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Occupational Health Nurse

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Grimsby and Scunthorpe
£28,407 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting career opportunity for a motivated registered nurse to join our occupational health team. This opportunity is open to the right candidate which may be new to the speciality or those nurses who are experienced in occupational health. This is an ideal opportunity for keen nurses wishing to develop in the speciality.

We are a close and supportive occupational health team based across three sites. Our aim is to deliver a high quality service to the staff members at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS foundation Trust delivering the service as well as some external contracts to local health care providers.

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Foundation Trust invests in it's workforce in many ways including through occupational health. The service is a significant contributor to the health and wellbeing of the workforce.

Main duties of the job

This job role is suited for a Registered Nurse who has a keen interest in Occupational Health, or is seeking to learn new skills, to join an established OH team.

You will have a positive attitude towards the health and wellbeing of those attending, or contacting Occupational Health for support and advice.

You need to be confident working both autonomously and as part of the wider team and will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills, liaising with staff, managers, other departments and other stakeholders on the biomedical campus.

Working within a team of Occupational Health professionals providing a high quality needs based Occupational Health service to all clients NHS and non NHS.

The role will predominantly based on one site however the post is cross site, and you may be required on occasion to work offsite or cross site.

About us

NLAG 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 - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - 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 Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

As a Trust we are keen to offer and encourage flexible working opportunities to address health and wellbeing and work-life balance for our employees, this will have a positive impact on the care we provide.

Flexible working is part of a wider commitment to improve the quality and experience of working life and we recognise that it is a key contributor for the recruitment and retention of our employees.

We therefore support and encourage open conversations around a specific working pattern to suit your work-life balance or a multi-role career, if it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Local flexible working arrangements are developed in partnership between the line manager and employee in order to ensure equality of access to flexible working, as far as practicable, regardless of role, shift pattern, team or pay, based on: patient/service user and staff experience, service delivery and work-life balance of colleagues.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • oPortfolio of a wide range of CPD activities
  • oCurrent registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council
  • oGood numeracy and literacy skills


  • oRelevant accredited courses

Occupational Experience


  • oExperience of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • oExperienced in health promotion activities


  • oExperience of working in the NHS
  • oVenepuncture/vaccination skills
  • oOccupational Health/Public Health experience

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Grimsby and Scunthorpe

Grimsby and Scunthorpe

DN33 2BA

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