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Occupational Health Lead

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    Facility / Cleaning

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    Not Specified

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  • Published:

    about 20 hours ago

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Job Description

Job objectives and responsibilities

  • Plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and audit the delivery of OH services provided, and other contracted organisations, to ensure a high quality value for money service, customer satisfaction, and to improve and promote best practice in OH on the basis of research, evidence and evaluation.

  • Formulate, implement and evaluate the Company wide OH Strategy including policies and strategies for health protection and surveillance of workers, to meet legislative requirements and promote employee's health and wellbeing in line with national health strategies and best practice.

  • Work in partnership at senior level with other appropriate agencies and professionals to provide expert guidance, develop, implement and evaluate policies and strategies, when an OH input is required (occupational stress, mental illness, rehabilitation).

  • Plan, develop and evaluate methods and processes for gathering, analysing, interpreting and presenting data and information for continued improvement.

  • Keep professionally updated and abreast of new and emerging guidance and legislation that govern legal and ethical aspects of OH practice and use evidence based practice to guide interpretation of statutory requirements and advisory guidance to ensure the health protection of the working population.

    Main Duties

  • Manage and lead the OH contracts.

  • Communicate trends and advise on action plans to meet statutory and voluntary requirements for health protection, surveillance and statutory reporting.

  • Maintenance of processes for confidential records.

  • Contribute to the provision of training, advice, health surveillance, vaccinations, sickness absence management, investigations of cases of occupational ill health, and other general OH issues.

  • Work in partnership at with other appropriate stakeholders, including, but not limited to HR, ER, QHSE and Insurance to deliver an effective OH strategy.

  • Production of guidance material and effective delivery of campaigns and programs?

  • Case management and liability support.,

  • Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times

  • Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment

  • Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received

  • Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system

    Information Security

  • Ensure compliance with Mitie's information security procedures in all activities

  • Proactively identify and report security risks to your manager

  • Report actual and suspected security incidents

    This job description Is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for this position and the range of duties undertaken. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder throughout the period of employment. The job description may be varied from time to time by the Company to reflect changes in the post holder's role and/or the needs of the business.

Candidate Description

  • Demonstrable experience in an occupational health setting, some of which should be at senior/professional managerial level.

  • Registered RCN who has completed an OH Diploma or BSc in Community Nursing with specialist practitioner status (Specialist Community Public Health Nurse) registered with the NMC.

  • Post basic education and training equivalent to University higher degree is desirable. Management qualification/experience highly desirable, together with experience of managing and influencing stakeholders.

  • Strong interpersonal skills including motivational, negotiating, relationship building and influencing skills are essential, to ensure the correct perception, and thus effectiveness, of occupational health as a discipline, whilst maintaining the correct balance between protection of employee health and the interests and reputation of the company.

Employer Description

Delivering the exceptional, every day

Our purpose: our expertise, care, technology, and insight create amazing work environments, helping our customers be exceptional every day.

Our promise to our people: a place to work where you can thrive and be your best every day.

Our promise to our customers: a trusted partner creating exceptional environments for your customers and people, adding value every day.

Our culture - our core values and how we behave:

  • We are one Mitie: we work as one to deliver a seamless, unrivalled service. We are all in it together, if we can help a customer or colleague in any way, we will. We are one Mitie.

  • We are built on integrity and trust: integrity and trust are at the heart of all we do. We are the face of company. We treat others as we would like to be treated. We are proud to work for Mitie.

  • We go the extra mile: whether its keeping things running smoothly in a safe environment, looking for new ways to do things better or fixing problems, going the extra mile for our colleagues and customers, and keeping our promises is in our DNA.

  • Our diversity makes us stronger: we are very proud of our rich and diverse culture and backgrounds. Our diversity creates ideas and insights. Everyone at Mitie has a voice and is treated as an equal.

  • Our customers' business is our business: we are a partner, trusted for our expertise and for putting our customers at the heart of everything we do., At Mitie we know that 'our diversity makes us stronger'. We're committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where our people can thrive and be their best every day. We are very proud of our rich and diverse culture and backgrounds. Our diversity creates ideas and insights. Everyone at Mitie has a voice and is treated as an equal. We recognise the unique contributions that you can bring, and our people and customers thrive when we get this right.