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Occupational Health Adviser - AD2304MR

University of St Andrews - Environmental, Health and Safety Services

Location: St Andrews
Salary: £34,304 to £40,927
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th October 2021
Closes: 1st November 2021
Job Ref: 315608

Start: As soon as possible.

Are you looking for a new challenge?

The University of St Andrews are looking to expand our current multidisciplinary team consisting of an Occupational Health Manager, an Occupational Health Technician & Wellbeing Adviser, a Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapist, and a dedicated Administrator, with an additional Grade 6 Occupational Health Adviser.

The purpose of the expansion is to help us deliver our excellent standard of care and to further develop the service. We are looking to commence working our way toward achieving SEQOHS Accreditation.

The successful candidate would be a Registered General Nurse with the Occupational Health Degree and on Part Three of the Specialist Register. We are looking for someone with experience working within an Occupational Health setting. Experience in complex case management and the ability to play a key role within the team in supporting our staff. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and tools to develop a positive, balanced approach to improving and maintaining staff health and wellbeing.

We are looking for a person, who is flexible and motivated in helping us achieve our aim of excellence, in an inclusive environment. The successful candidate would be able to build relationships based on trust and confidentiality, work in an environment of cooperation and collaboration, as well as having excellent communication, both written and verbal. You would be proficient in report writing, providing advice to the relevant Managers and staff. We would expect you to embrace technology and support systems for the Department.

You should have experience working in a challenging and demanding environment, be self-motivated and able to work autonomously. Have a focus on improving attendance, promoting mental, physical, and emotional health and wellbeing. The successful candidate would also be expected to use the appropriate clinical assessment tools to deliver meaningful health interventions.

In return you will be working in a supportive and rewarding department with excellent opportunities to develop your own career. Although this is a full time post we will be happy to discuss flexible working hours.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through accreditation (Athena SWAN; Carer Positive; Stonewall, LGBT and Race Charters), as listed on:

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Further information can be found at

Closing Date: 1 November 2021.

We encourage applicants to apply online at, however if you are unable to do this, please call +44 (0)1334 462571 for an application pack.

Please quote ref: AD2304MR

The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland (No SC013532).

Further Particulars: AD2304MR FPs.doc

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