We are offering an exciting opportunity to an experienced and qualified Senior Nurse to join the Occupational Health and Wellbeing services on a part-time basis. You will be based at Peterborough City Hospital however, travel between North West Anglia NHS hospital sites may be required.
You will be the expert voice in advising and guiding the managers and employees. Therefore, you must have an Occupational Health Qualification and/or Occupational Health experience.
Our friendly and diverse team of Occupational Health and Wellbeing advisors will support you in achieving your professional and personal goals. You will the opportunity to showcase your skills and to thrive in finding creative improvement to our services by using your professional leadership in making decisions affecting your team.
Guided by the Lead Nurse, you will continue developing the clinical practice in line with the Department of Health guidelines and legislation.
As our new Senior Occupational Health and Wellbeing Nurse, you will be passionate about public health and willing to undertake the SCPHN OH qualification.
We are committed to supporting your career in an environment where your skills and initiatives are valued. We respect your wellbeing and we are open to flexibility in your working patterns. ***Please note we are only able to accept applications from those with a live NMC registration or UK nursing students awaiting their PIN as we are unable to support OSCE at this time***Main duties of the job
As a Senior Occupational Health & Wellbeing Nurse, you will advise the Trust's employees on wellbeing initiatives to keep fit and well in the workplace.
You will collaborate with managers to help promote a healthy work environment providing professional advice and guidance.
You will provide all aspects of nursing care including consultation, advice, education, testing and immunisations where appropriate and in accordance with patient group directives, departmental protocols and current Health and Safety legislation.
You will provide outstanding standard of clinical care, ensuring that all clinical standards are met and where necessary, taking appropriate corrective action. You will use Occupational Health knowledge, principles and practice when advising managers and clients on an individual's fitness to work at the pre-employment stage and during employment taking into account any relevant legislation such as the disability component of the Equality Act 2010.
You will develop and support the implementation of workforce programmes to achieve the Trust's strategic objectives, while being actively involved in clinical governance and SEQOHS accreditation.About us
We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.Benefits to youo 27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff) o NHS Pension Scheme:o Flexible working opportunities o Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays o Career development and training o Wellbeing support and activities o In-house physiotherapy Service o On-site canteens with subsidised meals o Subsidised staff parking (currently free).o Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and PeterboroughJob descriptionJob responsibilities
To provide a professional service on behalf of the Occupational Health & Wellbeing Department. Offer advice and guidance to managers & employees on the services available.
To provide all aspects of nursing care including consultation, advice, education, testing and immunisations where appropriate and in accordance with patient group directives, departmental protocols and current Health and Safety legislation.
To develop and support the implementation of workforce programmes to achieve the strategic objectives of the Trust.
To support with 1:1s and Appraisals with other members of the team in line with trust policies.
By joining a friendly and diverse team of Occupational Health & Wellbeing advisors, you will find support in achieving your professional and personal goals.
We are committed to supporting your career in an environment where your skills and initiatives are valued. We respect your wellbeing and we are open to flexibility in your working patterns.
You will be the expert voice in advising and guiding the managers and employees. You will have the opportunity to showcase your skills in making continuous improvement to our services.Person SpecificationEducation & QualificationsEssential
- Registration with NMC Part 1
- Evidence of up to date knowledge base of professional and specialist issues
- Sound educational background including a good standard of numeracy and written English
- Specialist OH Nurse on Part 3 of the NMC register/OH qualification
- Mental Health Nursing qualification
- NEBOSH qualification
- Extensive experience at Band 5 or equivalent in Occupational Health
- Quality issues in detail understanding of clinical governance, audit and clinical effectiveness and their application to occupational health
- Current Immunisation training
- Knowledge and understanding of occupational diseases and ill health arising from the working environment
- Experience of undertaking audit or nurse research
- An enthusiastic and inspiring role model grounded in practice.
- Demonstrates a clear understanding of professional accountability in the scope of professional practice
- Ability to work effectively independently and also within a team framework. Ability to prioritise and manage time effectively.
- Good interpersonal and communication skills, written and oral
- Knowledge and experience of occupational health in the business Sector
- Management and/or Leadership experience
- Working in a nurse led OH service
- Awareness of broader issues within the NHS
- Experience working in NHS Occupational Health
- Experience in phlebotomy
- Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision
- Able to assess, plan and communicate adjustments required in the work place when assessing members of staff who were unable to complete their role due to illness or disability
- A team player with the ability to plan and organise the work within the team in order to meet specified deadlines and service needs
- Demonstrates a self-motivated and proactive approach to work
- Presentation Skills
- Forward thinking and planning effectively under pressure and to meet deadlines
- Awareness of own limitations, innovative and creative
- Competent in the use of IT packages e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, spreadsheets etc
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- Awareness and respect for colleagues, patients and relatives cultural, religious and emotional needs and beliefs
- Able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trusts Values and Behaviours
- Be prepared to work across sites as and when required
- Professional appearance & behaviour
- Good previous attendance record
- Satisfactory enhanced DBS check against vulnerable groups barred lists
North West Anglia NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Peterborough and Hinchingbrooke
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