Occupational Health Staff Nurse Job at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – Nottingham

Band 5

Main area

Occupational Health


Band 5


12 months (Post is offered as a fixed term or secondment opportunity)


Full time – 37.5 hours per week

Job ref



City Campus




£25,655 – £31,534 per annum

Salary period



25/08/2022 23:59

Job overview

Are you confident, self-motivating & able to work at pace?

Do you enjoy working as part of a team but is equally comfortable working on their own?

Do relish a challenge and what to work in a stimulating and rewarding area of nursing. That will allow you develop a completely new skill set. Whilst at the same time helping your colleagues stay healthy and well at work?

If so then we want to hear from you?

The Occupational Health Department of Nottingham University Hospitals are looking to recruit a suitably experience registered nurse to join our established nurse advisor team.

This is a one year fixed term full time post and we would also consider a one-year secondment.

For more information or an informal chat please contact:
David Thornhill (Lead Nurse) [email protected]


Janet Warren (Clinical Nurse Specialist) -Janet [email protected]

Main duties of the job

Key elements of the role;

Fitness for work assessments

Work place Immunity Assessments

Vaccination clinics.

Management of sharps and contamination incidents

Health Surveillance

Support the promotion of workplace health initiatives.

Participate in department clinical audit and service development work.

We are a paper light department so excellent IT skills are a must and you will also need to be comfortable communicating with clients both face to face but also virtually e.g. telephone and emails.

You will work from our departments based on the Queen’s Medical Centre and City Hospital Campus but you should be be willing to travel to cover occasional clinics at external locations.

While Occupational health experience would be an advantage we can provide you with the training required

Working for our organisation

Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) is one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country. We are, a large, complex, person-centred organisation with an excellent national and international reputation for the quality of patient care, research, education and innovation. For more information about the Trust, visit our website.

The Occupational Health Team are part of the Corporate HR department and is comprised of a multi disciplinary team. We are a SEQOHS accredited service comprising a team of Occupational Health Doctors (Consultants & Registrar’s), specialist nurses, nurse advisors, occupational health technicians & counsellors all supported by a team of medical administrator’s. In addition to the services we provide to Nottingham University Hospitals NHS trust we also provide Occupational health services to a number of other NHS trusts and to a number private companies in the region.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

In addition to the summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert

Person specification

Training & Qualifications

Essential criteria

NMC registration


Essential criteria

Confident of undertaking nurse led clinic’s

Must be able to demonstrate depth of nursing experience

Must be able to demonstrate substantive experience of working with IT systems

Desirable criteria

Experience of working within Occupational Health.

Experience of providing clinic advice over the telephone

Communication and relationship

Essential criteria

Demonstrate clear and effective verbal and written communication skills

Planning and organisation skills

Essential criteria

Ability to prioritise and adjust as appropriate, own workload to ensure tasks are progressed/completed in timely manner


Bring your whole self to work for us at NUH. We love diversity and we value your difference, your unique skills, knowledge and experience. Becoming one of our people may realise your potential, helping us to raise our performance in delivering world class healthcare to the diverse patient populations we serve.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are currently under-represented at NUH.

Covid-19 vaccination: remains the best way to protect yourself, family, colleagues and our patients/service users from the Covid-19 virus. We continue to encourage our current and potential colleagues to get vaccinated. For helpful advice and information about the Covid-19 vaccination and how to access visit: https://nottsccg.nhs.uk/covid-19/covid-19-vaccinations/

Closing Dates: Please submit your application form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Communication: All communication related to your application will be via the email address you have provided. Please ensure you check your email account including your junk email regularly.

Easy read application: if you have a disability and find it difficult to complete our online application form, you can apply via our easy read application which you can find on the intranet https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/easy-read-job-application

Salary: The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

Disability Confidence: All applicants who have declared a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted.

At Risk of redundancy: NHS employees within the East Midlands who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy will be given a preferential interview where they meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

Skilled Workers Visa: We welcome applications from individuals who require a skilled worker visa in line with the Home Office regulations. NON-UK/NON SETTLED candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably qualified and skilled UK/SETTLED candidate is successful at interview stage as it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements

ID and Right to work checks: NUH authenticate all ID and right to work documentation such as passports, visa’s and driving license through a system called Trust ID. NUH will scan your ID and right to work documentation in to the Trust ID system at your face to face ID appointment. The system will run a check against the key security features within your documentation. The system will provide us with an outcome of your check which will be stored securely on your personal file along with all other pre-employment check documentation.

Transfer of information: If I have previous NHS service – I consent to the transfer of my Electronic Staff Record (ESR) data between this and other NHS Trusts. I also consent to the Occupational Health Department confidentially accessing my occupational health records from my current or previous employer in order to check the status of my vaccinations, immunisations s and screening tests as relevant to the post. I understand this is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to me taking up the position at NUH.

Disclosure and Barring Service: Your post maybe subject to a DBS check which incur a cost dependent on the level of check required (£41.90 for enhanced and £21.90 for standard). I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if it is required (by deduction from first month’s pay). Should I decide to withdraw from my job offer, I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of the DBS check undertaken by cheque or other agreed method.

About the Company

Company: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust –

Company Location:  Nottingham

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