Occupational Health Technician FTC 9-12 Months

Appoint Group
Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
£18000 - £20000/annum + benefits
13 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Occupational Health Technician FTC 9-12 MonthsSalary: £18,000 to £20,000 Pro RataGlasgowFull TimeWe are seeking an Occupational Health Technician to join an Occupational Health team in Glasgow. This role is a 9-12 month fixed term contract to cover Maternity leave. The role is full time where the successful applicant will work 37.5 hours per week. The hours are (Apply online only) with the occasional night or late shift.In this role, the successful candidate will be required to travel between two sites in Glasgow a couple of times per week.As an Occupational Health Technician, you will be an integral part of the team, providing a compassionate, professional clinical service that is instrumental in the quality of care our clients receive.This is an opportunity to work alongside a team of dedicated professionals. You will enjoy working closely alongside your experienced colleagues to deliver and maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction that the industry has to offer.The main duties of the role include:
* Undertaking health screening procedures in accordance with company protocols. These screening procedures may include general baseline measurements such as height, weight, blood pressure, and urinalysis* Carrying out Drug and Alcohol testing. To be fully competent with the full chain of custody* Carrying out fitness for work medicals* Health surveillance screening including audiometry and lung function testing* Health promotion activities* Ensuring all medical information is accurately recorded* Ensuring all equipment is serviceable, clean and fit for purpose* Providing support to the whole Occupational Health team in helping the department to run smoothly and effectively* Undertaking additional tasks as requested
Essential Requirements:
* Demonstrate a self-motivated and proactive approach to work* Be able to work effectively independently and also within a team framework* Be IT literate* Be able to prioritise their own workload and have good time management skills* Capable of working flexibly and to strict deadlines* Understand the importance of treating all patients with respect, dignity and privacy* Have a sound educational background including a good standard of numeracy and written English* Be aware of own limitations* Have the ability to maintain strict confidentiality* We need someone who is approachable and dependable* Be happy to work the occasional late shift or night shift
Desirable Requirements:
* There is no recognised professional qualification for this role however suitable backgrounds include:* Health Care Assistant* Ambulance* EMT* Military Medic* Offshore Medic Knowledge and experience of working in Occupational Health
For more information and or to apply please call Lydia Robinson on (Apply online only) and or email