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Occupational Health Advisor Band 6 /7

  • Location:

    Barnsley

  • Sector:

    Occupational Health Advisor

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £39,027 Plus excellent benefits package

  • Contact:

    Ellen Harris

  • Contact email:

    ellen@ohmedical.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01582 235 500

  • Job ref:

    EH1280

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

​OH Medical is currently looking for a Band 6 or 7 Occupational Health Advisor to join an in house team in a full-time position, permanent. Working Monday - Friday. in an onsite role in Barnsley 

The Remit

This full remit role will see you working as part of a multidisciplinary team covering a wide range of duties including:

  • Provide specialist advice on Occupational Health matters to other health professionals, managers, staff and clients, a range of options may be available to address employment issues.

  • Carry out work place visits and surveys, analysing and evaluating the data and providing recommendations through written reports at individual and organisational level. 

  • Management of sickness absence and rehabilitation.

  • Participate in internal multidisciplinary case management of clients.and advise management and personnel on individual health needs in case conferences.

  • Plan organise and perform statutory health surveillance, interpreting results and storing data accurately.  Referring for medical opinion as and when necessary.

  • Conduct employment screening based on assessment of individuals health care needs and the risk factors identified within their working environment.

  • Undertake contact tracing and investigation and advise on infection control of staff.

  • Carry out venepuncture 

  • Management and support of staff following incidents of possible exposure to blood borne viruses.

  • Participate in delivering appropriate health promotion 

  • Participate in clinical audit and quality assurance programmes 

  • Undertake risk assessments encompassing the following: Fitness for work, Safe working environment and safe systems of work. 

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Skill Requirements

  • NMC Registered Nurse

  • In possession of or working towards (in second year) a diploma/degree in Occupational Health. Or Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse, with Specialist Practitioner Status or working towards in Occupational Health.

  • Experience of developing/willingness to learn to implement National Guidance/Health and Safety Policy into Knowledge of Occupational Health Policy and procedure    

  • Previous experience of Occupational Health nursing in the NHS highly desirable

  • Basic Counselling Course,  Mediation Qualification and NEBOSH Qualification all highly desirable

  • Good IT Skills

  • Good communication Skills


Salary & Benefits

  • £32,306 - £39,027 depending on experience 

  • Pension

  • Continued professional development

  • Discount Schemes 

Please contact Ellen or the Team on 01582 235500 to discuss further.

OH Medical is a specialist recruitment consultancy within the Occupational Health sector. We recruit Occupational health professionals for agency and permanent positions nationwide.