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Occupational Health Adviser

Employer
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Location
Norwich
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Workplace Health and Wellbeing have the opportunity to welcome an Occupational Health Adviser to join their clinical team providing services to an NHS and external customers throughout the region. The post holder will undertake a range of clinical activities including immunisation assessments and administration as well as occupational health screening requirements. The post holder will contribute to the delivery of services on both NHS and non-NHS customers.

30 hours per week but would consider a minimum of 22.5 hrs.

Main duties of the job

To assist the delivery of Occupational Health services to an NHS customer and other external contracts under the supervision of a qualified occupational health nurse.

The post holder will undertake a variety of clinical duties which will include case management, health screening activities (eg Spirometry, audiometry, vision screening, height, weight, blood pressure), venepuncture as well as administration of occupational related immunisations.The post holder will be required to drive throughout Norfolk and Suffolk providing clinic and site visits, therefore a full UK driving licence is essential for the post (adjustments can be made for candidates with a disability)

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N& N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics


Job description

Job responsibilities

The following skills and experience will be required and are essential for the successful candidates:
  • To work within clearly defined Occupational Health procedures and within limits of competency.
  • To record accurate and confidential occupational health information into staff records following all appointments and communication with the department. To update computerized records as required.
  • To use Occupational Health knowledge, principles and practice to assess an individuals fitness to perform a particular job role at the pre-placement stage and during employment taking into account any relevant legislation such as the Equality Act 2010.
  • To undertake health-screening tests, which include audiometry and spirometry, and to interpret the results in line with procedures and occupational health standards. To inform the client of the results and any implications on working practice. To liaise with a Senior Occupational Health Adviser in more complex cases or where results indicate.
  • To assess an individuals immunity to certain diseases and where appropriate give advice or administer appropriate tests or vaccinations.

Please refer to the Job Description for the full specification of responsibilities and requirements for this post.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • 1st level Registered Nurse
  • To have maintained up to date nursing knowledge


Experience

Essential

  • Significant nurse experience


Attiude, aptitude

Essential

  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


Skills

Essential

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Full UK Driving License (adjustments can be made for candidates with a disability)
  • Team working
  • Time Management


Desirable

  • Basic OH knowledge
  • Audiometry Screening
  • Lung function Screening
  • Phlebotomy


Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Address

20 Rouen Road

Norwich

NR1 1QQ

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234-24-C0420

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