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Occupational Health Advisor

Job Description

Occupational Health Advisor


£26,300 - £35,200 pro rata

Flexible hours

We are looking for a very experienced Occupational Health Advisor to join a leading private company in the Oxfordshire area. Ideally you will from a corporate background who can hit the ground running and will be confident in a fast paced environment.

You will be delivering a wide range of Occupational Health Services to the entire workforce as part of the Company's strategic approach to Health & Wellbeing.

Your role will include;

  • Carrying out pre-placement health questionnaires
  • Assessing and treating employees who are injured or become ill at work
  • Providing counselling and support to workers from a clinical perspective
  • Developing health promotion and wellbeing activities as required
  • Advising on health and safety issues in conjunction with the Health, Safety and Environment Officer and line managers
  • Carrying out risk assessments
  • Maintaining and analysing employee health records and statistics
  • To undertake vaccinations and flu jabs as and when required
  • To undertake appointment administration and keep up to date records and manage the follow-up process for health surveillance and referrals
  • Work with the HR Department to proactively manage long term health issues
  • Liaise with our external Consultant Occupational Physician in the management of more complex or long term matters that require Doctor and/or Specialist intervention
  • You will work as part of a team of health and safety experts to ensure a collective and collaborative approach to staff health and wellbeing
  • You will attend periodic workshops with the Williams healthcare practitioners in order to discuss case studies, ensure best possible care provision and contribute to CPD
  • The ability to work collaboratively with multiple steak holders

Experience and Qualifications required;

  • As a qualified Occupational Health Advisor, you will be expected to keep your nursing skills and knowledge of health and safety legislation up-to-date throughout your career.
  • You must also renew your professional registration with the NMC every year.

Essential Requirements

  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds
  • Assertiveness to make sure instructions on health and safety issues are carried out
  • The ability to promote health and wellbeing
  • Good powers of observation, with the ability to deal with health and safety risks as they arise
  • The ability to remain calm and think clearly in an emergency
  • Awareness of issues surrounding confidentiality and data protection
  • The confidence to use your initiative and make decisions
  • The ability to work in a team
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Certificate in Counselling Skills (Desirable)
  • National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) General Certificate (Desirable)

Staff Development & Training

  • Implement the company Health and Wellbeing Strategy which incorporate Health & Safety, Absence Management, Alcohol & Substance misuse polices etc.

For more information and or to apply please call Lydia Robinson on 01489 774207 and or email