Senior Occupational Health Adviser

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Occupational Health Adviser who may be looking for development and progression in their career, of an existing OH& WB manager to work with a friendly and supportive team local to where they live.

The service comprises of 3 main sites and the role allows flexibility to be based at the site nearest to their home with the option of homeworking as part of their working week.

Now is a great time to working in a NHS OH& WB setting with the Growing Occupational Health model. The service is recognised at Board level and has a voice to drive change and support staff. This role will influence clinical decisions and improve the delivery of the service. The role is essential for the operational delivery of the service both to the Trust and to outside contracts.

You will be working with a friendly and diverse team who all have the same goal to offer an efficient service to staff and value working for an acute NHS Trust

Main duties of the job

To support the delivery of the Occupational Health service to all the hospitals across MSE and external organisations, ensuring that a proactive, comprehensive and clinically sound service is provided that supports the three Trust's workforce strategy and business objectives.

To significantly contribute to the proactive development of an Occupational Health & Wellbeing Service for all staff in the Trust and external organisations.

To manage the day-to-day functioning of the clinical spoke of the service.

To support the Clinical Manager of Occupational Health & Wellbeing in leading and advancing clinical practice in line with DH guidelines and legislation

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached a full job description setting out the details of the role and responsibilities.

We look forward to your application.

Person Specification



  • Full range of OH requirements
  • Expert in occupational health matters


  • Leadership
  • Complex case management



  • Professional Qualification in OH or equivalent
  • Professional registration in clinical practice


  • Leadership or management qualification



  • To have worked in OH setting for more than 3 years
  • To have operational experience
  • Evidence of Management of Supervisory role


  • To have worked in an NHS setting
  • Exposure to full range of OH services

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust





SS16 5NL

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