Occupational Health Adviser

North Yorkshire
£34,788 - £38,813
26 Sep 2019
20 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full time

North Yorkshire County Council’s Health and Wellbeing Service is a small, specialist practitioner team of qualified Occupational Health Advisers, led by the Senior Occupational Health Adviser who reports to the Health and Wellbeing Manager. This high-performing team oversees the delivery of occupational health services, health promotion activity and health surveillance programmes to managers and staff across the Council, plus Schools & Academies and external contracts. As an Occupational Health Adviser a critical element to the role is the effective liaison with multidisciplinary teams internally. 

North Yorkshire County Council has a workforce exceeding 20,000 people so you will also be involved in the development and delivery of public health initiatives across the county, working alongside your line manager and public health consultants. As the Health and Wellbeing team delivers both internally and externally you will be able to have a real impact in leading the delivery of a first rate Occupational Health service to our employees as well as with external organisations. 

If you are looking for that unique opportunity to prove what can be achieved when working alongside a team of dedicated professionals and experts then we are interested in hearing from you. You will enjoy working closely alongside experienced colleagues to deliver and maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction and service delivery. 

We are looking for a strong candidate with a proven track record of working to the highest of standards, clinically and operationally, and who is passionate about the benefits proactive occupational health can bring to organisations. 

The ideal candidate will be an OH qualified Registered General Nurse or a Registered Occupational Health Nurse (Degree or Diploma), possessing excellent communication skills. You will be customer, performance and solution focused  and you will be able to evidence commercial awareness. In particular, a strong knowledge and experience of how the practicality and effectiveness of Occupational Health advice impacts in realising outcomes e.g. effective attendance management process.

For those who are looking to embrace this challenge, this is a rewarding opportunity in which you will have the opportunity to develop both knowledge and skills delivering services internally and to external partners. We can also offer you a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working, excellent pension scheme, salary sacrifice schemes including: car, cycle, technology and childcare schemes, as well as retail and leisure discounts. 

Please note that due to the nature of this role you must be able to drive. 

This role is available full or part time and we are interested in applications ranging from five to three days. 

For more information about this role and an informal discussion please contact Anna Rea, Health and Wellbeing Manager Tel: 01609 79 8149 or email anna.rea@northyorks.gov.uk 

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NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies. 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

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