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Occupational Health Nurse Advisor (REF 1670)

Location: York, Doncaster & Derby with frequent travel

Working Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week

Salary: £39,000 Per Annum

Role Summary

Optima Health is the UK market leader in Occupational Health and Well-being services with an ambition to improve the overall health and well-being of the UK workforce. To continue supporting healthy high performance across our client's organisations, we’re growing and investing and in short, we are going places.

In this role you'll be delivering Immunisation & Occupational Health clinics to a wide range of clients within their work place, providing evidence-based immunisation and health/lifestyle advice to improve the well-being of employees within customer organisations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver a range of Occupational Health services ensuring that high professional standards and quality standards are maintained on a consistent basis and in line with best practice
  • Conduct programmes of immunisation health assessments and surveillance relating to potential exposure to health risks at work and wider promotion of well-being
  • Provide health education on relevant issues, promoting a healthy lifestyle in order to maximise participation in activities at work and elsewhere
  • Give appropriate advice on the management of immunisations service to management, individual clients or their representatives
  • Provide advice on biological agent potential exposure relating to the working environment and the implications of relevant legislation
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team: sharing knowledge and supporting peers
  • Support and contribute to research and regular Clinical Supervision in order to assist evidence-based practice within a framework of Clinical Governance, as required for quality health care provision
  • Maintain registration and continuous professional development by meeting or exceeding the standards set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Ensure occupational health records, equipment and supplies are all accurately maintained and are securely stored
  • Manage and co-ordinate rapid access to allied services where appropriate

Experience, skills and knowledge required for the role

  • Registered General Nurse on first level of the Register
  • Post registration nursing experience ideally gained within Accident and Emergency Services or similar
  • Demonstrable experience of providing Occupational Health & Well-being advice to clients
  • Ability to reflect the changing needs of customers for healthcare services by combining professionalism, objectivity and care in an atmosphere of trust, enthusiasm and business awareness, displaying discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Demonstrates sound judgement, able to make important and objective decisions about care with minimal support whilst recognising when issues should be escalated
  • Ability to work to specified standards within Immunisation, maintaining accurate and concise documentation as per recommended standards set out by Green Book: Immunisation against infectious disease, Chapter 4
  • Proven organisational and time management skills to manage workload, meet standards and deadlines to and achieve KPIs
  • Confidence to communicate with customers effectively, ensuring positive working relationships and clarity of understanding
  • Proficient with IT and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications


Optima Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief or sexual orientation.

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