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Band 8C Lead Nurse

OH Medical are recruiting for a Band 8 C Lead Nurse in an in house role in London. This full-time 3 – 6 month contract role will see you working as part of a multidisciplinary Occupational Health team.

The Remit

This strategic role will see you providing leadership and direction to all staff within the OH Service. Working closely with OHPs as well and leading and managing the wider team of specialist Nurses, Physios, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists and admin staff. You will ensure the service meets all key performance targets whilst providing a high-quality service that promotes, maintains and improves employee health and safeguards against workplace risks. Your duties will include:


  • Provide a strategic organisational vision for the OH service

  • Manage the provision of an efficient high quality OH service

  • Ensure compliance with health and safety legislation whilst maximising and promoting the health of all employees

  • Develop an overall service plan for the OH Department setting out strategies, initiatives and arranging resources ensuring the work is carried out in a timely fashion

  • Responsible for long term strategic plans for SEQOHS accreditation and policies of the service to create a framework to support this

  • Promote a healthy team, encourage engagement, and reduce sickness absence, supporting professional development across the OH function

  • Providing strategic advice on all areas of OH as required

  • Identifying resourcing requirements and service standards

  • Lead on all aspects of operational delivery of the OH function including staffing, scheduling and rotas, procurement and provision of external contracts including tender and negotiating external contracts.

  • Planning and liaising with other departments for Flu Vaccination and Health Surveillance programmes

  • Attend leadership and Management meetings as required

  • Ensure clinical supervision for OH Staff working closely with Consultant OHPs and other professionals within the team

  • Act as a resource to management and employees for health, safety and wellbeing matters including legislation and how may affect staff in the workplace

  • Manage own clinical case load of specialist OH work

  • Provide advice and support for managers at all levels on individual cases for management referrals and sickness absence


Skill Requirements

  • NMC Registered Nurse

  • Post Registration Occupational Health Specialist Practioner

  • Educated to Degree / Diploma level in Occupational Health

  • Masters in Occupational Health Preferred

  • Experience of Complex Case Management

  • Significant Senior Management Experience within Occupational Health Setting

  • Expert knowledge of National and local policy relating to Occupational Health and Wellbeing

  • Knowledge and experience of SEQOHS accreditation and experience of Audit and quality assurance initiatives

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Good time keeping skills and able to work flexibly and to strict deadlines.

  • IT Literate

Agency Rates Plus we will pay your Umbrella Fees (T&Cs apply)

For more information on this fantastic opportunity and to discuss in confidence please call Ellen, or Sam on 01582 235 500 or email your CV to

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

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