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Specialist Practitioner Occupational Health Nurse Advisor

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for two exceptionally motivated and dynamic individuals to join our Occupational Health team at RCHT.

We are looking for applicants who are positive, self-confident, friendly, inquisitive and self-disciplined.

Main duties of the job

To be a highly competent, knowledgeable and visible practitioner within the specialty, ensuring the provision of excellent, evidence based care for clients of the Occupational Health Service.

About us

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is the biggest provider of healthcare services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our three main sites are Royal Cornwall Hospital Truro, St Michael's Hospital Hayle and West Cornwall Hospital Penzance, our staff and services are available across the region.

The Trust employs 5,000+ staff, has a budget of �380 million and 750 beds. We work with health and social care organisations -including NHS Kernow and NHS England- to ensure local healthcare needs are met. We provide acute medical, surgical and specialist services to around 500,000- which can increase significantly during busy holiday periods.

The Trust has teaching hospitals status as part of the University of Exeter Medical School. Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we continually develop clinical services and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care offered locally.

We can offer you a rewarding career in a supportive working environment. We have extensive educational links to help you realise your full potential and develop skills to provide outstanding healthcare to the local community.

Enjoy an outstanding quality of life in a place that offers surfing beaches and fishing harbours to beautiful countryside and historic towns. With clean air, plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and excellent schools, colleges and universities (including adult education) it is the ideal place for families and for you to develop your own career.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Working in the role of a registered nurse for minimum 5 years in a variety of settings.
  • Evidence of experience of working autonomously.
  • Evidence of extensive experience in the use of computer software packages.
  • Evidence of having supervised and managed staff


  • Evidence of having worked in an NHS Occupational Health department for a minimum of 2 years.
  • Familiar with the Opas, Unit 4.



  • Holds a recognised qualification in Occupational Health Nursing
  • Evidence of recent academic/professional/ educational development.


  • Teaching qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust


Royal Cornwall Hospital



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