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Occupational Health Manager

Job Title: Occupational Health Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: WRT-2020-12-23-55CC31223472
Job Published: January 17, 2021 18:33

Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and results orientated individual to lead the OH team ensuring delivery of a pro-active, evidence-based, value-adding, safe and effective occupational health service. You will work with management colleagues to continually improve and develop the occupational health provision and promote employee health and wellbeing,

  • Lead the team of OHAs and OHTs in line with the values, ensuring they have clear objectives, regular reviews and PDP's. Act as a coach and mentor to OHAs and OHTs

  • Ensure achievement of OH activities in line with legislation, Company Policy and health surveillance

  • Guide and support OHAs to provide specialist advice to managers enabling them to manage work related health issues and sickness absence

  • Lead a review of all OH policies and procedures and OH Guide ensuring all practices are appropriate, evidence based and meet legislative and best practice requirements. Ensure implementation in all areas

  • Monitor the OH service provision and seek feedback to ensure stakeholder expectations are being met and take action where relevant

  • Manage team workload and assign responsibilities accordingly making the best use of individual strengths and skills

  • Produce and analyse data to allow for reporting on employee health and measurement of OH service provision

  • Audit the OH provision to ensure compliance with OH procedures, legislation and best practice

  • Work closely with SHE team to identify opportunities to improve employee health, minimise work related health issues and ensure legislative requirements are met

  • Ensure delivery of a Health & Wellbeing programme

  • Work alongside L&D team to develop training initiatives/materials to upskill employees and managers in accordance with Line Manager and other colleagues.

  • Ensure all OH equipment is maintained, calibrated and safe for use in line with guidelines

  • Ensure the OH team are maintaining accurate, secure up-to date records on SOHM

  • Identify opportunities for enhancements through use of technology

  • Take responsibility for own personal development and ensure knowledge and skills are kept up to date

  • Support with case management as required

Candidate Description

3 days per week (or equivalent hours over 4 days),

  • Registered Nurse with a recognised qualification in Occupational Health

  • Demonstrable and relevant experience as an OHA including case management

  • Sound knowledge of current employment law and health and safety legislation

  • Ability to analyse data and produce management information

  • IT literate & experienced in the use of OH systems

  • Experience of developing policy and practice within occupational health

  • Excellent communication/ interpersonal skills/ Influencing/networking skills

  • Driving licence and willing to undertake reasonable travel

  • Organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload for self and team

  • Approachable, supportive and engaging with direct reports

Employer Description

During the application process we'll keep in touch every step of the way. We know how big a decision it is for you to apply for a job. Once you do we'll work hard to keep you up to speed on how your application is progressing. With your help we can make your application as quick and as smooth as possible.