Senior Occupational Health Advisor - Newcastle

  • Job Reference: JB836
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Recruiter: OH Medical
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  • Location: Newcastle
  • Salary: £43,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Occupational Health Advisor
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

OH Medical is currently seeking an experienced Senior Occupational Health Advisor in Newcastle. This is a part-time (4 days) permanent position where you will be working on the Clients site as part of the Occupational Health team of a market leading Occupational Health and Wellbeing Services Provider.

The Remit:

This role will cover the full remit of Occupational Health including Fit to Work and Health Surveillance, rehabilitation, and wellness programmes as well as a full range of diagnostics and treatments. As the Occupational Health Advisor, you will:

  • Provide specialist advice and support to line managers and HR

  • Liaise with designated client personnel at client meetings and events

  • Monitor referrals through collation, analysis and interpretation of health-related data

  • Produce progress reports and interpretation of client management information

  • Peer audits

  • Understand client processes and procedures

  • Review pre-placement health assessment questionnaires

  • Utilise local medical resources to support the service where ensuring that a high standard of service is provided

  • Provide managers with occupational health advice on short and long term sickness absence cases

  • Proactive case management of frequent, short term and long-term absences

  • Health surveillance and fitness for work health screening

  • Annual health promotion campaigns


  • Be a registered nurse with NMC Part 1 (Essential)

  • Postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health Degree/Diploma (Desirable)

  • Experience in Case Management (Essential)

  • Health Surveillance & Screening experience (Essential)

  • Immunisation and venepuncture experience with current certification (Essential)

  • Be able to prioritise and manage their time effectively (Essential)

  • Can work confidently and independently whist operating within a team framework (Essential)

  • Demonstrate good IT literacy (Essential)

  • Full Driving License (Essential)


33 Days Holiday, Pension, Assistance with Professional Membership fees, Life Assurance, Health Cash Plan, Shopping Discount Schemes,

Please contact the team on 01582 235 500 for more information and to discuss in confidence.

OH Medical is a specialist recruitment consultancy within the Occupational Health sector. We recruit permanent and agency Occupational Health staff nationwide.