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Occupational Health Adviser South London (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: South London 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 looking for an experienced Occupational Health Advisor on a full or part-time basis join a multi-disciplinary team for our client’s clinic in South London. The role will also involve travel to surrounding area of South London. The post will be working 3, 4 or 5 days per week.  The successful candidate will be responsible for pro-active Sickness Absence Management of short and long-term absence cases, both face to face and via telephone consultations.     

Working as an Occupational Health Advisor will involve:

  • Advising on phased return to work programmes.
  • Conducting Health Assessments, reporting on the outcomes within agreed timescales, policies and procedures and NMC guidelines.
  • Managing Health Records ensuring safe storage, security and confidentiality of all OH records, at all times complying with relevant legislation and good practice.
  • Produces management reports as required.
  • Actively promotes fitness for work, both preventative and rehabilitative, raising the profile of OH amongst all levels of employees and management.
  • Supports the Businesses in reducing absence and improving their people potential at all times.
  • Provides clear pragmatic advice to clients and employees that adds value to their decision making
  • Seeks continuous improvement in the service provided, identifying opportunities to develop the function and proposing improvements and suggestions for continuous improvement.
  • Attending meetings with client HR and Health and Safety teams


The ideal candidate will have the following:


  • Registered General Nurse
  • Hold a valid NMC Pin
  • Hold or be working towards an Occupational Health Qualification, either certificate, degree or diploma
  • Have experience of working with an Occupational Health role, preferably as an advisor
  • Effective Report Writing Skills
  • Excellent Communication skills


The benefits package includes:


  • Pension Scheme
  • Health Scheme
  • Life Insurance Scheme
  • 33 Days Leave Including Bank Holidays pro-rata for part-time hours
  • Mileage Contributions


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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Call us today on +44 (0)1234 889213 to discuss this vacancy or email your CV with your NMC registration to  You are able to apply online (see below)