Occupational Health and Wellbeing Nurse Advisor

Occupational Health and Wellbeing Nurse Advisor Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Full Time Newcastle upon Tyne, England 45480 - 48609 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description


We go beyond. For everyone. Our vision is to be the most loved, progressive and responsible way to travel for generations to come. Now we're looking for the people who can deliver this, every day.

Since we took over on the East Coast mainline, we've been changing the face of rail travel. Our new Azuma train has brought faster journey times, more space and greater reliability. Our exciting plans to embrace new ideas, experiences, backgrounds and ambitions make this the ideal time to join.

Bringing passion. Being bold. Always caring. Owning it. They're the values that make us LNER.

Are you on board?

Are you looking to be involved, make a difference forming part of a new, exciting Team at our new clinic in Newcastle? If so, then this new opportunity in our Health and Wellbeing team may be for you!

People truly are at the heart of LNER and we're on a wellbeing mission to ensure the health and happiness of our people. Now is a great time to join our health and wellbeing team and be part of this change. Our vision is,

‘To help and support our staff to take responsibility for their personal ‘Health & Wellbeing', empowering them with the appropriate tools, advice, and knowledge. We will be proactive, promoting a healthy lifestyle and a preventative approach'

This is an exciting opportunity to join us at the start of the journey with our new Newcastle Clinic, replicating the successful clinics we already have established across our LNER route. This an interesting and diverse role in which you will be maintaining and developing employee health and wellbeing and preventing work related ill health, directly contributing to the health and wellbeing agenda.

So what will you be doing?

  • Provide an effective sickness absence case management service for managers and staff in LNER;
  • To provide specialist advice to staff and their line managers during periods of ill health and / or sickness absence, along with detailed medical reports summarising recommendations in accordance with best practice and the Equality Act;
  • Provide full on-employment or pre-placement health screening service including Drugs and Alcohol testing;
  • Advise managers of appropriate staff health surveillance programmes in accordance with the legal requirements for Health & Safety at Work, the Health & Safety Executive guidance, and COSSH Standards;
  • Conduct and manage health surveillance programmes for appropriate staff depending on their job role including screening for hearing, vision, respiratory sensitizers and various blood tests / immunisations in accordance with employee group where there is a risk of exposure to noise, respiratory risks, hand arm vibration, night work, COSHH, manual handling, DSE and pressure;
  • Deliver presentations / training sessions to promote health and wellbeing and occupational health risks;
  • Support the retention, development and training of the Incident Care Team to ensure the continued competence and engagement of volunteers;
  • Attend appropriate meetings representing the occupational health and wellbeing team;
  • Conduct health promotion activities;

Of course, with this being such a specialist role, there are a few ‘must haves'…

What do we need you to have…?

  • Qualified Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Occupational Health) on Part 3 of the NMC register with a degree or post graduate diploma qualification;
  • Experience of working to ORR Standards would be desirable however training can be provided in the role;
  • Maintenance of professional registration and notifying the Occupational Health Service Delivery Manager each time they go through validation and annual registration is a requirement of the role;
  • Recent and relevant post qualification experience with a strong case management background;
  • Experience of balancing the demands of high volume and changing priority work load including pre-booked appointments / clinics along with service development work, planning health surveillance programmes, respond to urgent enquiries and plan and implement clinical audits;
  • Ability to work as both part of a team and on your own.
  • Experience of providing appropriate assessment, support and referral for potentially difficult and / or distressing situations, i.e. the need to stop work, change work practices or even change career;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with patients, colleagues and members of the multidisciplinary team;
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office software for storing / retrieving data;
  • Able to innovate and respond to change;
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety Law and its application to Occupational Health;
  • Working in a previous rail environment an advantage;
  • Previous experience of working within a highly regulated and safety environment;
  • Training in Drug and Alcohol testing/Audiometry/Spirometry, HAVS and membership of ARIOPS would be advantageous.

What you'll get:

  • Free travel on LNER + 75% off other companies' tickets (for you & dependents)
  • Discounted international train tickets (after one year's service)
  • 50% discount on LNER tickets for friends & family
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Annual cycle to work schemes
  • Discount, savings and cashback scheme from top retailers
  • Health & wellbeing schemes and discounts
  • Host of training opportunities to help further your career
  • Rewards & awards to recognise when you shine

What we believe:

To be the most loved, progressive and responsible train operating company, we must make a meaningful difference – always doing what's right for our customers, our people, the communities and destinations we serve, the future of the industry we lead and the environment we cherish.

We know that our people are the beating heart of everything we do. We are committed to creating an inclusive, engaged culture that supports everyone at every stage of their journey – and ensures that when you're at LNER, you can always be you. No wonder most people never want to leave!

Diversity and inclusion
We are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, representative of the communities we serve, and are creating ways to inspire diverse talent to join LNER.

Developing our people
We are focused on creating a learning culture, to support our people to be the best they can be at work by providing them with the tools and resources to navigate their development and career journey.

Health & wellbeing
To create a culture where our people can perform at their best, the physical health and mental wellbeing of our people is of paramount importance to us.

What next?

As we say, we have fantastic opportunities for ambitious people from all sorts of different backgrounds, so now is the time to join the team at LNER – without delay!

Start your journey here

Occupational Health and Wellbeing Nurse Advisor

York, United Kingdom
David Horne
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
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