• Essex
  • Permanent
  • Band 6
  • General Nurse, Registered General Nurse
  • 30,000 - 37,000 per annum

Band 6 Nurse to join this NHS Staff Health and Well-behind department as a Occupational Health Advisor!

Salary is up to £37,000 depending on experience + 5% High Cost Area Allowance!

As a Occupational Health advisor you will be co-coordinating occupational health activities with health, safety and welfare services. Promoting employee health at work including the planning and undertaking of specific screening programmes; project work and ad hoc occupational health training directed by the OH service manager and contract managers.

Main Duties

  • To undertake SHAW assessments in line with department standard operating procedures. NICE and NMC Guidelines e.g. pre-employment screening, vaccination and infectious diseases screening and health surveillance.
  • Manage cases of blood/body fluids contamination incidents as they occur, to work proactively with nurse managers and infection control to reduce these as far as is possible and administer an appropriate vaccination following incident
  • To cover pre-employment clinic, venepuncture or immunisation clinic
  • Be responsible for the assessment planning and implementing of care of a defined caseload

Requirements

  • You must be NMC registered
  • Be band 6 or a very high band 5
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Have the relevant OH qualification

Athona Recruitment’s nursing division is an award-winning, on-framework agency that specialises in finding permanent and temporary employment for nurses. We have a dedicated team of consultants that help recruit nurses into NHS hospitals, care homes, private hospitals and clinics across the country. Whether you’re based in the UK or overseas, we can help you find a nursing position that’s right for you.

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  • Job Reference: SH01-OHA