Occupational Health Nurse
- Full Time
Main area Occupational HealthGrade Band 5Contract PermanentHours Full time - 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 309-CB432-TB Site University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustTown LondonSalary £27,628 - £35,530 per annum inclusiveClosing 14/11/2018 23:59
At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.
We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic nurse to join our SEQOHS accredited multidisciplinary team.
The post holder must be a qualified nurse, with nursing experience who is willing to develop his/her theoretical knowledge and practical experience within the occupational health specialty. You should have knowledge of occupational health and its role in the workplace. Competency in the administration of immunisations and phlebotomy skills are desirable. You should also be confident in the use of electronic records and databases.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day running of vaccination clinics. This will include activities such as phlebotomy, managing blood test results, communicating with staff about screening and immunisation requirements and recalls. They will also participate in new starter screening clinics, management of occupational exposures and infection control outbreaks.
As you will be an essential part of a multidisciplinary department, you must be a team player, flexible in your approach to your work and able to deal with a changing and challenging work load. You will have exemplary communication and negotiating skills and be able to influence and educate your clients in the clinical environment.
Interviews to be held on 27th November
Previous applicants need not apply.
We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, a subsidised social club including gym, free independent and confidential support for all staff, large retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few… for more information on our staff benefits please see attached poster.
We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.
We are also members of www.mytrustbenefits.co.uk/ which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.
This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.
Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via TRAC.jobs and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.
Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.
You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.
Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.