Contract Occupational Health Advisor

  • Job Reference: FH - C001
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Drs Direct Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £32.00 to £34.00
  • Sector: Occupational Health Nurses
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 month contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Fandi Hatib
  • Email: fandi@drsdirect.co.uk
  • Telephone: 01234 359971

Job Description

The Role:

· Working in an OH Team made up of OHA’s, OHN’s, OHT’s, OHP’s and the OH admin support.

· Provide comprehensive, confidential advice to managers, HR and employees and make recommendations on fitness for work/task

· Advise managers regarding reasonable adjustments for staff as appropriate and provide access to disability support services where appropriate in accordance with the OH service delivery specification and agreed standards of work.

· To carry and manage a caseload dealing with complex cases when necessary.

· To undertake occupational screening / health surveillance in accordance with health and safety legislation and interpret results and advise accordingly.

· To refer on for advice and diagnosis from an Occupational Physician if required.

· To communicate and work collaboratively with the OH Manager, Seniors/OH Advisers, HR professionals and liaise with external agencies as required to exchange information in support of a proactive and timely approach to case management and health and well being initiatives.

Requirements:

· Registered General Nurse having a degree level (or equivalent) post registration qualification in Occupational Health (currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, Parts 1 & 3 (SCPHN OH).

· Expert knowledge for advising employees who are off work due to ill-health or returning to work following ill-health.

· Proficient in producing clear, legible concise and accurate case notes, letters and reports on OH issues, ensuring compliance with confidentiality, professional standards and data protection legislation.