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Senior Occupational Health Adviser

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year There is an additional 10% uplift to the AFC band 7 pay.
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
To provide specialist expert support and advice on Occupational Health & Wellbeing matters as part of the Centre of Occupational Health & Wellbeing Service (COHWB). COHWB provides services to the staff of the Trust and to external organisations.

Main duties of the job

Provide specialist nursing expertise to a specific client group and contribute to the development of the OH speciality service.Provide clear strategic advice and guidance to all levels and departments of the Trust and external clients aimed at supporting the organisational business plans and its organisational development plans.Produce clear and concise reports to managers and significant stakeholders and others.Provide a clinical lead and role model to other nursing staff by delivering high quality occupational health practise.Work across professional, organisational and system boundaries and proactively develop and sustain new partnerships and networks to influence and improve workforce health and delivery health risk management systems.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustis one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community.We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence.These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PERSON SPECIFICATIONSenior Occupational Health Advisor Band 7Essential Desirable AssessedByEducation/QualificationsRegistered nurse (part1 of register)Post registrationqualification inOccupational HealthSpecialityTeaching / Assessment /Mentoring qualificationFirst Level DegreeEducation or equivalentMaster LevelDegree in relevantsubjectsCounsellingqualificationCBT qualificationRegistrationdocumentsApplicationformInterviewExperience Substantial postregistration experience inacute settingSignificant postqualification occupationalhealth nursing experienceDemonstrates up to dateknowledge and expertisein Occupational Health & WellbeingExperience of applyingresearch evidence toExperience in NHSand private sectorOH capacity atsenior level.Experience ofOccupationalHealth provisionwithin an NHSsettingApplicationformCVInterviewProfileBand 7 Senior Occuptional Health Advisor Sept 2021 7clinical practice.Experience of Audit andStandard SettingExperience in StaffmanagementSkills / AbilitiesEvidence of continuingprofessional developmentPrevious experience offormal/informal teaching ofpatients and staff.Decision making skillsDemonstrates skilledwritten and verbalcommunication skillsCompetent IT skills andpresentation skillsLeadership skillsAbility to organise andprioritise workloadsTrain the trainerqualificationPhlebotomyexperienceHealth surveillanceexperienceImmunisationexperienceInterviewreferencesPersonal qualitiesAbility to work flexibly tomeet the needs of theservice in conjunction withother members of theteamFlexible, adaptable,capable of lateral thinkingExcellent interpersonalskillsInterviewReferencesOther Demonstratesunderstanding of relevantInterviewApplicationBand 7 Senior Occuptional Health Advisor Sept 2021 8national strategy / policyand how this relates to theserviceCommitment to maintainown fitness for practicethrough maintaining apersonal profile ofcompetencies (portfolio)Understanding ofappropriate legislationUnderstanding of equalopportunitiesWillingness to travelbetween sites as require

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Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


COHWB John Radcliffe Hospital




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