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Senior OHA Hybrid Irvine & North Ayrshire

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    Senior Occupational Health Advisor

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    Up to £48K DOE + Excellent Benefits Package

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    Ellen Harris

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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​OH Medical are recruiting for a Senior Occupational Health Advisor to join the team of a Leading Occupational Health provider. You will be based from home with 1 day per week in Irvine and occasional travel over North Ayrshire to client sites in a full time permanent role.

The Remit

As the Senior Occupational Health Advisor, you will focus on service delivery and client engagement. Providing day to day leadership of the team to deliver a first class service, audit activity, mentoring and training new staff as well as ad hoc project activity.

As the Senior Occupational Health Advisor your duties will include:

  • Client engagement and service delivery in line with contract expectations

  • Provide specialist OH advice and support to line managers and HR managers

  • Preparation of OH policies, standards and procedures in liaison with clinical governance

  • Liaise with client personnel and be present at client meetings and events

  • Produce progress reports and interpretation of client management information

  • Peer audits

  • Day to day leadership and direction of contract teams to deliver the client service effectively

  • Review pre-placement health assessment questionnaires and advise on fitness for employment, along with any recommended adjustments. Where necessary obtain medical reports and arrange referrals to medical specialist

  • Utilise local medical resources to support the service where relevant i.e. OHP, physiotherapist, etc ensuring that a high standard of service is provided

  • Provide managers with OH advice on short and long term sickness absence cases, outlining in detail rehabilitation and redeployment options where appropriate

  • Proactive case management of frequent, short term and long-term absences

  • In liaison with the Quality and Clinical Standards team ensure pathways and clinical protocols for managing frequently occurring conditions e.g. stress, muscular-skeletal symptoms are deployed consistently

  • Perform health surveillance and fitness for work health screening

  • Deliver annual health promotion campaigns

  • Provide advice on health-related Health & Safety legislation including First Aid at Work and Display Screen Equipment

  • Audit activity as agreed with Clinical Performance Manager

  • Carry out clinical audits to the required standard as part of a team plan, within quality and clinical standards governance framework

  • Provide constructive feedback to individuals and their managers as part of the audit role

  • Ad hoc project activity as agreed with Clinical Performance Manager

  • Within professional competency, carry out project work for clients including research and policy recommendations

  • Deliver client facing or internal training

  • Facilitate peer supervision and sharing of best practice

  • Any other reasonable task commensurate with skills, experience and seniority as request by Clinical Performance Manager from time to time

Skill Requirements

  • NMC Registered Nurse

  • Previous Senior Occupational Health Advisor experience preferred (or an OHA who is ready to step up)

  • Good communication skills written and verbal

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

  • Good IT literacy IT literate

  • A full Clean Driving Licence

Salary & Benefits

  • Up to £48,000 depending on experience

  • Excellent leadership training scheme available if you would like to progress to leadership

  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

  • Buy and sell holiday scheme

  • Clinical Training Academy

  • Pension scheme

  • Career progression opportunities

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Eye care test vouchers

  • Flu jabs

  • Perkbox retail reward and discount scheme

  • Car discount scheme

  • Life assurance

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