Occupational Health and Fitness Manager

Pin icon NG5 Nottingham
Pound Sterling icon Grade 8: £48,474 - £52,530
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 24 days ago
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This Fire and Rescue Service in Nottinghamshire is looking for a qualified and experienced Occupational Health Professional to manage their OH team.

Occupational Health and Fitness Manager
Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 8PP

  • Full time, permanent
  • 37 hours (Monday – Friday)
  • Grade 8: £48,474 - £52,530

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

This pivotal role offers the chance for the successful post holder to contribute to ensure that this workforce has a healthy and fit workforce to ensure it can continue to provide an excellent service to Nottinghamshire. The role will offer the chance for the post holder to work in a dynamic team environment where innovation and the development of the OH service will be key priorities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead Occupational Health to meet high standards and targets and supervise the OH team ensuring that that all opportunities for development are taken.
  • Conduct medicals, health screenings and consultations while ensuring compliance with relevant legislation.
  • Maintain secure, accurate and relevant medical records.
  • Develop and implement policies and strategies to enhance the health and fitness of NFRS employees.
  • Help to coordinate training programmes.
  • Manage OH budgets and coordinate the use of contractors.

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Registered nurse and be a qualified OH Advisor (part 3 NMC) specialist practitioner or equivalent
  • Substantial experience of delivering OH services, health screenings, case management and promoting wellbeing
  • Experience of managing staff and providing training and briefings to a range of audiences


  • Agile Working – We are very proud to offer employees the ability to mix office working with working from home to provide flexibility to help with your work life balance
  • Flexibility – We are family friendly and are open to considering different working patterns which help you provide a better service to our community while supporting your home life. We are also open to part time working
  • Annual Leave - 24 days of annual leave with an extra three concessionary days, plus bank holidays and a Christmas concessionary day
  • Health and Wellbeing -  As a Service we provide a wide range of Health and Wellbeing support to all our employees which includes a membership to Bupa and a dedicated Occupational Health team who are there to support you. Also, all employees receive free access to a gym
  • Blue Light Card enabling discounts on shopping and eating out
  • Development – You will have access to both formal and informal professional development opportunities which will help you advance your career
  • Pension – Access to a public service defined benefit pension scheme

If you feel you have the skills and experience our client is looking for and want to play an integral part in keeping Nottinghamshire communities safe, then the service look forward to hearing from you!

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and you will be directed to the company website where you will be able to submit an application form.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Closing Date: Sunday 9th June 2024

Interview Date: Thursday 20th June 2024

The Fire & Rescue Service in Nottinghamshire is proud to be an equal opportunities and ‘Disability Confident’ employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. They welcome applications from all communities and particularly those who are currently under-represented in the workforce.

This service is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and or neglect and operates a safer recruitment process.

The successful candidate will be subject to a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check and a Police Vetting check. Applicants must have had 3 years continuous residency in the UK to be eligible for a Police Vetting check.

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Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of application forms.

Other suitable skills and experience include Occupational Health Technician, Health and Safety Officer, Wellness Coordinator, Employee Health Specialist, Health Screening, Occupational Health Support Officer, Wellbeing Officer, Corporate Health Officer.