Occupational Health Nurse Advisor

  • Job Reference: DFOHA006
  • Date Posted: 4 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Drs Direct Ltd
  • Location: Hereford
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary
  • Sector: Occupational Health Nurses
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: David Flynn
  • Email: david@drsdirect.co.uk
  • Telephone: 01234 223 358

Job Description

Job Purpose

  • To provide a proactive service, supporting the business with sickness absence management and rehabilitation in a timely manner
  • To offer advice on fitness to work in line with OH legislation and in line with the business operations
  • To deliver, analyse & interpret spirometry and audiometry testing
  • To promote the health and wellbeing of all employees


Main Responsibilities  

  • To gain knowledge and understanding of job roles and equipment in order to implement appropriate Health Surveillance testing
  • To carry out New Starter assessments on Day One, Week 6 & Week 12,and Health Surveillance thereafter, in line with HSE guidelines
  • Deliver, record, analyse and interpret results of Health Surveillance
  • Case management of all employees, support managers with absence and ill health / injury, whilst ensuring accountability to the NMC regulations
  • Provide fitness to work advice, appropriate to the employee and business need
  • Provide additional treatment, support and advice, working with the third-party contractors and the HR Teams
  • Responsible for maintaining all administration systems, including confidentiality in accordance with NMC recommendations.
  • Update employee records to ensure they are audit ready
  • Support the delivery of Health & Wellness promoti0ns


General Provisions


To comply with and promote all policies and procedures

Ensure that the Health and Safety Policies, Standard Operating Procedures are properly managed and adhered to, at all times

Ensure that delivery of agreed standards are maintained

Take responsibility for own continuous professional development, liaising with the OH Nurse Manager

Participate and promote the Company Vision and Values

Undertake ad-hoc project work as and when required

Other duties within the general scope of the post may be required from time to time