Occupational Health Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Corporate - Occupational Health
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes Hospital-Corporate
£22,128 to £28,746 p.a. pro rata
21/02/2018 23:59



Come Nurse with us…

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It’s a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel; we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together – Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality; this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

*Please note this job is not on based at Cambridge University Hospitals*

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic Band 5 registered nurse to join the Cambridge Health at work team based at West Suffolk Hospital. We are a small but friendly team who are dedicated to providing an excellent OH service by supporting approx. 3,500 NHS staff and providing health surveillance support to external small to medium sized businesses throughout East Anglia.

This is a varied and interesting role and we are looking for a proactive individual who is great at communicating and negotiating. Someone keen to develop and learn who can apply their existing skills to new practice. You should be a motivated professional who is passionate about occupational health and someone who ensures best practice and embraces change. Hopefully you will be keen to be part of a friendly and supportive team and you must be able to work well within a team as well as autonomously.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Assessing staff immunity in relation to work
  • Administering vaccinations
  • Providing support to staff who have sustained an accidental exposure to blood or bodily fluids
  • Undertaking routine health surveillance for the trust and external business clients
  • Advising staff on reasonable adjustments and restrictions required in relation to their health
  • Liaising with clients, managers and ER in relation to management referrals
  • Engage in health promotion activities for the trust
  • Contribute to the promotion of positive working relationships

Working hours are within 8.30-16:30 Monday to Friday

We welcome any questions you may have, so please contact us to find out more information or to arrange an informal visit.

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?

  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • £1000 Welcome Subsidy on commencement and up to a further £3000 loan to support your resettlement and contribute towards a deposit or first months’ rent subject to eligibility
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sue Pollett, Nurse Manager on 01284 713423 or sue.pollett@wsh.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

01223 217038