Occupational Health Advisor

40000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000/annum
15 Jul 2019
12 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Occupational Health Advisor - GBP40,000 pa

Medacs Healthcare is currently recruiting for an Occupational Health Advisor within Stafford (with occasional UK travel dpending on client requirements), to improve organisational effectiveness by providing a proactive Occupational Health Service. To develop the capability of the organisation and to deal effectively with Occupational Health issues.

In addition to an excellent salary, you will receive flexible working options, holiday pay and full support from a very friendly team.

Key Responsibilities:

Support the development and implementation of the Occupational Health strategy and vision, which ensures optimum health care.
Provide offshore medicals, HSE, absence management, travel health, pre-employment screening, flu jabs.
Works in partnership with the Management Team to increase productivity by lowering sickness absence.
Enable people with a health condition or disability to work.
Organising and participation of pre-employment health assessments and health surveillance/fitness for work programmes for staff as identified by work placed risk assessments.
Develop day-to-day interface with external/internal agencies providing specialist advice to Line Managers on legislative matters.
Identify and champion best practice within Occupational Health.
Ensuring all departmental equipment is maintained and safe for use, in line with purchasing guidelines.
Identify opportunities for technology enhancements e.g. audiometers and other equipment.
To carry out face-to-face/telephone case management consultations.
Act as a mentor to the Occupational Health Technicians.
Carry out group training sessions on topics within fields of expertise i.e. DSE assessments.This role may include occasional travel across the UK.

General Responsibilities:

To ensure that maximum use is made of IT systems supporting the development of information systems to enhance the service provided
To ensure that Medacs Corporate Equal Opportunities Policy is fully implemented at all times demonstrating commitment to equality and diversity strategies and policies
To take responsibility for own personal development and update knowledge and skills with support from Medacs/Clinical Lead to perform the role at an effective level.
Agree to undertake any training as deemed necessary to improve and maintain personal performance and knowledge.
To maintain confidentiality of information and files in accordance with Medacs Data Protection Policy.
Carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with Medacs Health and Safety Policy and relevant Health and Safety legislation.
Perform duties not specifically identified in the job profile but which are in line with the general responsibilities of the post.Role Requirements:

Ideally a registered nurse with a recognised Occupational Health Qualification such as OHN Certificate, Diploma or Degree. However, health professionals with relevant OH experience may be considered for the role i.e. General Nurses/Physiotherapists with an interest in Occupational Health.
Ideally on the NMC register as a specialised nurse practitioner.
At least 3 years experience working in an Occupational Health setting.
Good typing skills.
Good standard of written and spoken English.
Knowledge of IT business software such as Microsoft Office, Clinic Office and Word.

Find out more:

If you would like more information about the role, please click 'Apply' and a friendly member of the team will be in touch.