Occupational Health Nurse/Advisor

Pendennis is looking to recruit a qualified Occupational Health Nurse/Advisor to join the Pendennis team and provide the full OH remit including sound professional advice and guidance, and to work alongside HR, H&S, and line managers to help ensure our legal obligations are met and to support holistic wellbeing at work.

The main job role:
• Undertaking baselines and ongoing health surveillance
• Providing occupational health advice and guidance based on legislative requirements and sound work experience ideally in a similar field
• Return to work assessments and management of phased returns where appropriate

The role will also include:
• Identifying early signs of possible (work related) health issues and preventing any escalation
• Sickness absence management
• Working closely with individuals, line managers and H&S to ensure legislation is accurately interpreted and addressed and that chronic health conditions are managed to ensure all staff’s health and safety
• Being involved with staff committees and attending meetings relevant to the OH role e.g. Link Team
• Delivering Toolbox Talks
• Face fitting
• Organising clinics for the visiting OH Physician referring individuals in a timely manner
• Sign posting to specialist external resources
• Assisting with risk assessment and risk management activities
• Initiating and assisting with the implementation of Health promotion initiatives working closely with external agencies
Skills and Experience required/desired
• RGN Qualified with an OH qualification Ideally Part 3 registered. (Consideration may be given to experienced Nurse Practitioners keen to undertake the OH degree.)
• Proven nursing experience in an occupational health environment in a medium/large organisation
• Experience of conducting all usual routine health surveillance particularly qualified to undertake HAVS (up to and including Tier III), Spirometry and Audiometry.
• Skilled report writing
• Ability to work autonomously and organise delivery of service with some admin support
• Up to date knowledge of legislation particularly relevant to OH

To apply please email a CV and cover letter to: personnel@pendennis.com
The closing date for this role is Friday 20th August 2021.

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If you would like to be considered for current vacancies please post your CV and covering letter to: Personnel, Pendennis Shipyard Ltd., The Docks, Falmouth, TR11 4NR, email personnel@pendennis.com or complete the online form below (for further information about our data collection policies please view our ‘Legals’ page).
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