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Senior Occupational Health Nurse Specialist

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
After successful recruitment for our Senior Occupational Health Nurse Specialist post within our new service model, we have one post remaining!

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our multidisciplinary Team within the Occupational Health & Wellbeing Service at Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust.

We have recently completed a re-structure which has created new opportunities and roles.

We have secured a new operational service based at Winwick, Warrington and satellite units in Sefton / Knowsley & Liverpool areas to support delivery of the service across the Trust footprint. We will also support opportunities for hybrid working in line with operational demands.

We are looking for experienced occupational health nurses (SCPHN-OH).

We will consider individuals with Occupational Health experience who have completed the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Occupational Health Degree, level 7. If you require further information please contact the named person on the advert for more information.

If you are pro-active, dynamic, and motivated to support the development of the service, this job is for you!

Interested in joining our team? Apply now!

Main duties of the job

The role involves, case/sickness absence management, pre-placement health assessments, immunisations/vaccinations/phlebotomy, health surveillance and medical assessments.

In addition to the Trust, you will be required to provide an expert and reliable Occupational Health Service to other paying private organisations, including other NHS employers and private companies/businesses.

The service uses Civica Occupational Health (OPAS-G2) software which supports all clinical functions.

About us

Mersey Care is one of the largest trusts providing physical health and mental health services in the North West, serving more than 1.4 million people across our region and are also commissioned for services that cover the North West, North Wales and the Midlands.

We offer specialist inpatient and community services that support physical and mental health and specialist inpatient mental health, learning disability, addiction and brain injury services. Mersey Care is one of only three trusts in the UK that offer high secure mental health facilities.

At the heart of all we do is our commitment to 'perfect care' - care that is safe, effective, positively experienced, timely, equitable and efficient. We support our staff to do the best job they can and work alongside service users, their families, and carers to design and develop future services together. We're currently delivering a programme of organisational and service transformation to significantly improve the quality of the services we provide and safely reduce cost as we do so.

Flexible working requests will be considered for all roles.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the section above where it advises on main duties of the role, also please see the attached job description for full remit of required duties . For any further information please contact the named contacts.

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse (Level 1)
  • Recognisable qualification in Occupational Health enabling Registration on Part 3 of the NMC Register


  • HAVS, audiometry and spirometry CPD accredited training
  • NEBOSH / H& S Certificate
  • Masters Degree in Occupational Health

Knowledge/ Experience


  • Significant post registration experience
  • Occupational health experience
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Experience of working within the NHS
  • Experience of working with confidential information
  • Experience of delivering workplace immunisations
  • Experience of case management and the production of quality complex reports to support the management of sickness/absence


  • Varied post registration experience
  • NHS occupational Health experience
  • Local Government experience
  • Experience of health education/promotion
  • Proficient in venepuncture



  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to manage own workload
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Commitment to customer service
  • Commitment to service improvement
  • Flexible approach to workload
  • Ability to travel to Trust sites


  • Audit
  • Counselling skills
  • Literacy in IT skills



  • Continuous Improvement
  • Accountability
  • Respectfulness
  • Enthusiasm
  • Support
  • High professional standards
  • Responsive to service users
  • Engaging leadership style
  • Strong customer service belief
  • Transparency and honesty
  • Discreet
  • Change oriented

Employer details

Employer name

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust


Occupational Health Department Hollins Park House

Hollins Lane



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