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Occupational Health Nurse

Employer
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Hull
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
19 Mar 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Band 7 Occupational Health Nurse Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Hull University Teaching Hospitals (HUTH) NHS Trust's Occupational Health Department for a professionally confident, articulate, bright and enthusiastic person for the position of Occupational Health Nurse - Band 6/7 (dependent on experience and qualifications).

The role will incorporate the high quality delivery of a full remit of Occupational Health services including sickness absence case management, health surveillance, health screening and infection control.

You will be working within a SEQOHS accredited Occupational Health Department as part of a multi-disciplinary team, although a high level of independent decision making skills are essential as isolated working can take place when providing a service to external clients.

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. You can determine the likelihood ofobtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing your circumstances against criteria specified on the gov.uk website

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for supporting the Head of Occupational Health Services in the delivery of a cost effective, quality multi-disciplinary Occupational Health Service.

The post holder will be a qualified Occupational Health Nurse with significant experience in the speciality and capable of providing a high standard of specialist care to employees of the trust and its external clients.

You will be required to manage a designated caseload and provide advice to employees, managers and Human Resource colleagues on absence management and employee well-being at work. The post holder may be required to deputise for the Head and Deputy of the Service on a rotational basis with other senior nurse colleagues during annual leave

About us

Hull University Teaching Hospitals is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites, are Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH and Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLaG.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • NMC Registration Occupational Health Specialist Nurse Practitioner Qualification
  • Up to date knowledge of HSE/UKHSA, Occupational Health legislation and best practice
  • Evidence of continuous personal and professional development


Desirable

  • Recent experience of working as a specialist OH Nurse in a NHS setting
  • Development of policies and procedures utilising up to date legislation and guidance


Skills

Essential

  • Experience of undertaking complex work-related health assessments and providing comprehensive reports
  • Good verbal, written and listening skills
  • Able to carry out and interpret results for a wide range of practical skills for example audiometry and spirometry


Desirable

  • Experience of supervising junior nursing staff
  • Able to work autonomously or part of a team


Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Occupational Health Department HRI/CHH

Anlaby Road

Hull

HU3 2JZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

356-24-6089105

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