Senior Occupational Health Nurse

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

Job ref: RLS567_1619778344
Published: 18 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Fixed Term Contract

We're currently seeking Warwickshire-based, Senior 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 and exposure to some of the country's most highly skilled individuals in the scientific community.

Your responsibilities:

As a Senior Occupational Nurse you will be working alongside the senior leadership team to implement and manage the occupational health programmes by establishing policies, procedures and generate written reports to management.

As a Senior Occupational Health Nurse it will be your responsibility to maintain medical records as required by UK law and Corporate Occupational Health requirements. You will maintain confidentiality of employee health information and occupational health notes as per statutory and Corporate requirements.

You will be supporting the Line Managers and HR with the case managements of workers including sickness absence and work-related injuries/illnesses and providing support to employees, where appropriate and referring to health professionals.

You will be managing new starter health assessments and maintaining medical records, in line with the cooperate legislation, UK law and occupational health requirements. As well as working with the health and safety team to develop appropriate risk assessments such as DSE maternity and workplace ergonomics and determine first aid requirements.

As a Senior Occupational Nurse you will be assessing, managing and undertaking health surveillance and assessments, to comply with statutory legislation and Corporate Occupational Health requirements. You will also develop, conduct and manage physical and mental health promotion.

When required you will be liaising with GP's physiotherapists or specialist when required.

Your experience:

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

Education:

  • BSc in Nursing and appropriate qualifications to practice in the UK.
  • Occupational Health Nursing Qualification - With a minimum of diploma level Experience
  • Minimum of 3 years clinical nursing experience, with a minimum of 2 years Occupational Health Nursing experience.

Experience:

  • Have previous experience of working as an Occupational Health Worker in a large or mid-sized company or institution.

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!