Junior Occupational Health Nurse

Location Royal Leamington Spa
Discipline: Support
Salary: £Negotiable
Contact name: Thandiwe Major

Job ref: RLS431_1619778379
Published: 18 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Fixed Term Contract

We're currently seeking Warwickshire-based, Junior Occupational Health Nurses to work within a state of the art, high output diagnostics laboratory environment as part of the UK's NHS Test and Trace programme.

As well as playing a vital role in supporting society's return to a more normal way of life by helping to break the chains of COVID-19 transmission, you will also gain invaluable experience in a fast-paced and dynamic laboratory environment.

This represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to go above and beyond to support public health, while also extending your already accomplished technical skills and positioning your Scientific career for further success and growth.

Responsibilities:

As a Junior Occupational Health Nurse you will be ensuring the correct application of the Lab occupational health programmes, liasing and supporting senior management with updates where required daily.

You will be performing new starter health assessments, for new starters making sure they follow the Statutory Legislation and Corporate Occupational Health requirements. You will be responsible for maintaining medical records as required by UK law and Corporate Occupational Health requirements.

As a Junior Occupational Health Nurse, you will maintain confidentiality of employee health information and occupational health notes as per statutory and corporate requirements. You will assess, manage and undertake health surveillance and health assessments to comply with statutory legislation and corporate Occupational Health requirements.

You will be working alongside and supporting the health and safety team, as well as the line managers to assess level of risk and determine first aid requirements and conducting/managing physical and mental health promotion for employees. If required, you will provide support to employees and where appropriate, refer to professional health professionals and liaise with GP's, physiotherapists, or specialists as required.

You will support the Line Managers and the Human Resources team with case management of sickness absence, including long term sickness and work-related injuries/illnesses and generating written reports to management daily.

Your experience:

In order to be successful, you'll need the following education, experience and skills:

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing and appropriate qualifications to practice in the UK.
  • Occupational Health Nursing Qualification

Experience:

  • Have previous experience of working as an Occupational Health Worker in a large or mid-sized company or institution is desirable
  • Minimum of 2 years Occupational Health Nursing experience

Skills:

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Can work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Patience and ability to remain calm in stressful situations

In return:

This represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to go above and beyond to support public health, while also extending your already accomplished skills and positioning your nursing career for further success and growth.

As well as a competitive rate of pay (with an uplift applied for night working and end of contract bonus), you'll receive comprehensive training on relevant lab procedures.

Please be aware that BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standard) including a media check, is the required level of screening for all staff working at the Leamington Spa Laboratory.

This job advertisement refers to an assignment with NHS Test and Trace. The Impellam Group is working in partnership with NHS Test and Trace so you will be employed on a fixed term employment basis with an Employing Agency within the Impellam Group and not directly employed by NHS Test and Trace. Employing Agencies belonging to the Impellam Group include SRG, Medacs, Lorien and Blue Arrow. Contractual employment terms and conditions will be set out by the Employing Agency.

If this role meets your requirements and you hold the relevant level of experience and qualifications, please apply now!