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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH ADVISOR

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job type Permanent
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum
Published about 2 months ago
Contact Angela Hughes
Job ref 05082022OCCHA_1660302023

Job description

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH ADVISOR

BELFAST

£40,000 - £45,000 PER ANNUM

HYBRID WORKING PATTERN

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

To be part of an occupational health team providing a service of excellence, on behalf of our clients Occupational Health Limited, which is responsible for meeting the needs of clients from both the private and public sectors.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provision of specialist nursing skills helping maintain the high standard of service we aim to provide;
  • Provision of management skills contributing to efficiency and effectiveness of the service;
  • Excellent communication skills promoting good liaison at all times with both management and employees;
  • To keep abreast of changing legislation, clinical practice and managerial styles that may have an effect on the role of the Occupational Health Adviser;
  • Under the guidance of your line manager to be responsible for own professional development;
  • Ensure that clinical equipment is maintained and calibrated on a planned basis;
  • Participate in clinical audits and / or research projects as appropriate;
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times;
  • To maintain courtesy, professionalism and high standards of presentation in all communications with customers and potential customers;
  • To comply with your obligations under the Company's data protection, information security and other relevant policies, when handling personal data or special categories of sensitive data;
  • To perform all tasks and duties when required, providing flexibility and cover in a team working environment;
  • To comply with your obligations under the Company's data protection, information security and other relevant policies, when handling personal data or special categories of sensitive data;
  • To perform all tasks and duties when required, providing flexibility and cover in a team working environment

KEY CLINICAL TASKS:

a) Occupational Health ill health/ management referrals
b) Immunisation Programmes
c) Health Screening and Surveillance
d) Workplace Assessments including Display Screen Equipment
e) Health Promotion Programmes
f) Management of adhoc Occupational Health issues e.g. percutaneous and mucocutaneous injuries
g) Conducting face-to-face and/or telephone consultations to adhere to BHSF, the client and the NMC guidelines and codes of conduct
h) Good and accurate record keeping and adhering to the BHSF and NMC confidentiality policy and procedure
Key managerial tasks:
a) To organise and control own workload as required
b) To attend relevant meetings providing Occupational Health input as required
c) To feedback general and specific information regarding the client contract to the Senior Management team as appropriate
d) To produce any relevant reports regarding the client contract generally and/or Occupational Health issue.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

EXPERIENCE

Significant experience as an Occupational Health Screening Nurse (E)

QUALIFICATIONS/ATTAINMENTS

Full driving licence & own transport (D)

RN qualification in Adult Nursing (E)

Occupational Health Qualification - Diploma or degree (D)

Clinical Skills Eg - spirometry, audiometry, referrals, new starter screening, immunisations, phlebtomy, HAVS, skin assessments, mantoux, BCG, ECGs, keystone & snellen vision screening, drug & alcohol testing, telephone consultations & face to face consultations (E)

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Good organisational skills (E)

Excellent interpersonal skills (E)

Good verbal & non-verbal communication skills (E)

IT skills & previous experience of Cohort (D)

PERSONAL QUALITIES

Customer focused (E)

Flexible (D)

Able to work independantly &b part of a team (E)

A good decision maker (E)

E = ESSENTIAL

D = DESIRABLE

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