Occupational Health Advisor

  • Job Reference: 2509-VX-001
  • Date Posted: 25 September 2017
  • Recruiter: DRS Direct Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Occupational Health, Occupational Health Advisors
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Victor Ramsay
  • Email: victor@drsdirect.co.uk
  • Telephone: 01234 223351

Job Description






Drs.Direct Ltd is a bespoke Occupational Health recruitment consultancy based in [the] United Kingdom/Europe. Our Client seeking

Main Duties and Responsibilities

 Clinical Governance & Practice

·          To assist in preventive strategies to promote a safe and healthy working environment.

·          To provide professional effective advice to managers on the management of absence, rehabilitation and re-deployment and to take a key role in case management decision-making.

·          To keep complete health records for clients that provide an accurate account of advice, decisions made, care delivery and information shared as required by the NMC Code of professional conduct and statutory requirements.

·          To provide an assessment and advice to line managers on an applicant’s fitness for post and any reasonable adjustments that may be required.


Customer satisfaction & perception

·          Adhere to customer standards and code of conduct

·          Proactive and engaged service is delivered at all times, always seeking the opportunity to exceed expectations

·          Inform line manager of any restraints which may adversely affect the level of service provision.

·          Graciously receive all positive, negative and constructive feedback

·          Ensure you work effectively in order to deliver customer KPIs consistently

Team Management

·          To provide day-to-day OH advice, to assist in the co-ordination and leadership of the clinical         team ensuring that the department is running effectively.

·          Contributes to the development of Occupational Health standards and policies and assists in        the development and establishment of protocols and procedures at operational level.

·          To aid in identifying staff training needs of self and participate in the training and development      of nursing staff.

Service development

·          Support the Senior OHA in developing the service, identifying opportunities, needs and    implement changes in practice as appropriate.

·          To publicise the service to partners, other health care providers, the local community and local stakeholders as required by the Clinical Lead and OH Manager.

Flexibility & Adaptability

·          Respond positively to changing conditions and unexpected obstacles

·          Demonstrates proactive planning


·          Take personal ownership to maintain professional knowledge and competence, by reading           relevant legislation, professional journals, active membership of professional organisations,     research and development, and attending appropriate study days and courses.

·          To deliver care based on current evidence, best practice and, where applicable, validated             available research. To maintain your own PREP portfolio.


·          All duties must be carried out in accordance with occupational Health Service policies and procedures, Partners policies and procedures and with particular regard to confidentiality and the Data Protection Act 1998

·          Comply with NMC and Duty of Care principles in relation to confidentiality

·          To ensure that Occupational Health records are stored safely and confidentially both during and after employment.

 Health & Safety

·          To be aware of the responsibility of all employees to maintain a safe and healthy environment for patient’s visitors and staff.


·          Listen sensitively, make well-informed decisions.

·          Communicate clearly and effectively at all levels and to multiple/diverse service users.

·          Communicate effectively and shares knowledge, skill and expertise with other team members.

·          Produce reports that are impartial, well-structured in line with guidance, timely and appropriate.


·         Diploma or Degree qualified in Occupational Health

To apply

For further details or to apply for position please contact Victor Ramsey, at Drs Direct on victor@drsdirect.co.uk or call 01234 223351.