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Clinical Lead Nurse Occupational Health

Job Reference: 449-CP697

Solent NHS Trust
Occupational Health and Wellbeing
£44,606 - £50,819 p.a. pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Here at Solent NHS Trust we pride ourselves on providing a high quality Occupational Health & Wellbeing service for staff working in a range of public and private sector Organisations.

We are seeking the unique skills of an Occupational Health Clinical Nurse Lead who can confidently support, lead and develop a team of Occupational Health Nurse Advisors, Therapists and Wellbeing Practitioners. The ideal candidate will combine the highest clinical skills with a positive and compassionate leadership approach and ensure we deliver the best services to our clients.

This is a varied role and will encompass clinical and managerial components. You will work autonomously, seeing clients and leading and developing the clinical team in all aspects of occupational health service delivery, the full range of duties are described in the Job Description.

This is an exciting time for our service with a rapidly developing portfolio of services on offer to Solent staff and external companies.

Supporting employees to remain in or return to work is a key focus for most organisations. The ability to demonstrate a client centered approach encompassing physical, psychological and social needs and embracing evidence based assessment and innovative approaches for their work, leisure and day to day activities is essential in maximizing people’s wellbeing and potential. The successful person will have the necessary clinical experience, qualifications, interpersonal skills, and personal drive to help shape and deliver our occupational health and wellbeing service now and in the future.

The post offers excellent opportunities to develop inter-professional perspectives and managerial skills that will enhance your future collaborative practice. Your learning needs will be supported by in-house training sessions and programmed learning opportunities. Support and supervision will be available through a network of links within Solent services and external networks with other occupational health services.

The Service covers the Hampshire area and you will therefore need to travel to various locations to work with clients.

If this role sounds of interest and you would like to find out more or arrange a service visit, please contact Michaela Tarrant, Head of Occupational Health & Wellbeing Services on 0300 123 3392 or email


Please note that should this post attract sufficient interest, we may choose to close at an earlier date. We strongly suggest that you apply at an early stage.If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted within 2-3 weeks; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.


The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff)
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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