• London
  • Permanent
  • Band 6
  • Registered General Nurse

A Band 6 Registered General Nurse is required to work in the role of an Occupational Health Advisor for a NHS Trust located in Harlow, Essex on a full time basis.

The Nurse will participate and contribute in the provision of a high quality, comprehensive and pro-active Staff Health and Wellbeing service for Trust employees and outside contracts. The Occupational Health remit will cover sickness absence case management, pre-employment screening, vaccinations, venepuncture and health promotion.

The postholder will be required to liaise with and advise managers on all policies and procedures relating to Staff Health and wellbeing.

Salary: £31,000 – £36,644

Requirement for this role are;

  • Current NMC registration or other professional body
  • Occupational health degree/diploma
  • Knowledge of immunisation programmes and up to date vaccination training
  • Venepuncture
  • A wide understanding of workplace health issues.
  • Working knowledge of confidentiality, awareness of Freedom of Information Act and Equality Act 2010
  • Experience of working in NHS Occupational Health Department
  • Experience of audit and clinical/service governance requirements.
  • Good clinical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Computer literate
  • Experience of the OPAS (occupational health database) or willingness to learn
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to travel to other sites

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  • Job Reference: MANNY-OCCHEALTH