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Senior Occupational Health Nurse Advisor

Senior Occupational Health Nurse Advisor

Posted 28 March by Medacs Healthcare
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Senior Occupational Health Nurse Advisor

Medacs have an exciting opportunity and are looking for an Occupational Health Nurse to fit the team at St Charles Centre for Health & Care.

Job Purpose

To provide and maintain a comprehensive Employee Health Service (EHS) for the staff of CLCH. As CLCH is a community NHS Trust this is a peripatetic post and there will be a requirement to visit various Trust sites.

To contribute to the management of physical resources, including budget and staff within their sphere of responsibility, in line with contractual and professional standards.

To work in a collaborative manner with other agencies to ensure seamless health care delivery for employees

The post is peripatetic, and the post holder will be based at St Charles Centre for Health & Care (W10 6DZ). There will be a requirement to work at CLCH sites in Hertfordshire, Barnet, Merton, Westminster on a rotational basis and various Trust sites as and when required to ensure equal access to employee health services

Key Responsibilities

Professional Competencies -

To act in an advisory capacity by:

  • developing networks with external agencies
  • being aware of personal business skills when gaining or maintaining contracts
  • providing written reports
  • highlighting relevant research to prove clinical effectiveness
  • referring any contractual issues or concerns to the Deputy Head of Employee Health.

To initiate, maintain and review occupational health programmes for your delegated sites and acting as an independent/autonomous practitioner by:

  • conducting environmental risk assessment that might include:
  • hazards and risk within the workplace
  • moving and handling issues
  • environmental assessments
  • personal protective equipment
  • delivering clinical assessment that might include:
  • sharps awareness - including high grade issues
  • work protection immunisations
  • sickness / absence - long and short term following management and self-referral
  • infection control issues
  • "Fitness to Work"
  • stress awareness
  • health surveillance
  • offering advice to managers, and staff based upon your audit
  • working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and promoting the effective use of the Employee Health Service
  • undertaking pre-placement screening as requested by appointing officers
  • maintaining, analysing and interpreting employee records
  • underpinning your practice with an evidence base

To be available to offer occupational/employee health advice to staff members within the Trust by:

  • acting, as appropriate, offering a medical triage system for staff presenting with work-related problems
  • providing counselling and appropriate referral when necessary
  • promoting healthy lifestyle choices which help employees make informed choices and which contribute to improved public health
  • collaborating in establishing "Health Fairs/Events"
  • undertaking lifestyle screening as required.
  • continuing to self-evaluate practice.

To ensure Continuing Professional Development is achieved in line with NMC, HSE and RCN Society guidelines by:

  • being aware of your personal responsibilities under the NMC revalidation programme
  • managing your development time effectively
  • actively prioritising your development needs in relation to organisational strategies and service developments
  • actively participating in planned clinical supervision, mentoring and critical incident analysis.

Management / Leadership

Managerial Competencies -

To manage quality of EHS-service delivery with colleagues by:

  • monitor all activities delivered through your delegated site
  • establish effective audit tools linked to service agreements
  • establishing and maintaining positive relationships with external co-workers
  • promoting, at all times, the latest research-based practice in line with clinical governance
  • implementing recognised quality assurance systems
  • monitoring Departmental staff compliance with any quality initiatives

If you are interested in this role please call contact Kelli Thomas on or

Reference: 52393496

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