Occupational Health Advisor

Recruiter
Appoint Group
Location
Winchester
Posted
08 Nov 2018
Closes
17 Dec 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Occupational Health Advisor

Permanent

Part Time - 30 hours

We are looking for a qualified Occupational Health Advisor to join us in delivering occupational health services to our client based in Hamble, Southampton. This is a part time role working 30 hours per week, Tuesday to Friday. There will also be a requirement to undertake the occasional night shift.

This role will mainly focus on the delivery of case management and include an element of health surveillance activities.

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.

This is a great opportunity for a qualified individual to expand their skills and experience in a supportive team environment.

Key Responsibilities:


    To provide appropriate expert, timely effective and practicable adviceProvide expert advice in respect of legislative requirements and best practice relating to OH functionAssess new clients presenting to Occupational Health whether in person or by written referralAssess client's fitness to work for the appropriate job roleDevelop and implement effective communication mechanismsWrite letters to GP/SpecialistsRespond to client/manager's requests for support/information on the working environmentMaintain appropriate records in line with departmental protocols on record keepingProvide health surveillance in accordance with current legislationProvide positive, professional, accountable practiceWork with the OH manager to review the Nursing skill mix and to develop and support ongoing recruitmentThis role will be roughly 75% case management and 25% health and wellbeing promotion and fit for work assessment activities.

    Benefits

    25 days Holiday (pro rata), Health Cash Plan, Perkbox

    Essential Skills


      Registration with NMC Part 3OH QualifiedCase Management experienceEvidence of an up to date knowledge base of professional and specialist issuesSound educational background, including a good standard of numeracy and written EnglishHave good report writing skillsHave the ability to work effectively independently and also within a team frameworkBe IT literateDemonstrate a self-motivated and proactive approach to workUnderstand and support a flexible approach to team workingHave the ability to maintain strict confidentialityBe able to communicate at all levels

      Desired Skills


        Experience of Health screening/surveillance

        If you would like to apply for this position please email your CV to jody.greaves@appointgroup.co.uk or call 01489774218.

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