Role: Occupational Health Advisor
Salary: Up to £40,000 DOE
Location: Bury St Edmunds (Home based covering surrounding areas)
Our client is committed to improving the effectiveness of their clients by delivering innovative solutions. They help organisations to achieve their full potential through their people.
The Occupational Health Advisor will deliver and maintain the highest standards of healthcare in line with company standards while ensuring the client’s expectations are delivered. The role will be a mix of both telephone and face to face assessments, including a wide range of Health Surveillance and Fitness for Work Assessments.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Clinical Governance & Practice
Comply with the company clinical governance at all times.
Ensure all clinical practices are ethical, appropriate and evidence based.
All forms used are approved through the company’s clinical & quality governance.
To assist in preventive strategies to promote a safe and healthy working environment.
To provide professional effective advice to managers on the management of absence, rehabilitation and re-deployment and to take a key role in case management decision-making.
To keep complete health records for clients that provide an accurate account of advice, decisions made, care delivery and information shared as required by the NMC Code of professional conduct and statutory requirements.
To provide an assessment and advice to line managers on an applicant’s fitness for post and any reasonable adjustments that may be required.
Customer satisfaction & perception
Adhere to the company customer standards and code of conduct
Proactive and engaged service is delivered at all times, always seeking the opportunity to exceed expectations
Inform line manager of any restraints which may adversely affect the level of service provision.
Graciously receive all positive, negative and constructive feedback
Ensure you work effectively in order to deliver customer KPIs consistently
Support the Senior OHA in developing the service, identifying opportunities, needs and implement changes in practice as appropriate.
Flexibility & Adaptability
Respond positively to changing conditions and unexpected obstacle
Demonstrates proactive planning
Take personal ownership to maintain professional knowledge and competence, by reading relevant legislation, professional journals, active membership of professional organisations, research and development, and attending appropriate study days and courses.
To deliver care based on current evidence, best practice and, where applicable, validated available research. To maintain your own PREP portfolio.
All duties must be carried out in accordance with occupational Health Service policies and procedures, Partners policies and procedures and with particular regard to confidentiality and the Data Protection Act 1998.
Comply with NMC and Duty of Care principles in relation to confidentiality.
To ensure that Occupational Health records are stored safely and confidentially both during and after employment.
Health & Safety
To be aware of the responsibility of all employees to maintain a safe and healthy environment for patients visitors and staff.
Listen sensitively, make well-informed decisions.
Communicate clearly and effectively at all levels and to multiple/diverse service users.
Communicate effectively and shares knowledge, skill and expertise with other team members.
Produce reports that are impartial, well-structured in line with company guidance, timely and appropriate.
The successful candidate:
Will be an experienced Occupational Health Advisor, or an RGN with OHN qualification with at least 2 years occupational health experience.
Glu Recruit are an equal opportunities employer.