivated with an ability to work independently and also as part of a team
Negotiation and motivational skills, ability to accept and deliver constructive feedback

Desired Skills

Postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health Degree/Diploma recorded on Part 3 of the NMC register
Msc qualification in OH related field
Dual RN/RMN qualification
Ability to present
Teaching and training ability
Advanced IT skills
Knowledge of OH service delivery in a wide range of settings
Practice Teaching/Mentoring of OH students
Management of OH teams
Administration of vaccinations and travel health services
Advanced ergonomic advice

Benefits
25 days holiday, health cash plan, Perkbox