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Occupational Health Technician

Occupational Health Technician

  • Location:

    Liverpool

  • Sector:

    Occupational Health Technician

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £21,000 - £22,000

  • Contact:

    Ben Higgins

  • Contact email:

    ben@ohmedical.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01582 235500

  • Job ref:

    BH645

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-17

​OH Medical is currently seeking an Occupational Health Technician to join our client and their expanding peripatetic team in Liverpool/Wirral on a full-time permanent basis.  

You will be required to travel throughout the UK and Midlands driving a Mobile Medical Van to client sites in order to deliver health surveillance services. You must have the facility to park the van at or near your home address overnight. There may also be the requirement for weekly overnight stays as part of the role.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake Health Surveillance screening including:

    • Audiometry

    • Lung function testing

    • Drug and alcohol testing

  • To undertake Health Screening procedures including general baseline measurements such as height, weight, blood pressure, urinalysis

  • To ensure all medical information is accurately recorded in the occupational health records and passed to the relevant clinical staff

  • To ensure all equipment is serviceable, clean and fit for purpose

  • To undertake and support with health promotion activities

The screening procedures give the nursing and physician staff the biometric information they require to be able to make clinical decisions about patient management. The Occupational Health Technician has no role in interpreting results apart from drug and alcohol testing if trained to do so. 


Salary & Benefits

  • £21,000 - £22,000 per annum

  • 25 Days Annual Leave, Health Cashback Plan, Perkbox.

 

Essential Skills

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

  • The ability to work autonomously with support from line management and others within the team

  • Demonstrates a proactive approach to work

  • Solid IT skills

  • Be able to prioritise own workload and manage own time effectively

  • Be self-motivated and capable of working flexibly and to strict deadlines

  • Possess strong self-awareness and a sense of respect for others

  • Demonstrate a strong customer service focus and approachability when holding assessments

  • A team player who is supportive of their colleagues and promotes a positive working environment


Desired Skills

There is no recognised professional qualification for this role however suitable backgrounds includes:

  • Graduate from Sports Science degrees

  • Health Care Assistant

  • EMT

  • Military Medic

  • Offshore Medic Knowledge and experience of working in occupational health

 

If you would like to discuss this vacancy with us, please contact Ben Higgins or James Baron on 01582 235500 for more information.

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