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Occupational Health Advisor - Barrow-In-Furness

Occupational Health Advisor - Barrow-In-Furness

  • Location:

    Barrow in Furness

  • Sector:

    Occupational Health Advisor

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £38,000 + Fantastic Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    James Baron

  • Contact email:

    james@ohmedical.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01582 235500

  • Job ref:

    JB641

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

​OH Medical is currently recruiting for a qualified Occupational Health Advisor to be based at our client site in Barrow-in-Furness. This is a part time role, where the successful applicant will be required to work 4 days (30 hours) per week between 8.00am-4.00pm, Monday-Thursday. The successful individual will be OH qualified and on part 3 of the register. You will be working alongside 2 other OHAs 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. The role break down is 90% case management, and 10% Health promotion and mini MOTs. 

  • 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

Essential Skills

  • Registration with NMC Part 1

  • Postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health Degree/Diploma

  • Postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health Degree/Diploma recorded on Part 3 of the NMC register

  • 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

  • General medicals and health surveillance

  • 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

Please contact James Baron or Ben Higgins on 01582 235500 to discuss i confidence.