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Occupational Health Advisor

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
To assist and support the occupational health team leader as part of a multidisciplinary team in the co-ordination, provision and delivery of an effective high quality occupational health & wellbeing service to the health board and external contracts.

Deliver a full range of Occupational Health services, to include sickness absence case management, pre-employment assessments, clinical interventions and health surveillance activities.

The post holder will provide professional specialist occupational health and wellbeing advice to its users.

In the event of significant event / outbreak of infection to provide appropriate advice.

Provide support and advice to employees and managers within the organisation.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

Manage a caseload without direct supervision and ensure client care needs are met e.g. co-ordinating and planning care for identified users. Ensure workload is prioritised as dictated by need

Manage complex and sensitive situations by co-ordinating and linking with other relevant multidisciplinary professionals or agencies and taking any other interim measures that are necessary to achieve service provision e.g. If a client has been exposed to HIV and requires prophylaxis treatment, distressed patients etc

Deliver care from defined service pathways of care. Assess users' needs and use judgement to provide advice from key national health, safety and wellbeing guidance e.g. advice line, sickness absence management, Occupational Health & wellbeing core advice

Assist on specific projects / objectives e.g. wellbeing initiatives, accreditation standards, TB management, needle stick management

Demonstrate excellent time management and organisational skills to accommodate own caseload / meeting the service objectives

Deliver core occupational health & wellbeing initiatives and events e.g. flu / doctor's intakes / needle stick management / student intakes / wellbeing events / corporate health standards

Assist colleagues in the induction process of new Occupational Health staff, training where necessary.

Take responsibility of the occupational health & wellbeing service in the absence of the team leader

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications and experience


  • Specialist Practitioner award in Occupational Health or equivalent experience or willing to attain Occupational Health Degree or equivalent.


  • prior knowledge of occupational health & wellbeing practice

Qualifications and experience


  • Current UK NMC registration


  • Welsh speaker

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Ysbyty Gwynedd


LL57 2NA

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