Clinical Nurse / RGN - Worcester

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Worcestershire
Salary
25566.00 - 30195.00 GBP Annual + GBP25566 - GBP30195/annum Benefits
Posted
22 Mar 2019
Closes
19 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Clinical Nurse
* Worcestershire
* Fixed Term Contract until end of March 2020 OR Agency Temp Contract
* Full Time 37 hours
* Please note we will look at candidates who are interested in part time hours.
The main purpose of the role is to deliver specific Occupational Health services in relation to health screening and health promotion, ensure compliance with statutory requirements relating to Occupational Health.
Main Responsibilities
To coordinate and support the Occupational Health Technicians in the assessment of medical questionnaires for new starters
To conduct one to one health assessments in more complex cases to determine suitability for appointment. To provide written and verbal reports to HR Officers/ Business Partners and support to managers in addressing the associated outcomes (e.g. advice on workplace adjustments)
To provide clinical leadership and direct the Occupational Health Technicians on all matters relating to periodic health surveillance programmes (e.g. AFO, ATO and DVI assessments). To conduct audiometry, spirometry and drugs tests and advise on vaccinations etc. where appropriate
To lead and link in with internal and external stakeholders to deliver health and wellbeing initiatives (e.g. healthy lifestyle checks, to include BMI, cholesterol, B/P, diet, alcohol) and promote healthy lifestyle choices
Identify and appraise the Occupational Health Manager of developing poor health trends and to promote health at work through the delivery of health campaigns
Develop and maintain the Occupational Health intranet site in liaison with other stakeholders
To record and maintain accurate data on appropriate databases
To recognise symptoms of workplace injury and ill health, and seek to identify their causes and inform the Occupational Health Manager accordingly
To refer individuals to appropriate support or advice as appropriate
To support the OH Advisers and provide advice to individuals as part of on-going case management
To undertake other duties commensurate with the nature, level of responsibility and grading of this post, as required
Experience/Skills
Registered General Nurse
Sound knowledge of the Equality Act, Medical Reports Act, Data Protection Act and Health and Safety at Work Act, confidentiality and its application in a workplace setting
Post qualification experience in a clinical setting e.g. health assessments, GP setting etc
Experience of providing clinical services within a complex, multi-site organisation
The proven ability to practically apply clinical knowledge and experience in order to effectively deal with complex health conditions in a workplace setting
Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels
Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to deal with sensitive issues
Ability to analyse information and identify workplace trends supporting the Occupational Health Manager prepare management reports
Competent in the use of IT systems including Microsoft Office
Special Conditions
some travel within Warwickshire and West Mercia areas