Occupational Health Screening Nurse

  • Job Reference: JO0000001744
  • Date Posted: 28 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Drs Direct Ltd
  • Location: Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary: £32,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Occupational Health Nurses
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paige Palmer
  • Email: paige@drsdirect.co.uk
  • Telephone: 07377927698

Job Description

Drs Direct Ltd are an established recruitment agency, founded in 2007 to offer specialist Occupational Health recruitment and consulting services across the UK to all manner of private and public sector companies. Drs Direct is currently split into three key areas, Occupational Health Nursing recruitment, Occupational Health Physician recruitment and Clinical Coding recruitment.

We can offer positions on a permanent, contractual, or casual basis and have multiple vacancies nationwide.

We are a Crown Commercial Services supplier and are accredited by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation which demonstrates our commitment to professional standards.

About the Role

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Occupational Health Screening Nurse.

The role is permanent, full time or part time (minimum of 3 days per week) and is site based located in the Gateshead area.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Provide and maintain appropriate advice on health issues, health promotion and health education to employers and employees.
  • Undertake vaccinations and phlebotomy as required both in clinic and on client premises.
  • Undertake all Health Surveillance and Fitness to work Medicals in accordance with agreed clinical standards and to meet Service Level Agreements.
  • Complete screening of Placement and online health questionnaires as required.
  • Undertake the daily check of the clinic fridge temperature where required and document as accordingly.
  • Perform daily equipment checks and calibration and document as required.


    RN Qualification/NMC registration

  • RN Qualification/NMC registration
  • Trained in or available for training to undertake Fitness fir work Medicals and Health surveillance.
  • Trained or available for training in drug and alcohol testing.
  • Trained in or available for training in undertaking ECG assessments.
  • Experience in vaccinations and phlebotomy.
  • Trained or available for training to undertake the screening of placement and other online health questionnaires.
  • Full UK Driving Licence



You will need to be a proactive, friendly, and professional person who is confident managing their own workload.

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