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Staff Nurse - Occupational Health

Band 5

Main area
Occupational Health
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time - 30 hours per week (N/A)
Job ref
356-23-5314852
Site
Hull Royal Infirmary
Town
Hull
Salary
£28,407 - £34,581 Pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
06/06/2023 23:59

Job overview

BAND 5 STAFF NURSE - Occupational Health Department

 

30 hours per week

 

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurse to come to work with the Trust’s Occupational Health Team. This very busy SEQOHS accredited department employs specialist nurses, registered nurses, counsellors, administrative support staff and a Consultant Occupational Physician on a sessional basis.

The department provides a service to employees of the trust and a limited number of small to medium workforces in the local community.  

 

The role will involve undertaking recruitment health screening, health promotion, administration of vaccines, venepuncture, health promotion, health surveillance involving audiometry and lung function tests and providing support to employees experiencing psychological difficulties. A comprehensive induction and training programme and professional support from experienced Occupational Health nurses will be provided and opportunities for on-going personal and professional development will be available.

 

The hours are to be worked between Monday and Friday during normal office hours but requests for 22.5 hours a week may be considered.

You will be required to work at both the Castle Hill and Hull Royal Departments and be prepared to be flexible in terms of annual leave and days worked to meet the needs of the service.

 

 

Main duties of the job

As a registered nurse the post-holder will be required to undertake a wide range of work-related health assessments and procedures for employees of Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and the department’s external clients.

epending upon the needs of the service the post-holder will be required to work at either the Castle Hill or Hull Royal Infirmary Occupational Health Departments.   

If you would like further details of the post or to arrange an informal visit to one of the departments, please contact Helen Linton or one of the OH nurses by ringing HRI 67 4773 or CHH 62 3051.

 

Working for our organisation

 

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £800 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification

Skillsand experience

Essential criteria
  • Good verbal, written and listening skills
  • Able to work flexibly across both Trust sites and hours worked
Desirable criteria
  • Recent experience of working as a nurse in Occupational Health or as a Practice Nurse
  • Good IT skills
  • Competent to administer vaccines and undertake venepuncture

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • NMC registration
  • 2 years post registration and recent experience working as a nurse
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of continuous personal and professional development

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Carole Hunter
Job title
Head of Occupational Health Services
Email address
carole.hunter5@nhs.net
Telephone number
01482675088