Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner

Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner Back to search

Launceston Cornwall

Based at our Launceston site, you will you will provide a comprehensive Occupational Health service to employees of the group company based in Launceston..

Key Accountabilities will include:
Case Management;
        To assess and manage referrals from Personnel, Managers and Colleagues who self-refer
        To assess staff following work related accidents and as requested by the Health & safety Adviser.
        To support HR and Management with Long Term Sickness absence and fitness to work assessments.
        To advise on rehabilitation programs and monitor workplace temporary restrictions.
Post-employment health screening and baseline health surveillance.
To manage the Health Surveillance Program, including Skin, lung function and Audiometry.
To undertake workplace fitness to work and Functional assessments ie: Fork Lift Truck, Confined Space, Night workers assessment and working at heights.
To work closey with the Health and Safety Manager in line with Samworth Brother Group Directives.
Health promotion in line with Public Health England and Company requirements.
Providing Occupational Health advice as required.
Carrying out workplace assessments as requested.
Maintaining Occupational Health calendar/diary
Maintaining confidential and up-to-date health records in line with current legislation
To monitor and manage Occupational Health forms and administration
Improving procedures and processes in line with the Samworth Brother Group Directive.
Working with the Personnel team in support of the wellbeing agenda
Key Skills and Training Required:

Occupational Health Nursing diploma/Degree or equivalent,or Registered Nurse
Experience of working within the food manufacturing industry (advantageous)
Wide and varied knowledge and understanding of Occupational Health related issues including legislation and guidance documentation
Knowledge and experience of assessing medical issues and their relationship to the workplace
Be able to prioritise workload and use experience and initiative to refer complex cases for further medical or Occupational Physician assessments.
Ability to carry out workplace assessments in with Health and Safety Legislation and good practice.
Ability to communicate with both internal and external parties. Highly organised, experience of report writing and able to carry out administrative tasks
Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
Diplomatic and discreet
Able to prioritise and organise workload effectively and work without supervision using own initiative.
Computer skills (including competent use of Word and Excel) and the ability to generate detailed written reports
38.75hrs per week – Flexible Day/Time, primarily Monday – Friday, but must be able to cover evening shift where required.
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