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Essex Occupational Health Adviser (OHA) United Kingdom via Workplace Doctors on a fixed term / permanent basis

***Grade: Occupational Health Adviser (OHA)
***NMC Registration Required (Nursing & Midwifery Council) Essential
***Speciality: Occupational Health
***Location: Essex United Kingdom
***Duration: Fixed Term / Permanent
***Pay Rate: £Negotiable (dependent on experience £32,000 to £47,500) Annual
***Start Date: Flexible

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Workplace Doctors is working with an established Occupational Health provider looking to expand their team of Occupational Health Advisors in Essex. Our client provides effective service and advice on work related issues and health surveillance programmes.

This is an exciting new opportunity to work for a leading organisation as part of their commitment to look after the health, safety and well-being of their employees. This is a standalone role which necessitates an independent practitioner. The Successful practitioner will form and integral part of the Human Resources Department and will report to the Operations Manager. The successful candidate will be required to be flexible around working hours to service working patterns.

Main duties within this role Include: (guideline only)

***Developing, implementing and managing Occupational Health within the company in accordance with current and relevant legislation
***Creating, maintaining and monitoring health records in accordance with NMC’s Code of Conduct
***Prioritising occupational health service needs
***Providing counselling, support and advice to employees
***Assisting with identifying health hazards relating to their area of work
***Providing occupational health advice to managers and employees
***Advising management of employee’s fitness to work.

Job Content:

Coordinate and provide occupational health screening, which will include, but will not be limited to:

***Dermatological assessments
***Lung function assessments
***Audiometry for noise exposure
***Hand-Arm vibration syndrome
***Musculoskeletal monitoring
***Vision testing
***Drug and alcohol testing
***General health screening (height, weight, blood pressure and cholesterol).

Essential Skills and Experience:

***Candidate must hold the following qualifications - RGN
***Occupational Health Nursing qualification or equivalent (Cert/ Dip/ Degree)
***NMC Part 3 registration desirable or considerable experience in Occupational Health
***Proven experience of delivering Occupational Health Services within medium to large organisations
***Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to draft letters and emails to a high professional standard and report writing to be within best practice standard
***IT Skills in Outlook, Word and Power-point preferred
***Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective and inclusive working relationships with colleagues at all levels
***Appropriate knowledge of safety law and equal opportunities legislation
***Ability to work as effective team member
***A full driving license

This job description is a guide to the duties and responsibilities of the person and is not exhaustive - it should be used as a guideline only. Subject to the needs of the service, the content of the job description for this post is subject to continuous review.

The successful Occupational Health Advisor would be required to maintain excellent client relationships, for this reason successful candidates must be able to organise, prioritise and co-ordinate their workload. Confidence and first-rate communication skills are essential.

Workplace Doctors is a recruitment agency that offers locum, fixed term and permanent medical jobs for doctors, nurses & AHP medical professionals.

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