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Occupational Health Specialist Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Occupational Health Specialist Nurse Practitioner with a post registration qualification (Degree/Master's) in Occupational health. To join the senior nursing team of the Occupational Health service at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust on a full time basis.

With applications, now being invited from suitably qualified specialist occupational health nurse practitioners who are confident and effective communicators that have experience of delivering occupational health in a variety of settings this should include previous NHS experience. You will be part of a large multidisciplinary team and as such good interpersonal skills are necessary.

Main duties of the job

Key Elements of the role
  • Provision of leadership and line management responsibility to the Occupational health clinical team
  • Provide the full range of Occupational Health Services to trust employees, other NHS organisations and external clients
  • Provide comprehensive advise & reports advising on all aspects of Occupational Health including sickness absence and case management/return to work advice for employees referred to the service by managers & HR
  • Maintain effective communication with client's, managers and other professional groups within the organisation and to external clients
  • Support the department with its SEQOHS accreditation
  • Experience of leading on clinical audit
  • Experience of the reviewing and writing of departmental standard operating procedures

We are a paper light department so excellent IT skills are a must and you will also need to be comfortable communicating with clients both face to face but also virtually e.g. telephone and emails.

You will work from our departments based on the Queen's Medical Centre and City Hospital Campus but you should be be willing to travel to cover occasional clinics at external locations.

About us

With over 19,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Person Specification

Essential
  • Current UK NMC registration on parts 1& 3
  • Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse Occupational Health (SCPHN-OH)

Desirable
  • NEBOSH Certificate/or equivalent safety qualification
  • Management or leadership qualification

Experience

Essential
  • 2 years post registration experience in adult nursing and 5 years in Occupational Health nursing including experience of working Band7 or equivalent outside the NHS
  • Experience of NHS Occupational Health
  • Experience of the development and review of standard operating protocols

Desirable
  • Experience of participation in SEQOHS accreditation
  • Experience of leading clinical audit
  • Experience of NHS Occupational Health
  • Experience of HAVS tier 3 /PFT/Audiometry/BCG vaccination/undertaking workplace assessments

Other
  • Flexible in hours of working and work location to meet service needs
  • Provide timely and comprehensive reports re sickness absence management
  • Full current driving licence and/or ability to travel to client and OH sites in Nottinghamshire

In addition to the summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert

Person Specification

Training and Qualifications

Essential

  • Current UK NMC Registration on parts 1& 3 - registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Occupational Health


Desirable

  • NEBOSH Certificate/or equivalent safety qualification
  • Management or Leadership Qualification


Experience

Essential

  • 2 years post registration experience in adult nursing and 5 years years experience in Occupational Health, including experience of working at Band 7 level of equivalent outside the NHS
  • Experience of the development and reviewing of standard operating protocols
  • Experience of NHS Occupational Health


Desirable

  • Experience of participation in SEQOHS accreditation
  • Experience of leading clinical audit
  • Experience of HAVS tier 3/PFT/Audiometry/BCG vaccination/undertaking workplace assessments


Communication and reletionship skills

Essential

  • Excellent Communication skills, written and oral
  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy in interactions with a wide range of people
  • Higher level of computer literacy and use of OH databases
  • Effective Leadership skills


Desirable

  • Presentation skills to a diverse target group


Planning and Organisational Skills

Essential

  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload and that of others
  • Ability to lead on the planning/implementation and evaluation of health programs e.g. seasonal flu, health and well being
  • Ability to lead change and service improvement


Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

City Campus

Hucknall Road

Nottingham

NG5 1PB

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164-6274401

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