Occupational Health Nurse - Occupational Health

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust £ 38768.0 - 46124.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 38768.0 - 46124.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
21 Jun 2022
Closes
21 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The OHN will assist and support the Senior Occupational Health Nurse (SOHN) in the establishment of an efficient working environment, making the most effective and efficient use of staff resources.

In addition, the OHN will support the SOHN to implement local initiatives within the OHS; ensure clinics run efficiently and meet the needs of the service user group.

Act as Team Leader coordinating the day-to-day management of the clinical area, delegate duties appropriately whilst maintaining overall responsibility.

Be involved in the development, assessment and implementation of guidelines, protocols and pathways to promote uniformity of provision; act as mentor to junior Nurse Advisors.

Deputise for the SOHN in their absence; assist with line management of junior staff

Attend and participate in departmental and team meetings.

Be involved with managing local projects when required and organise own work and manage own caseload and practice, identifying and maintaining supportive networks for self and other staff members.

Please see attached Job Description for full details.

Person specification

Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • BSc/1st degree (health related) or equivalent qualification/training and experience
  • Evidence of ongoing professional and academic development in relevant area of speciality
  • Registered Nurse on the NMC register
  • SPCHN or working towards
  • Post registration qualification in, or ability to demonstrate relevant Occupational Health experience and competence (including those currently undertaking a formal qualification in this area)


Desirable criteria
  • NEBOSH certificate
  • Management qualification or equivalent experience
  • Mentorship/Teaching Qualification
  • Health Education


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Substantial post registration experience in general nursing
  • Substantial Occupational Health experience
  • Supervision of junior staff


Desirable criteria
  • NHS Occupational Health experience


Skills
Essential criteria
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues including NHS /DH /HSE legislation
  • Ability to assess clients presenting to Occupational Health and to plan and provide specialist advice dependent upon their particular health care need and work related issues
  • Supervisory experience of junior members of a team
  • Ability to be able to decide how best to achieve expected results, whilst acting within clearly defined policies/ procedures and codes of conduct.
  • Proficient IT skills including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to prioritise workload, achieving balance between clinical work and other aspects of the post
  • Ability and willingness to work flexibly according to service needs
  • Awareness of clinical governance and risk management issues
  • Strong motivation to work in the occupational health speciality


Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of travel health advice and immunisations
  • Commercial services Occupational Health provision


Values and Behaviour
Essential criteria
  • Values and Behaviour


Guy's and St Thomas'celebrates, respects and values the diversity of its staff and patients. We review our policies, procedures and practices to ensure that all employees, patients and carers are treated equitable according to their needs. We are actively committed to ensuring that no one who applies for a job, works or study's at the Trust, or accesses our services is discriminated against on the grounds of race, ethnicity, nationality, disability, religion or belief, age, gender identity , gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, or marital/civil partnership.

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

Your e-mail address is important to us -We communicate to all job applicants via the e-mail address which has been provided on the application form. Please ensure that you check your e-mail on a regular basis.

Please apply for this post by clicking "Apply Online Now."

Ref: NM9184

Job Details

Occupational Health Nurse - Occupational Health

London, Greater London, Englandd Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 38768.0 - 46124.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
21 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
21 Jul 2022

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