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Job summary

Main area
Occupational Health
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
270-TD431-CORP
Employer
Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Dryland Block, St Mary's Hospital
Town
Kettering
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 pa pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
18/08/2022 23:59

Employer heading

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Occupational Health Nurse

Band 5

Job overview

As part of the Trust’s approach to staff health and wellbeing, we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Nurse to work in the Occupational Health Department as an Occupational Health Clinic Nurse.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder, under the supervision of senior colleagues, will have day to day responsibility for a designated case load and will be expected, to provide employees within this group with a comprehensive and confidential OH service which will include Occupational Health surveillance, screening and immunisation service.

The ability to recognise the need to refer on to an OH Specialist, is an essential requirement of this post. Although the Occupational Health department’s base is at St. Marys Hospital in Kettering, the post holder will be expected to work within any NHFT premises across Northamptonshire, therefore the applicant will need to be able to transfer flexibly between workplaces, as necessary, to meet service requirements.

Working for our organisation

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools. We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

 

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the ‘About You’ Section of the document.

 

Person specification

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience of giving injections and venepuncture

NMC level one registration

Essential criteria
  • NMC level one registration
  • Minimum of 2 years post registration experience in nursing
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge & understanding of the causes of occupational diseases and ill health that may arise from the working environment
  • NHS experience in Occupational Health

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyDisability confident employerCare quality commission - OutstandingWorkplace Wellbeing Charter LogoStep into health

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Lynda Wiggins
Job title
Head of Occupational Health
Email address
lynda.wiggins@nhft.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01536 452334
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