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Occupational Health Advisor

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
UCLH Occupational Health & Wellbeing Service are seeking to recruit two skilled and experienced Occupational Health Advisors on a full-time (37.5 hours/week) basis. You will be required to undertake a full remit of Occupational Health duties. You will be joining a team that is forward thinking, high energy, dedicated and completely focused.

Main duties of the job

As a team we know the importance of working to UCLH Values, this is embedded in all that we do. United together this makes the service we provide to our clients (service users) the best it can be, and it also makes UCLH a great place to work. UCLH was voted as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in England. If you would like to be part of this dynamic and supportive team, please apply by submitting your application, as we would love to hear from you.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
  • University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

We are committed to sustainability and have pledged to become a carbon net zero health service, embedding sustainable practice throughout UCLH. We have set an ambitious target of net zero for our direct emissions by 2031 and indirect emissions by 2040.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the full Person Specification and more information regarding the main responsibilities of this role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Come and be a part of the best NHS trust in England to work for, according to our staff*

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

*In the most recent NHS staff survey UCLH had the highest percentage of staff who said they would recommend us as a place to work, out of all general acute or acute/community NHS trusts in England for the second year in a row.

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Once again, UCLH has received the highest score of all general acute and acute/community NHS trusts in England for staff that would recommend us as a place to work.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse
  • Specialist Practitioner in Occupational Health to certificate, Diploma or Degree level or demonstration of equivalent knowledge and skills



  • Extensive experience as qualified registered nurse (minimum 5 years).
  • Significant OH nursing experience (minimum 3 years).
  • NHS Occupational Health experience
  • Some Management experience.

Skills & Abilities and Knowledge


  • Up-to-date knowledge of Occupational health issues/legislation/directives
  • Highly developed verbal communications skills to include presentation skills and basic counselling.
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and its relevance to OH
  • Up to date Vaccination and Phlebotomy Training


  • Conduct and participate in the monitoring and auditing of occupational health clinical activities.
  • A good understanding of Infection, prevention and control measures and contact tracing.

Attitude and Aptitude


  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Flexible approach to ever changing demands of the service.
  • Effective Role model, demonstrating UCLH values, of Safety, Kindness, Teamwork and Improving.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentially.
  • Demonstrate Understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


John Astor House

3 Foley Street



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