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Occupational Health Nurse - London

Occupational Health Nurse - London

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Occupational Health Practice Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £34,000 - £36,000

  • Contact:

    James Baron

  • Contact email:

    james@ohmedical.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01582 235500

  • Job ref:

    JB588

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    01 Apr 00:00

​OH Medical are seeking a Treatment & Occupational Health Screening Nurse to join our clients London Construction team. This role will be based across multiple sites, so travel throughout London is essential. This is a full time role, where the successful applicant will work Monday to Friday, 7.5 hours per day between the hours of 8.00am and 4.00pm.

The successful individual will be required to work in a multidisciplinary team providing Occupational Health screening, treatment and emergency response services across our client site. This role requires the ability to assess and manage minor injury and illness, deliver health and wellbeing initiatives, and work with external organisations and other healthcare professionals.

Main duties of the role include:

  • Provide professional advice, support and guidance

  • Assess new clients presenting to Occupational Health

  • Assess an individual’s fitness to work for the appropriate job role

  • Provide a clinical assessment of clients presenting with minor illness and injury

  • Provide health surveillance

  • Write letters to GP/Specialists in line with the Access to Medical Reports Act and GDPR

  • Support the OH Manager to advise, monitor and assess the clinical practice of the OH team

  • Respond to Client/Manager’s requests for support/information on the working environment

  • Provide competent treatments and successfully manage the referral of clients

  • Maintain appropriate records

  • Ensure clinical assessment skills are maintained in line with best practice

  • Provide clinical support and cover to all Peripatetic Occupational Health Clinics managed within the contract

  • Provide clinical support to the first aid provision on site

  • Prioritise and manage the clinical caseload generated by the various clients

  • This role will be roughly 50% safety critical medicals/Health Surveillance, 30% mini health checks and treatments, 10% Health Education and 10% Drug and Alcohol testing

Essential Skills

  • Be a registered nurse with NMC Part 1

  • Have a solid educational background including a good standard of numeracy and written English

  • Be able to evidence up to date professional knowledge

  • Have the ability to work confidently and independently whilst operating within a team framework

  • Be able to demonstrate a self-motivated and proactive approach to work

  • Demonstrate good IT literate

  • Have experience within an A&E and/or an acute/practice area

  • Be able to prioritise own workload and manage own time effectively, self-motivated and capable of working flexibly and to strict deadlines

Desired Skills

Previous experience working in Occupational Health, ideally in a construction setting.

It is desirable for nurses to have experience in the following areas, however, training can be provided:

  • Audiometry

  • Spirometry

  • HAVS

  • Skin assessments

  • Fitness for work medicals

  • Pre-placement questionnaires

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