We currently have an opportunity for a part time (25 hours per week) permanent Occupational Health Advisor to join our HR function based at our Glenbervie site.
The primary purpose of the Occupational Health Advisor is to lead the occupational health function in the delivery of the provision of occupational health services across all areas of the business.
This role holds line management responsibility for the part-time Occupational Health Technician based at our Glasgow site so occasional travel is required.
Reporting into the Head of HR, the Occupational Health Advisor is responsible for working with key stakeholders across the business to provide advice and guidance with regard to employees throughout the employee lifecycle.
This will include conducting medical examinations including pre-employment, health surveillance (including audiometry and lung function testes and eye tests) and return to work consultations in line with fitness to work and medical surveillance guidelines.
In order to achieve this, the Occupational Health Advisor has responsibility for ensuring that policies are developed, implemented and reviewed in line with current legislative guidance.
In addition, they provide advice and guidance on current health issues whilst ensuring compliance with local regulations, hazard management and emergency planning.
The individual will also have the opportunity to both initiate and implement site health promotion programmes, co-ordinating the whole process in conjunction with management objectives.
All of the above tasks will be undertaken ensuring that all ethical and legislative requirements associated with ethical and legislative requirements of professional bodies for medicine, nursing and relevant current legislation are met.
The successful candidate will ideally possess the following experience and qualifications:
- NMC registered and accredited
- experience working within an occupational health advisory service, ideally within a manufacturing environment
- experience working autonomously across the full occupational health remit including absence management and health promotion
- specialist practitioner in occupational health
The ideal candidate for this role will be a confident autonomous practitioner with excellent communication skills and the ability to work within the wider team.
They will have an excellent understanding of the law relevant to occupational health.
In addition they will have health surveillance knowledge and practical skills as well as excellent case management and good computer skills.
A driving licence is required.
Macphie offers an excellent range of benefits which includes a competitive salary, profit-related bonuses, private health care and the opportunity to progress within a company which is achieving significant growth.
To apply for this opportunity please send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter advising of your suitability for the role to email@example.com
Closing date: Friday 5 October, 2018