We are currently recruiting for a Occupational Health Nurse who is qualified in Mental Health to join our clients team based in Devonport. This is a permanent opportunity where the successful applicant will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday inclusive between 7.45am-4.00pm.
The successful individual will work as part of a team to deliver an exceptional OH service to our client and help bring success to this contract and the Company.
Deliver specific project activities and objectives to include:
Defining, developing and influencing Client policy and strategy for managing mental health in the context of the Client's business
Defining and implementing a model for professional support of Mental Health First Aiders Community across the client's business
Attending and supporting the Client's Mental Health and Well-being Working groups.
Informal coaching and support of DHC Clinical staff with regard to mental health cases when required.
Using professional and local knowledge, assess, refer and signpost employees to appropriate support outside Occupational Health including:
the client's existing 3rd party support service,
Human Resources & Trade Unions
Charitable and NFP Organisations
Local Mental Health Services
Other Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Health and Care Services
Assisting the client in obtaining appropriate and competent support for employees from their 3rd party support services in the mental health arena (e.g. Employee Assistance programme, Local Counselling provider)
Design and deliver training and awareness sessions to Mental Health First Aiders and Managers (in conjunction with OH) around mental health and the workplace as part of the Client's ongoing commitment to improving workplace health and wellbeing.
Provide 1-1 problem solving sessions using CBT or Counselling or Coaching techniques in cases where evidenced based practice would apply and/or in the absence of the Client's 3rd party support.
Provide expert, evidence-based case management services for referrals relating to attendance, fitness for work and other requests for OH advice when mental health is a factor.
Provide professional, comprehensive and evidence based written reports
Provide expert advice in respect of legislative requirements and best practice relating to OH and mental health
25 Days Holiday, Health Cash Plan, Perkbox
Registered Mental Health Nurse, Ideally -SPMH: Specialist practitioner: Mental health
Experience in working in Occupational Health
Mental health qualification and / or extensive experience of working with individuals with a mental health condition and supporting through illness, working with vulnerable adults, raising any safeguarding concerns or working in a mental health community environment.
Experience in work related issues, stress, bullying, mental health awareness and mental health first aid.
Experience delivering stress resilience training;
CBT trained, experience in several ways of counselling humanistic, person-centred etc.
Ability to contribute to workplace health and wellbeing strategy using evidence-based research.
Ability to work with a diverse range of individuals and groups.
Familiar with Mental Health First Aid training and implementation.
Strong verbal & written communication skills
Proficient in MS office - confident with use of IT applications and equipment related to the measurement of human diagnostics.
Excellent presentation skills
Team worker and confident to work within a multidisciplinary team.
Approachable, polite and friendly to build and maintain strong working relationships Confident to build rapport and trust within the workforce using underpinning coaching skills.
Drive openness, honesty and integrity.
Ability to work to deadlines
Occupational Health Qualification
Registered with BABCP with accredited certificates in counselling
Registered with the BABCP with full accreditation in CBT.
Understanding/knowledge/experience of how health conditions and fitness may impact on ability to carry out safety critical roles in heavy industry/Engineering/construction/Marine.For further details on this role and others we have, please contact Chris Rose at gel Resourcing Ltd / gel OH on (phone number removed)