Senior Occupational Health Advisor

Solent NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Solent NHS Occupational Health and Wellbeing department are recruiting no one is leaving- we are growing due to a substantial increase in the number of staff we will be providing Occupational Health services to.

Applications are invited from those who hold an OH qualification or similar to join us as a Senior Occupational Health Advisor!

We are and remain Genuinely Unique as a service and an employer our effective and collaborative multidisciplinary team (MDT) consists of Occupational Health Advisors, Physicians, Practice Nurses, Nursing Associates, Physiotherapists, Cognitive Behavioural Therapists and Wellbeing Practitioners, all skilfully and attentively supported by a cohesive Business Administration team who all live by our values and put our service users at the centre of all that we do.

The Occupational Health and wellbeing department at Solent is highly respected our remarkable MDT working ethos allows us to learn from each other and gives those using our service the best possible outcome. We care passionately about providing excellent support to those using our service we know if we look after our colleagues this will positively impact on their personal life and the care they provide to patients.

We are looking for someone with the behaviours, values and attitudes that match our own in return we will offer you a great work life balance, the opportunity to flourish and be the best you can be we will work with you to develop your career within the field of Occupational Health.

Main duties of the job

Our service is an innovative award winning service, led by a dedicated, passionate and caring team comprising of an Occupational Health Clinician, Governance lead and an Operational and Business manager, which sets us apart from other Occupational Health and Wellbeing departments.

This is primarily a case management role but will include fitness for work assessments and support and advice to staff who have been exposed to blood or bodily fluids in the course of their work. Your compassion, kindness, prioritisation, and clinical assessment skills will be invaluable when you are allocated to the nurse duty line where you will be able help colleagues with their queries and signpost them to the most appropriate clinicians or pathway no two days are the same.

You will be supported by a large team of OH specialists and other healthcare specialties this role allows you to work both from home and on site, week days only, 0800-1700. The post will be fully inducted, with learning opportunities, support from experienced OH colleagues, monthly clinical supervision and supportive 1-1 conversations that focus on you and what you need to thrive in this role. Training will be supported and provided. The culture of the team is fully supportive.

About us

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you're looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access

To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work

To deliver the best value for money

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation -- guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse Level 1 with Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and not be subject to any restrictions in practice


  • Registered as a Specialist Public Health Nurse - Occupational Health



  • Post registration experience in occupational health
  • Relevant OH experience

Employer details

Employer name

Solent NHS Trust


Royal South Hants Hospital

Brintons Terrace



SO14 0YG

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