Occupational Health Advisor

University College London - UCL - Human Resources

Occupational Health & Wellbeing

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. 

UCL’s tremendous success as one of the world’s best universities has enabled significant growth as we continue to recruit and develop the world’s best people. UCL HR enables UCL to attract and retain the remarkable people that make UCL London's Global University. We provide professional advice and services to managers and staff with the objective of maintaining a high quality, diverse, motivated and committed workforce. We are looking for an engaged, positive and motivated professional to join our high performing, customer focussed and friendly Occupational Health and Wellbeing team.

The Occupational Health & Wellbeing team provides professional evidence-based, effective occupational health and wellbeing advice and services to UCL and external clients in order to promote health at work and enhance the cultural and physical environment in which teaching and research activity can operate effectively.

Reporting to directly to a Specialist Practitioner in Occupational Health, the Occupational Health Advisers will conduct screening of professionally regulated students and staff undertaking research in the NHS and undertake routine health surveillance, work and travel related immunisation and health promotion.

Candidates will be NMC registered, with previous occupational health experience, preferably in an NHS or HE environment. You will need excellent evidence based clinical assessment and advisory skills; excellent numeracy, literacy and verbal communication skills and a thorough knowledge of computerised occupational health record keeping systems and Microsoft Office applications. Experience of spirometry, immunisation, and fitness standards for NHS employees is an advantage.

UCL is a dynamic, global university based in one of the most exciting capital cities in the world. Not only does working at UCL offer the opportunity to work with some of the greatest intellects in the world, it also offers competitive terms, conditions and benefits to its staff. 83% of staff would recommend UCL as a good place to work and 86% are proud to work for UCL (source: UCL Staff Engagement Survey 2015). In addition and amongst other things we offer >27 days annual leave and 6 UCL closure days; a comprehensive professional development programme, including mandatory updates for clinical work and revalidation; competitive pension benefits; and, an attractive range of other benefits: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/benefits/employee_benefits.php

UCL vacancy reference : 1598998.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact: Max Hill, Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing max.hill@ucl.ac.uk 020 7679 2802

For all queries regarding the application process, please contact Alison Kenyon, Practice Manager, Occupational Health and Wellbeing alison.kenyon@ucl.ac.uk 020 7679 2802

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: TBC.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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