Band 7 Senior Occupational Health Nurse Specialist

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£28.10 an hour Rate including WTD
Closing date
30 Jun 2023

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Full Time
With five world-renowned hospitals,Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trustis full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career. We are looking for enthusiastic and skilled Occupational Health nurses to work in our Occupational Health service, Imperial Health at work. The post holder will ensure that a proactive comprehensive Occupational Health Service is provided and is delivered to the highest standard.

A career at Imperial Health at work will give you the opportunity to learn, thrive and be at the forefront of shaping the Occupational Health agenda. Join us and be part of a diverse, committed and exceptional team.

Main duties of the job

Your role will include the following duties

Act as a specialist occupational health adviser Occupational Health service.

Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for employees in the following areas: sickness absence management, safe return to work and health risk management and appropriate health surveillance.

Carry out planned care without direct supervision

Managing a caseload of clients

What we can offer you:
  • Learning and career development opportunities, in a supportive and inclusive environment
  • A flexible and varied job role providing a wide range of staff
  • Opportunity to work flexibly to support your work life balance

About us

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust provides acute and specialist healthcare for over one million people every year. We particularly serve the local communities in the eight boroughs that form the North West London Integrated Care System. Formed in 2007, we are one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, with more than 14,500 staff.

Our five hospitals in central and west London Charing Cross,Hammersmith,Queen Charlottes & Chelsea,St MarysandThe Western Eye have a long track record in research and education, influencing care and treatment nationally and worldwide. We are developing a growing range of integrated and digital care services and offerprivate healthcarein dedicated facilities on all our sites, including at the Lindo Wing at St Marys Hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To facilitate the provision of autonomous high quality care to all patients in your sphere of practice.
  • To provide a full range of Occupational Health nursing services to NHS and external staff as an experienced Occupational Health Nurse Specialist as identified in the RCN (2004) document Integrated Career and Competency Framework.
  • To provide impartial advice to employee and employers
  • To represent OH at relevant client committees by providing specialist OH advice and to provide a strong representation of the Imperial Health at Work vision and values
  • To monitor standard of nursing care in the department and take appropriate action to maintain and improve them
  • To respond appropriate to health and safety concerns raised by employees and employers
  • To give general health and travel advice to employees and managers

Person Specification



  • 4 years post-graduate nursing experience to include minimum 2 years OH work experience
  • Supervisory experience


  • Occupational health experience in the NHS.
  • Private sector OH
  • Health promotion



  • Good communication skills oral and written
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Ability to make OH decisions
  • Counselling skills
  • Health surveillance experience
  • Confident, courteous, enthusiastic, reliable and approachable
  • Professional standard of dress
  • Vaccination
  • Venepuncture
  • Presentation skills
  • Word-processing and database management
  • Training
  • Ability to travel to client sites and meetings as required


  • Travel health
  • Spirometry
  • Audiometry
  • Skin health checks
  • Biological safety
  • Periodic service delivery report writing
  • IT problem solving
  • Clinical audit



  • Registered General Nurse
  • NMC registered as Specialist Practitioner in OH


  • Research Experience
  • BSc/MSc in Occupational Health

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St. Marys Nhs Trust

Praed Street


W2 1NY

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