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Senior Occupational Health Nurse Advisor

Employer
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 a year PA inc HCAS
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen for an individual to join the Employee Health team of Central London Community Health Care NHS Trust providing occupational health services to one of the largest community Trusts in London and external contracts.

You will be a Registered Nurse with either a Diploma/Degree or Post Graduate Diploma/MSc in Occupational Health and have experience working in an occupational health environment. You will have up to date knowledge of best practice and the law relating to occupational health as well as the ability to apply this to service delivery. You will require strong managerial and clinical skills alongside strong interpersonal and organisational skills. You must have excellent communication skills, IT competent, flexible proactive approach and be able to manage a varied workload with minimal supervision.

The post is peripatetic and the post holder will be based at St Charles Centre for Health & Care (W10 6DZ). There will be a requirement to work at CLCH sites in Hertfordshire, Barnet, Merton, Westminster on a rotational basis and various Trust sites as and when required to ensure equal access to occupational health services

Main duties of the job

To provide and maintain a comprehensive Employee Health Service (EHS) for the staff of CLCH. As CLCH is a community NHS Trust this is a peripatetic post and there will be a requirement to visit various Trust sites.

To contribute to the management of physical resources, including budget and staff within their sphere of responsibility, in line with contractual and professional standards.

To work in a collaborative manner with other agencies to ensure seamless health care delivery for employees

About us

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description & Person Specification for full list of roles and responsibilities

Person Specification

Education/Qualification

Essential

  • Registered Nurse
  • Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Occupational Health) Degree/MSc or equivalent certificate/degree/diploma


Desirable

  • Teaching/Assessing/ qualification
  • Community Practice teaching Cert or equivalent


Experience

Essential

  • Post registration experience
  • Occupational Health experience


Desirable

  • Occupational Health experience within a NHS setting
  • Community Practice teaching experience post teaching certificate


Skills & Knowledge

Essential

  • Venepuncture
  • Vision Screening
  • Work Protection Immunisations
  • Lifestyle screening/education
  • Work health screening
  • Counselling skills
  • Health Surveillance
  • Sickness absence and rehabilitation
  • Risk assessment and risk management
  • Knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation
  • Presentation skills
  • Health promotion/education activities
  • Awareness of infection control issues
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Staff development
  • Mentoring
  • Managing staff
  • Co-ordination & organization of occupational health unit
  • Report writing
  • Management and facilitation of meetings
  • Experience in managing resources
  • Quality issues
  • Management of external contacts
  • Policy writing
  • Professional supervisor experience


Key Attributes

Essential

  • Able to provide evidence of where you have demonstrated the Trust's Values and Behaviours
  • Able to demonstrate excellence in Customer Service
  • Able to meet the required IT Skills for the post
  • Effective communication
  • Self-development
  • Ability to work alone and in a team
  • Flexibility /adaptability and ability to work under pressure
  • Willingness to work/travel between sites


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

St. Charles Centre for Health and Wellbeing

London

W10 6DZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

824-CORP-3007-A

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