Occupational Health Advisor - London

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Pulse is extremely interested in recruiting an enthusiastic and self-aware Occupational Health Advisor to work duration of six months at UCLH - full time hours from Monday till Friday.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic established Occupational Health and well being team. Pay rates will be negotiable for a band 7 preferably however will consider a band 6 OHA.

What Pulse can offer you?

  • Rewarding – competitive pay rates and bonuses up to £250 for recommending your friends*
  • Reliable – daily payroll with a range of payment options; PAYE, PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • Easy – convenient online recruitment process
  • Supportive – free revalidation support and on-going training
  • 24/7 – contact the dedicated team at any time
  • Complete – a first class service from the UK’s leading nursing agency

Main Responsibilities:

Take a leadership role within the team while maintaining a team based approach to operational activities.

Promote and participate in the implementation of the UCLH Occupational Health strategy and maintain an awareness of broader nursing issues:

(a) Reviewing nursing practice and proposing changes based on evidence/research and best practice;

(b) Develop and implement audits quality and risk management initiatives in consultation with customers, clients and specialist advisers.

Organise and participate in occupational health programmes and teach, act as facilitator/mentor/preceptor as required.

Promote and maintain open and effective communication between managers, users of the service (clients) and colleagues while respecting the boundaries of confidentiality.

Key Results Areas

  • Promote and maintain health, safety and wellbeing of UCLH staff byensuring own and others’ knowledge of relevant local / national policies and procedures, evidence and guidance and that these are adhered to.
  • Work according to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and relevant professional standards and guidelines including maintenance of confidentiality.
  • Promote healthy and safe working practices in all consultations and interactions within the trust and externally.
  • Work in partnership with key stake holders e.g. Health and Safety, Manual Handling, Physiotherapy, Employee Relations and other key partners to address people’s health in relation to their work and providing advice and guidance which is based on best practice and evidence.
  • Be an expert in the provision of workplace health and wellbeing advice and refer to other practitioners e.g. Staff Psychological and Welfare Service, Consultant in Occupational Medicine when risks and needs are beyond own competence and scope of practice
  • Support clients (UCLH staff and/or clients purchasing a service via Service Level Agreement) by providing expert Occupational Health advice and support whilst considering the business needs of the trust.
  • Monitor and review the effectiveness of services by the use of audit, reflective practice and client feedback. Ensure that practice is improved and monitored in response to this information.

If you’re interested in perusing a new, exciting and beneficial role within your specialty, or would like to find out more about Pulse and what we could offer you, please apply below and we will be in touch to discuss.

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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