Occupational Health Support Officer

Pin icon NG5 Nottingham
Pound Sterling icon Grade 4: £29,269 - £31,364
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 21 May 2024
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This Fire and Rescue Service in Nottinghamshire is seeking a dedicated individual to join their Occupational Health Department.


Occupational Health Support Officer
Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 8PP

  • Full time, permanent
  • 37 hours (Monday – Friday)
  • Grade 4: £29,269 - £31,364

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

As an Occupational Health Support Officer you will be responsible for undertaking health checks and medical screenings of employees as well as participating in health promotion activities. You will be at the centre of ensuring that their employees remain healthy and ready to serve the communities of Nottinghamshire.


Key responsibilities:

  • Undertake basic health screenings and carry out health surveillance referring employees to other services where appropriate
  • Participate in health promotion activities
  • Maintain accurate employee medical records in line with applicable legislation or GDPR
  • Assist with general administrative work such as booking appointments and dealing with telephone queries
  • Undertake routine pre-employment health screening of potential employees

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Have a recognised occupational health technician qualification or have equivalent work experience within an occupational health environment.
  • Training in occupational health surveillance equipment and experience in conducting health assessments.
  • Experience in general administrative duties with the ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • A strong level of IT skills, with specific working knowledge of databases and Microsoft Office packages.
  • Knowledge of good health and fitness practices with the ability to provide advice on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Benefits:

  • Agile Working – they 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 – they are family friendly and are open to considering different working patterns which help you provide a better service to the community while supporting your home life. They are also open to part time working
  • Annual Leave - 23 days of annual leave with an extra three concessionary days, plus bank holidays and a Christmas concessionary day
  • Health and Wellbeing - as a service they provide a wide range of Health and Wellbeing support to all 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: Friday 21st 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.