Staff Occupational Health Nurse Adviser

Edge Hill University - Human Resources

Interview Date: Thursday 15 December 2016

Support employee health & wellbeing; as part of our award winning SEQOHS accredited team.

About You

The ideal applicant will have a positive attitude towards the health and well-being of employees and have experience of working within an Occupational Health environment. You will be a self-motivated and pro-active individual who has the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision whilst being a team player who engages in the timely delivery of services.

This role requires effective and sensitive communications with clients, managers and other professionals and you will have strong attention to detail and an ability to work well under pressure. Excellent IT, report writing and case management skills are also essential.

About the Role

As a fully qualified Registered Nurse, with a Diploma in Occupational Health, you will assist in the assessment of staff health & wellbeing needs and will be our lead expert on occupational health & wellbeing in the workplace. You will contribute to the assessment of peoples physiological and/or psychological functioning and provide professional & clinical reports/ recommendations to Managers and staff and where complex cases are presented; make appropriate referrals to the OHS Physician or relevant consultant.

It is imperative that you gain a good understanding of and insight into our environment in order to make the most appropriate recommendations. From time to time you will also give telephone health related advice to managers & staff, administer annual flu immunisations and work with the team on health promotion activities.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

We have excellent facilities within our bespoke Wellbeing Centre and our comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme gives you the opportunity to; have a lunchtime scenic stroll across our beautiful campus, a trim from our onsite hairdresser, car valeting, attend a family focussed event, make an appointment for a massage and get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film on one of our Film Nights. This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” - THE University of the Year 2014/15.

On awarding Edge Hill the University of the Year title for 2014/15, Times Higher Education described it as “a great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year”. The award recognised our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. It also celebrated Edge Hill University’s distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence. We are now seeking to appoint exceptional people to be part of our continuing success story.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for an ambitious and high performing Occupational Health Nurse Adviser.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Sharon Buckley, Head of Health & Wellbeing at

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