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Occupational Health Screening Nurse

Employer
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Middlesbrough
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
6 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Occupational Health and Wellbeing Department at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for two qualified nurses to join the team as Occupational Health Screening Nurses.

The post holders would ideally have had a wide variety of nursing experience with an enthusiasm for working within Occupational Health and delivering a high quality service that meets the needs of employees/clients.

The role is varied, involving a range of occupational health screening services for the Trusts 11,0000 staff and the department's external customers. The role involves working within an Occupational Health and Wellbeing multi-disciplinary team, providing a range of confidential services including venepuncture, vaccinations/immunisations, supporting staff following a needlestick injury, work health assessments and health surveillance. Clinics can be held across Trust sites or external customer bases as required by the service.

Main duties of the job

The post holders are required to have achieved NMC level 1 registration with post qualifying experience gained in the NHS.

There is a requirement for the successful candidates to travel independently across Trust sites and external customer bases.

Hours of work are usually within office hours, however there may be a requirement to work flexible on occasions to meet the needs of the service.

About us

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities,

Job description

Job responsibilities

Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the about this job link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Currently Registered on Part 1 of the NMC register
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Ability to prioritise work in a busy department and respond to deadlines.
  • Team member. Aware of own competencies and limitation
  • Ability to run clinics at OH sites and satellite clinics across the organisation when necessary
  • Demonstrates clear and effective interpersonal, written, listening and communication skills.


Desirable

  • Motivated to improve the service delivery through audit and research


Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road

Middlesbrough

TS4 3BW

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

328-CP-6365686

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