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Occupational Health Screening Nurse

University of Leicester - Human Resources

Location: Leicester
Salary: £28,756 to £33,309 per annum (pro-rata). Grade 6
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 30th September 2021
Closes: 24th October 2021
Job Ref: 3900

Vacancy terms: Part time (0.6 FTE), permanent

Hours per week: 22.5

Advert closes midnight on: 24 Oct 2021

About the role

Are you looking for a new challenge? The University of Leicester are looking for an Occupational Health Screening Nurse to join our expanding Nurse led, Occupational Health and Wellbeing team.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing, proactive team within an extremely varied and interesting work environment. The post would be ideal for someone with some OH experience looking to widen their remit and gain experience across all aspects of Occupational Health practice. The role involves the full remit of health surveillance across some very diverse environments, including archaeologists, engineers, lab technicians and gardeners, as well as running vaccination clinics and fitness to work assessments. There is also the opportunity to undertake and develop case management skills and opportunities to get involved in health promotion events, whilst working with the full support of an experienced Occupational Health Manager and Physician.

You will work from our brand new staff health and wellbeing building on the main University campus.

About you

You will have experience as a registered nurse and experience of working in Occupational Health, undertaking spirometry and vaccination clinics. Additional training will be provided for the right candidate. You need to be IT confident with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, organised, good at problem solving, highly motivated and have a keen interest in workplace health, safety and wellbeing.

Additional information

Please contact Cathy Howells, OH Manager, for an informal chat if you would like further information on 07766998342

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 because the appointee will have substantial access to young people and/or vulnerable adults. Therefore, an appointment to this post will be subject to checking and appropriate clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The successful applicant for this post will, therefore, be required to give consent for the University to check with the DBS for the existence and content of any criminal record in the form of an Enhanced - Adult Barred Disclosure. Information received from the DBS and the police will be kept in strict confidence and will be destroyed once the University is satisfied in this regard.

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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