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OHA / Occupational Health Advisor - Barrow

Cumbria - Barrow-In-Furness
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Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a qualified Occupational Health Advisor, for our Client, to be based at their client's site in Barrow-in-Furness. This is a part time role, where the successful applicant will be required to work 4 days (30 hours) per week between 8.00am-4.00pm, Monday-Thursday.

The successful individual will be OH qualified and on part 3 of the register.

The successful individual will work alongside 2 other OHAs onsite to deliver the client service, helping to bring success to this contract and the Company.

This is a great opportunity for a qualified individual to expand their skills and experience in a supportive team environment.

The role break down is 90% case management, and 10% Health promotion and mini MOTs.

  • To provide expert, evidence based case management services for referrals relating to attendance, fitness for work and other requests for OH advice.
  • Provide professional, comprehensive and evidence based written reports
  • Provide expert advice in respect of legislative requirements and best practice relating to OH
  • To evaluate the results of medicals and surveillance provided, and ensure that the correct advice in relation to fitness is communicated, escalating where clinically appropriate
  • To provide (where competent) other OH services where required such as vaccinations, travel health services, ergonomic advice, or health promotion for our clients
  • To provide clinical supervision and support other team members where relevant (such as OH Technicians)
  • To maintain valid and up to date registration with the NMC and comply with NMC guidelines in relation to professional issues, clinical supervision and continuous learning and development as a registered nurse


25 Days Holiday, Health Cash Plan, Perkbox

Essential Skills

Registration with NMC Part 3

  • Postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health Degree/Diploma
  • Postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health Degree/Diploma recorded on Part 3 of the NMC register
  • Meticulous written skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communicator with a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Understanding of own competence, how this relates to practice and where to escalate/seek support to ensure safe practice
  • IT literacy and competence
  • Comprehensive understanding of the principles and practice of data protection and confidentiality in OH
  • Excellent knowledge of occupational health and employment legislation
  • Case Management and provision of OH advice
  • General medicals and health surveillance
  • Flexible and hard working
  • Visible commitment to excellence in practice
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work independently and also as part of a team
  • Negotiation and motivational skills, ability to accept and deliver constructive feedback

Desired Skills

Msc qualification in OH related field

  • Dual RN/RMN qualification
  • Ability to present
  • Teaching and training ability
  • Advanced IT skills
  • Knowledge of OH service delivery in a wide range of settings
  • Practice Teaching/Mentoring of OH students
  • Management of OH teams
  • Administration of vaccinations and travel health services
  • Advanced ergonomic advice


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