Treatment & Occupational Health Screening Nurse

Appoint Group Recruitment
30000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual
31 Aug 2017
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Treatment & Occupational Health Screening Nurse

GBP30,000 to GBP32,000 per annum


Full Time

We are looking for a Treatment and Occupational Health Screening Nurse to join one of the UKs largest Occupational Health providers.

Successful applicants will be an integral part of the team, providing a compassionate, professional clinical service that is instrumental in the quality of care our clients receive.

We are SEQOHS accredited supported by strong corporate values and a passion for excellent customer service. We are committed to training and developing our employees with a view to career progression within the Company.

The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 7.5 hours per day between 8.00am and 5.30pm.

Applicants will be registered nurses, ideally with A&E and other acute/practice experience, and will receive the necessary training to fulfil the Occupational Health aspects of the role.

The position will require you to provide a professional service in carrying out a range of duties as outlined below.

Main duties of the role include:

* To provide professional advice, support, and guidance to the client and wider multidisciplinary team.
* To assess new clients presenting to Occupational Health providing sound clinical advice and treatment
* To assess individual's fitness to work for the appropriate job role in line with Company policies and guidelines. Issuing appropriate fitness certificates to the line manager, client and file copy
* To provide clinical assessment of clients presenting with minor illness and injury
* To provide health surveillance in accordance with current legislation, undertake a wider range of clinical activities by ensuring appropriate training, updating, and monitoring of relevant training programmes. In line with company policies and guidelines
* To write letters to GP/Specialists in line with the Access to Medical Reports and Data Protection Act
* To support the OH Manager to advise, monitor and assess the clinical practice of the OH team
* To respond to Client/Manager's requests for support/information on the working environment
* To provide competent treatment/referral of clients under company guidelines and PGDs
* To maintain appropriate records in line with departmental protocols on record keeping
* To ensure clinical assessment skills are maintained in line with best practice
* To provide clinical support and cover to all Peripatetic Occupational Health Clinics managed within the contract
* To provide clinical support to the first aid provision on site
* Prioritise and manage the clinical caseload generated by the various clients
* To deliver health and wellbeing initiatives

Essential Requirements:

* Be a registered nurse with NMC Part 1
* Have a solid educational background including a good standard of numeracy and written English
* Be able to evidence up to date professional knowledge
* Be able to prioritise and manage their time effectively
* Have the ability to work confidently and independently whilst operating within a team framework
* Be able to demonstrate a self-motivated and proactive approach to work
* Demonstrate good IT literate
* Have experience within an A&E and/or an acute/practice area
* Able to prioritise own workload and manage own time, self-motivated and capable of working flexibly and to strict deadlines
* To have at least five years nursing work history

Desirable Requirements:

It is desirable for nurses to have experience in the following areas, however, training can be provided:

* Audiometry
* Spirometry
* Skin assessments
* Fitness for work medicals
* Pre-placement questionnaires

For more information and or to apply please call Lydia Robinson on [... Click Apply...]and or email [... Click Apply...]