Principal Specialist Practitioner In Occupational Health and Wellbeing

University College London - UCL - Human Resources - Occupational Health & Wellbeing

UCL - Human Resources

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 9. The salary range will be £54,240 - £58,978 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

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. It is SEQOHS accredited.

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.

Reporting to the Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing, the Principal Specialist Practitioner in Occupational Health will lead a clinical team of six; three specialist practitioners and three occupational health advisors. An exciting new role to support an expanding service, the post holder will work closer with the head of Occupational health and Wellbeing, leading and managing the nursing team so they are able to meet the needs of the organisation. The post holder will lead on clinical practices and procedures for the clinical team, including the delivery of case management, health surveillance, health promotion and wellbeing initiatives, and will be expected to be involved in special projects and working groups.

You will be on part 3 of the NMC register, with relevant post registration experience. You will need; a detailed knowledge of all aspects of Occupational Health & Wellbeing service provision, extensive experience of an NHS or HE or equivalent occupational health environment; experience of managing teams; excellent evidence based clinical assessment and advisory skills, excellent numeracy, literacy and verbal communication skills; excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication, and problem solving skills; experience of computerised occupational health record keeping systems and Microsoft office applications.

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 : 1599059.

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

Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the Person Specification as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria. 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.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: Week commencing 12th December.

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

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.