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Senior Occupational Health Specialist Practitioner

Employer
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Location
Cardiff
Salary
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To assist and support the Head of Employee Health and Wellbeing Services as part of multidisciplinary team in the co-ordination, provision and delivery of an effective high-quality Occupational Health service, providing specialist advice and clinical services to the managers and staff of Cardiff and Vale (CAV) University Health Board / Cwm Taf Morgannwg (CTM) University Health Board. Primarily this post will meet the needs of the Health Board however it may also cover a wide range of clients from both public and private sectors.

The post holder will operate within the collaborative working model which encompasses both CAV and CTM University Health Boards with a requirement to work across all Occupational Health sites where required. also providing a service to external organisations as directed.

The post holder will work directly with clients to provide a comprehensive Occupational Health Service. The post holder will undertake all aspects of line management in relation to the Occupational Health nursing team as part of the collaborative model.

Main duties of the job

Toassist and support the Head of Employee Health and Wellbeing Services as part of multidisciplinary team in the co-ordination, provision and delivery of an effective high-quality Occupational Health service, providing specialist advice and clinical services to the managers and staff of Cardiff and Vale (CAV) University Health Board / Cwm Taf Morgannwg (CTM) University Health Board. Primarily this post will meet the needs of the Health Board however it may also cover a wide range of clients from both public and private sectors.

The post holder will operate within the collaborative working model which encompasses both CAV and CTM University Health Boards with a requirement to work across all Occupational Health sites where required. also providing a service to external organisations as directed.

The post holder will work directly with clients to provide a comprehensive Occupational Health Service. The post holder will undertake all aspects of line management in relation to the Occupational Health nursing team as part of the collaborative model.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current NMC Registration Sub Part 1 Adult General
  • Post basic qualification at either diploma or degree level in Occupational Health
  • Evidence of relevant ongoing professional development


Desirable

  • Health & Safety qualification Teaching qualification Health Promotion qualification Management qualification Leadership qualification Research qualification
  • Current NMC Registration Sub Part 3 SCPHN OH


Experience

Essential

  • Occupational Health nursing Case management of complex sickness absence Experience of managing a team Experience of planning an OH campaign, e.g. health surveillance, flu planning Assessment of health risks in the workplace Experience of health surveillance


Desirable

  • Change management Health promotion Helipad fitness screening/HGV medicals Service development


Skills

Essential

  • General management & leadership skills Able to work under own initiative, prioritise own workload, self-motivated and capable of working to strict deadlines Ability to demonstrate proactive approach to health care initiatives Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Wide range of practical skills (Spirometry, venepuncture, audiometry, vaccination)
  • Willingness to extend role in line with NMC Scope of Professional Practice
  • Proficient IT Skills


Desirable

  • Use of OPAS or Equivelent OH Database


Special Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of the wider NHS & OH role


Desirable

  • Knowledge of Nurse Led Occupational Health services Budgetary and Financial Management Participation in Clinical Audit Service development


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Ability to be creative, innovative, adaptable, organised & methodical Positive role model, enthusiastic & self-motivating Team player High standards of personal and professional achievement


Other

Essential

  • Ability to travel ina timely manner


Desirable

  • Ability to speak Welsh


Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Address

University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park

Cardiff

CF14 4XW

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

001-NMR272-0724

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