Occupational Health Adviser

Salary £22 - £24 per hour
Must be experienced in complex case management

Overall Purpose: To provide a comprehensive clinical led occupational health service to all council employees including school based employees. This will cover assisting the council in managing attendance, carrying out management referrals, pre placement assessments; undertaking health surveillance; developing health screening programmes; health promotion activities; training and general guidance on occupational health matters. 

Provide advice and guidance on occupational health matters.

Assist the council in managing attendance at work.

Promote and support employee’s wellbeing with proactive measures.

To effectively manage a demanding complex caseload and ensure referrals are progressed in a prompt and efficient manner.

Assessment of complex pre placement health and medical forms, face to face, telephone and paper based.

Coordinates the health surveillance programme; including independently performing the assessments, analyzing the results and appropriate feedback to managers i.e. Audiometry, skin assessments etc.

Correlate anonymous statistical data on the health surveillance results to identify any areas of concern and report these to the OH Manager/Senior OH Specialist Practitioner.

Liaise and work closely with Human Resources and Safety Services in developing and promoting employee wellbeing.

Promote partnership working by developing links with general practitioners and other appropriate agencies.

Work with Safety Services in the undertaking of health related workplace assessments.

Assist in the development and promotion of Policy, OH Procedures and guidance.

Assist in the development of Occupational Health Intranet.

Undertake project work as required and directed by the Occupational Health Manager.

In this role you are required to speak English with sufficient fluency to effectively perform your duties, as required by Section 42 of the Immigration Act 2016.

The above principal accountabilities are not exhaustive and may vary without changing the character of the job or level of responsibility.