PS/232/C Occupational Health Advisor

Location: Headquarters, WGC, Herts
Role: Police Staff
Department: Occupational Health Safety and Welfare
Closing Date: 29-04-18
An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced Occupational Health Advisor to join the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire multi-disciplinary Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing team.

We currently have Occupational Health Advisor post available in Hertfordshire, full time. The post will be based at Hertfordshire Police Headquarters in Welwyn Garden City and could involve traveling to our northern based at Sandy, Cambridgeshire on occasion.

As part of this multi-disciplinary team the Occupational Health Advisor will report to the Senior Occupational Health Adviser and will assist in the delivery of a professional, evidence based Occupational Health service which meets the needs of the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire police forces.

You will have a good understanding of current Occupational Health issues and relevant legislation with proven experience of complex case management also of COSHH health surveillance and screening such as audiometry, Spirometry and vision testing.

The role includes supporting the management of sickness absence within the police force in conjunction with line managers and Human Resources and requires you to be able to balance individual needs against the needs of the business whilst advising managers on fitness to work.

You will be a Registered General Nurse with either a diploma or degree in Occupational Health.

Success in this role requires excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels of the organisation. Effective time management skills and IT skills are essential for this role. Previous experience of using OH IT systems would be an advantage.

If you are interested in applying for the advertised role please ensure you read the attached information, including role profile, context sheet (if applicable) and recruitment information for applicants.

For the purposes of the application you will be expected to provide evidence against the personal qualities below and the entry requirements:

 We are emotionally aware
 We take ownership
 We are collaborative
 We deliver, support and inspire
 We analyse critically
 We are innovative and open-minded

There is a word count limit of 500 words per section.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be expected to evidence against all personal qualities and the entry requirements as stipulated in the role profile.

Interviews will held on the 10th of May at Hertfordshire Constabulary Police headquarters, Welwyn Garden City.

For further information or an informal chat please contact Anne Geraghty, Senior Occupational Health advisor on 01707 354130.

**Please note, this vacancy is open to Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire employees however, if you are on a Bedfordshire or Hertfordshire contract you will need to resign from your home force Terms & Conditions and join Cambridgeshire Constabulary**

**Please note that this advert will be live to Redeployee's throughout the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. They will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.**

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