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Occupational Health Nurse

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Occupational Health & Wellbeing department have the opportunity to welcome a Band 5 nurse to join their clinical team at the Royal Cornwall hospital with experience in Dermatology ideally. The post holder will undertake a range of clinical activities including Skin assessments, immunisation assessments and administration as well as occupational health screening requirements. The post holders will contribute to the delivery of services on both NHS and non-NHS customers.

Main duties of the job

You will undertake a variety of clinical duties which will include, health screening activities (eg Spirometry, audiometry), venepuncture as well as administration of occupational related immunisations and Skin assessments.

The post holders will be required to drive throughout Cornwall Providing clinic visits, therefore a full UK driving licence is essential for the post.

This is a Full time post (37.5 hours per week)

About us

Sustainability is integral to the Trust achieving the NHS Net Zero target. All staff are therefore actively encouraged and supported to implement new ways of working within their field of expertise.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Post registration experience in Dermatology, with sound clinical knowledge and evidence based practice

Up to date knowledge and understanding of the NHS strategy and agenda, national directives, other Department of Health and Health & Safety Executive legislation and all governance aspects with a specific emphasis on workplace health and well-being

Knowledge of SEQOHS standards and requirements for accreditationAwareness of Health & Safety law, and able to demonstrate an understanding of risk assessment, its uses and implications together with associated health and safety implications

Understanding of clinical audit, IT Literate. Awareness of current Occupational Health & Wellbeing issues

Be willing to undertake further specialist training appropriate to this job as required.

Be able to problem solve and make decisions with a strong sense of customer focus

Person Specification



  • Currently Registered on Part 1 of the NMC register
  • Good General Eduational



  • Post Registration experience which demonstrates sound clinical knowledge and evidence based practice
  • Ability to work well in both team and on own iniative
  • IT Literate
  • Dermatology expereince


  • Previouys recent NHS experience
  • Previous recent Occupational Health experience

practical and Intellectual skills


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Practical skills such as Venepuncture and vaccinations

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust


Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust

OH Department, Pendeen House



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