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Senior Occupational Health Advisor Hertfordshire

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    Senior Occupational Health Advisor

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    Up to £43,434 PA (with potential to go to £51K after passing skills and time in role) plus Excellent Benefit Package

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    Ellen Harris

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    about 4 hours ago

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OH Medical are recruiting for a Senior Occupational Health Advisor to join an award winning in house Occupational Health team near St Albans in a full time permanent position.

The Remit

As the Senior Occupational Health Advisor you will be providing OH clinics and act as the deputy to the Head of OH Services. You will oversee an undertake the health screening programme providing high quality professional advice, support and guidance to service users.


Alongside the Head of OH you will develop relevant performance standards, review policies and Standard Operating Procedures within the service to ensure the service is responsive to and meets the needs of it’s customers.


Your duties will include:

  • Risk assessment following a body fluid exposure, for blood borne viruses and taking appropriate action in accordance with the Dept of Health guidelines

  • Risk Assessments for employees presenting with perceived stress and take appropriate action.

  • Respond to requests for support / information on the working environment

  • Manage own case load max 4 cases per day

  • Write letters to GP/Specialists

  • Assist Occupational Health Advisors to undertake a wide range of clinical activities by ensuring appropriate training, updating and monitoring of relevant training programmes.

  • Delivery of Health Surveillance and Pre-employment/placement screening, advising on candidate’s fitness for work

  • Participate in the management of inoculation injuries

  • Refer to the Occupational Health Physician any cases deemed to be beyond the remit of the Nurse Advisor


Skill Requirements

  • NMC Registered Nurse Part 1 Essential Part 3 highly desirable

  • Qualified to degree/ Diploma level in Occupational Health Preferred

  • Experienced working in an Occupational Health Environment

  • Knowledge and experience of Employment Law as it relates to Occupational Health, Immunisation and venepuncture schedules and protocols, Health promotion, and Access to Medical Reports Act and Data Protection Act

  • Good communication skills written and verbal

  • Good IT skills e.g. Microsoft packages, Cohort

  • Ability to manage own workload, self-motivate and identify priorities


Salary & Benefits


  • Up to £43,434 pa with the potential to progress to £51,799 pa on achieving designated skills and experience

  • Pension Scheme

  • Professional Development

  • Family Friendly Policies

  • Child Care Vouchers

  • Discounted Memberships At The Hertfordshire Sports Village

  • Generous Annual Leave.

  • Plus More


For more information on this fantastic opportunity and to discuss in confidence please call Ellen, or the Team 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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