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Occupational Health Registered Nurse

Employer
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Harrogate Hospital
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Under the supervision of senior colleagues, the post holder will assist in the delivery and evaluation of occupational health services, in line with legislative and official guidance, Trust policy requirements and current best practice.

Main duties of the job

Administration and Clerical
  • Maintenance of accurate occupational health records (electronic) in line with professional and legal requirements and Trust policy.

Clinical
  • Participate in the day-to-day provision of occupational health services following Trust policies/procedures and under the supervision of a specialist nurse, including: health assessment and provision of advice to individual clients, and their manager if appropriate, on appropriate actions and/or referral provision of suitable health surveillance programmes vaccination/immunisation programmes health promotion.
  • Use specialist equipment once trained to competently and safely perform pertinent clinical procedures, such as: spirometry, audiometry, vision screening, venepuncture, vaccination.
  • Analyse and interpret results, take appropriate action including referral or consultation with senior colleague if necessary, and give relevant advice to individual employees, employee groups and managers.

Governance
  • Comply with Department of Health/Health Service guidelines, legislative requirements, Trust policy/procedures and best practice for the provision of occupational health services.
  • Raise concerns regarding client care or provision of Occupational Health services with the Head of Occupational Health or other senior colleagues.
  • Be accountable for own professional actions.


About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide 'outstanding' care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.

An inclusive and supportive culture - our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.

Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards

Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.

Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification. For more information please contact Janette Barnes on Janette.barnes4@nhs.net

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered nurse (Adult)


Desirable

  • A willingness to undertake the Specialist Practitioner degree in Occupational Health


Experience

Essential

  • 3 years experience as a registered Nurse


Desirable

  • Experience of using electronic health records/databases


Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Heatherdene

Lancaster Park Road

Harrogate Hospital

HG2 7SX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

421-CORP-1256R

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