Job Description

Occupational Health Advisor

Locations:      Home based and covering an eastern region comprising Essex

and Hertfordshire

Job Type        Permanent Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Education:     Registered Nurse & Registered Specialist Community Public

Health Nurse (OH)

£3,600 welcome bonus included and will be paid to the successfully appointed candidate (T&C's apply)

The Occupational Health Service at Ramsay Health Care UK is in-house and nurse led providing a comprehensive service to approximately 5000 employees plus bank staff and accredited healthcare practitioners. We are seeking to appoint a qualified Occupational Health Advisor (OHA) with extensive experience in occupational health provision in the health care sector.

The successful applicant will be suitably qualified, preferably to degree level, and must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Nurse and Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Occupational Health).  Candidates should have excellent IT and communication skills and be comfortable interacting at all levels from director to employee.

The applicant will work as part of a small team of 5 OHAs and 3 Support Staff and will report to the OH Manager.  Managing their own work and diaries, they will undertake a range of duties within their defined geographical region, including coordinating Occupational Health Link Nurses activities and working closely with a central On-boarding Team local Human Resource coordinators.  

The role includes pre-placement screening, health surveillance, case management and post exposure management of medical sharps injuries. The successful candidate will contribute to the development and review of occupational health policies, clinical audit of OH processes, audit of management of health risks, investigation of work-related ill-health on site and supporting the Flu vaccination campaign. 

The candidate will be home based and will be required to undertake regular travel to Ramsay facilities in Essex and Hertfordshire, as well as attend meetings in our central offices in Bedford and London.  A full UK driving license is essential.

Ramsay Health Care UK

Ramsay Health Care UK is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England. Ramsay has a network of 40 sites located around the UK providing a wide and comprehensive range of clinical specialties including orthopaedics and general surgery, cancer therapy, outpatient and diagnostic services. Ramsay is part of a global hospital group operating 116 hospitals and day surgery facilities across Australia, the United Kingdom, France and Indonesia.

An offer of employment will be subject to the satisfactory receipt of an Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Criminal Records Bureau.

We care.

It’s more than what we do, it’s who we are. Everything we do is about striving to deliver the best care. And it's a belief that's as true today as it was when we welcomed our first patients in 1964.

“The Ramsay Way” culture recognises that our people are our most important asset and this has been key to our ongoing success.

We are proud to support the UK’s Armed Forces and Reservists and have already achieved the Silver Award as part of the MOD’s Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme. The scheme recognises employers who actively support Defence while encouraging other organisations to adopt the same behaviours in their workplace. As a company we are committed to supporting the wider Armed Forces community and this includes our staff as well as our patients.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to background and DBS checks.

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