Occupational Health Nurse Advisor

Recruiter
Blue Arrow Managed Services
Location
Bristol
Salary
£30.23 per hour
Posted
11 Apr 2017
Closes
11 May 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Occupational Health Nurse Advisor

 
Based at our clients sit in Filton, Bristol, we are currently seeking to appoint an additional Occupational Health Nurse Advisor due to expansion of workload.

This role would be of particular interest to Occupational Health Advisors who are able to bring time served transferable skills to the role, due to the demands of the work load.

This is an extremely varied role which will allow exposure and face to face contact with a wide range of patients, and is likely to be of interest to candidates seeking a role with an internationally renowned prestigious brand.

The role will involve working 4 or 4.5 days per week, totaling 35 hours per week is required.


Purpose of Role

To provide clinical support to the Occupational Health Department in a customer and quality-focused manner, which supports the overall business objectives. To ensure the service delivery meets both legal and business requirements.

Key Accountability's

Primary responsibilities for the role are as follows: -

• Case management; complete comprehensive functional capability assessments on employees referred by the line manager, giving advice to both the employee and business regarding fitness to work.
• Health surveillance: perform the required health surveillance procedures and interpret results in line with department procedure / policy. Advising the employee and business when appropriate, of the outcome of the results.
• Production and maintenance of confidential medical records. Adhering to the standards as defined by the NMC and the company internal policies and procedures.
• To participate in development of health promotion programs designed to inform and educate workers about health issues at work.
• To respond to an injured / unwell employee in line with departmental policies.


Task Management 

• Referral to other professional within Occupational Health team as required.
• Ensures own professional compliance with NMC.

Process Management

• Adheres to departmental and company policies and procedures.
• In dealing with emergencies, is able to co-ordinate and make life saving decisions,

Integration

• Maintain effective relationships between the Occupational Health Department, customer departments, individuals and external services in order to achieve business objectives.
• To advise on Occupational Health issues to individuals.

Autonomy

• Ensuring tasks and objectives are completed with adherence to timescales and relevant reporting mechanisms.
• Uses own professional judgment, as guided by NMC Professional Code of Conduct and are accountable for own practice and decisions made.

Creativity

• Assist in planning and organisation of proactive health promotion activities to aid employee health awareness of business objectives.

People Development

• Ability to recognise own weaknesses within the team and plan own professional development as required in PREP.

Information Handling

• Produces comprehensive reports to the business regarding the employee’s ability to undertake their role.
• Interprets data from health surveillance and makes recommendations based on results.
• Maintenance of confidential medical records as per legal requirements.
• Document accidents and forward to appropriate persons

Knowledge and Experience

• Registered General Nurse level 1,12
• Qualification in Occupational Health desirable but not essential
• NEBOSH certificate desirable but not essential
• Interpersonal, communication and motivational skills
• Minimum 1- 2 years’ experience in Occupational Health Nursing as a measure of experience only.
• Industrial Audiometry/Spirometry certificate and other specialist skills desirable

Hourly Rate: £30.23ph Ltd Company or £23.63ph PAYE
Total Hours: 35 per week
Length of contract: Ongoing
Contractual Status: Employed by onsite agency
Holidays: 28 days paid including bank holidays (Up to 5 days unpaid holiday – optional)
Pension: After 12 weeks service
Pay Frequency: weekly paid

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