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Occupational Health Advisor

  • Location:

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Human Resources

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £18526 per annum + £2185 bonus

  • Contact:

    Benjamin

  • Contact email:

    benjamin.worsley@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BMH/25523_1627661897

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    10/09/2021

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

A well-established local transport company is recruiting for an Occupational Health Advisor to join their team on a Part Time basis.

THE ROLE
To provide evidence based occupational health services to staff in a caring and respectful manner while preserving their dignity, making sure there is complete adherence to clinical compliance and regulatory / governance in accordance to all relevant policies, service standards, guidelines and statutory requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES
" Advice - Provide comprehensive, confidential advice to managers, HR and employees and make recommendations on fitness for work/task. Provide access to disability support services where appropriate in accordance with the OH service delivery specification and agreed standards of work
" Assessment & Referral - Undertake health assessments and where appropriate in consultation with line management, refer individual cases to relevant agencies in accordance with the service delivery specification in order to ensure individuals receive the most appropriate level of professional help within the parameters set by the client's OH service standards & objectives
" Health Surveillance - To undertake occupational screening / health surveillance in accordance with health and safety legislation and interpret results and advise accordingly. To refer on for advice and diagnosis from an Occupational Physician if required
" External Agencies - To communicate and work collaboratively with the OH Manager, Seniors/OH Advisers, HR professionals and liaise with external agencies as required to exchange information in support of a proactive and timely approach to case management and health and wellbeing initiatives
" HR & Operational Meetings - attend and contribute effectively to all appropriate HR and relevant meetings as required
" Team working - work collaboratively with the Safety and Occupational Health Service team, internal and external stakeholders as required, supporting colleagues and the overall process to achieve the required culture and performance
" Relationship Management - manage customer and colleague relationships (internally and externally)
" Training - Where required and as guided by the OH Manager, deliver training courses to further develop the knowledge of colleagues around OH related matters. Reporting - Produce an update report on all cases as determined by the service delivery specification
" Project Work - As directed by the OH Manager, work on/contribute to the company's Safety and Occupational Health Service projects to support their successful delivery
" Records - To maintain up to date, confidential, accurate contemporaneous electronic and handwritten records regarding clinical activity on all service users in accordance with OH policies
" Compliance - maintain knowledge of all relevant standards for HR work
" Service Improvement - Make observations and recommendations relating to OH service and practices to the OH Manager so that OH can continuously improve its service and respond to the needs of the business
" Supervision - To actively participate in clinical supervision and receive feedback following any clinical audit in order to ensure fitness to practice, to comply with professional standards and maintain updated competency
" Personal Development - To maintain and develop own knowledge of plans, operations & activities, HR practices and developments. Participate in continuing personal development opportunities to update knowledge specific to the role, including health and safety legislation, to demonstrate appropriate increased knowledge base and ensure self-awareness and enhanced clinical skills
" Decision Making - Provides OH advice and recommendations to Area / FHQ Management teams for decisions to be made in respect of individual cases
PERSON SPECIFICATION
Qualifications and Training:
" Health and Wellbeing qualification is ideal alongside knowledge of the administration, policies and procedures in rela

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