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OHA / Occupational Health Advisor - Preston

Lancashire - Preston
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Our leading and supportive client is currently recruiting for a qualified Occupational Health Advisor to join their team based at their client's site in Preston.

This is a full time role, where the successful applicant will be required to work between 7.30am to 6.00pm Monday to Thursday and Friday a 4.00pm finish.

The successful individual will work as part of a team to deliver an exceptional OH service to our client and help bring success to this contract and the Company.

This role will involve a range of activities including health surveillance and fitness assessments as well as delivering health and wellbeing promotion and undertaking case management.

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

  • 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
  • You should be proficient in the provision of:
    • Spirometry
    • Audiometry
    • General Medicals
    • Drug and Alcohol screening
    • Case Management
    • Fitness for role assessment


25 days Holiday, Health Cash Plan, Perkbox.

Occupational Health Advisor | Occupational Health | OH Advisor | Nursing | Medical | Health | Interpersonal | Assessment | Administration | NMC | Case Management

Essential Skills

  • Registration with NMC Part 3
  • OH Qualified
  • Case Management experience
  • Experience of Health screening/surveillance
  • Evidence of an up to date knowledge base of professional and specialist issues
  • Sound educational background, including a good standard of numeracy and written English
  • Have good report writing skills
  • Experience in Drug and Alcohol testing
  • Have the ability to work effectively independently and also within a team framework
  • Be IT literate
  • Demonstrate a self-motivated and proactive approach to work
  • Understand and support a flexible approach to team working
  • Have the ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Be able to communicate at all levels

Desired Skills

  • Awareness of delivering health promotion programs
  • Offering simple treatments and some previous evidence of teaching in small groups

Please contact Gel Resourcing / Gel OH - 01323 332355


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