Occupational Health Advisor

Recruiter
Appoint Group
Location
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Salary
36000.0000
Posted
12 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Occupational Health Advisor

Salary: £36,000 per annum

Edinburgh

Part Time 22.5 hours per week.

We are recruiting for a qualified and experienced Occupational Health Advisor to join a team in Edinburgh.

You will receive all the support you need from our senior management team as we work together to bring success to this contract and the company.

This will be a part time role - 22.5 hours per week between the hours of 9 - 5.30.

Main duties will include:

  • To provide expert, evidence based case management services for referrals relating to attendance, fitness for work and other requests for OH advice
  • Provide professional, comprehensive and evidence based written reports
  • Provide expert advice in respect of legislative requirements and best practice relating to OH
  • To provide fitness medicals and health surveillance where required that meet best practice requirements and in line with the company's policies and protocols
  • To evaluate the results of medicals and surveillance provided, and ensure that the correct advice in relation to fitness is communicated, escalating where clinically appropriate
  • To provide (where competent) other OH services where required such as vaccinations, travel health services, ergonomic advice, or health promotion for our clients
  • To provide clinical supervision and support other team members where relevant (such as OH Technicians)
  • To maintain valid and up to date registration with the NMC and comply with NMC guidelines in relation to professional issues, clinical supervision and continuous learning and development as a registered nurse
  • This role is 80% case management and 20% health surveillance

Essential Requirements:

Candidates must:

  • Be Innovative and adaptable
  • Have the ability to work effectively independently and also within a team framework
  • Be IT literate
  • Demonstrate a self-motivated and proactive approach to work
  • Be aware of own limitations
  • Understand and support a flexible approach to team working
  • Have the ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • We need someone who is approachable, and dependable
  • Registration with NMC Part 1
  • OH Qualified - Diploma/Degree
  • Significant experience of working in an OH environment in a nursing/advisory capacity, across a range of OH activities
  • Where the successful candidate will be required to deliver the full OH remit, you should be proficient in the provision of;
    • Spirometry
    • Audiometry
    • General Medicals
    • Drug and Alcohol screening
    • Case Management
    • Fitness for role assessment
    • Health Surveillance
    • Skin Assessments
    • Pre-placement questionnaires
    • Health promotion

For more information and or to apply please call Lydia Robinson on and or email

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