Occupational Health Advisor

Posted 15 July 2022
Salary Negotiable
Contact NameGary Watt

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Occupational Health Advisor on a temporary basis. The position will be based in London. For further information about this position please apply.

Job description

An opportunity has arisen within Dounreay for an Occupational Health Advisor to provide an occupational health service to Dounreay and external customers. The job holder will be responsible for delivery of occupational health support and appropriate responses to arising occupational health queries.

Key responsibilities

The job holder will:

Deliver treatment services, including counselling and the management of those taken ill, injured or contaminated at work

Undertake and advise on workplace assessments with regard to OH issues, e.g. manual handling, DSE and rehabilitation

Provide monthly reports to management on occupational injuries and ill health

Liaise with managers and HR with regard to sickness absence and advise on prompt and appropriate intervention

Advise management and employees on fitness for work, health education and other health related topics

Advise on, deliver and maintain records for statutory and non-statutory health screening and surveillance

Train employees in prevention of occupational illness/injury and first aid for specific industrial hazards

Manage departmental equipment and supplies

Manage respirator fit testing process liaising with RPE manager

Manage the immunisation process

Provide on call cover

Coordinate department resource

Perform the responsibilities of management appointments relevant to post

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.