Occupational Health Advisor

Posted 30 March by Jackson Hogg
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An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Health Advisor to work for a global manufacturing company in Prudhoe. Reporting to the HR Manager your duties will be as follows:

  • To manage the Occupational Health function to pro-actively drive preventative measures in managing employee health and wellbeing, promoting at all times health and work ability

  • Design, develop and deliver new health promotion initiatives working with all colleagues across the site

  • Provide advice and support to employees on health issues as required and guide the company on progress and adaptations as appropriate within the workplace

  • Co-ordinate pre-employment health screening

  • Carry out health surveillance and other health checks following company guidelines and legislation

  • Working collaboratively with HR and production and using absence level data, to advise on sickness absence and help support initiatives to manage absence levels

  • To work in conjunction with the H&S Leader in assessing risks to health and providing advice on managing these risks

  • Ensure all confidential medical records are maintained and kept safe, in accordance with GDPR guidelines.

Who You Are

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

  • Hold an Occupational Health Qualification at a minimum Diploma level with proven post qualification experience, ideally (though not essential) in an industrial or manufacturing environment

  • IT literate - competent in use of MS Office including Word and Excel

  • Respectful of confidentiality and have knowledge of GDPR guidelines

  • Proactive and confident to put your own ideas and proposals forward and make decisions to help develop the overall service and impact of Occupational Health function

  • Effective communication skills - strong listening and empathetic skills as wells ability to influence and engage with others

  • Can work in an environment of change

  • Able to prioritise effectively meeting deadlines

  • Willing to undertake further related training as required

Reference: 42368785

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