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Occupational Health Nurse Advisor

Job Reference: 302-20-738CPR

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
Corporate Services
Wigan Investment Centre, Wigan
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum, pro rata

Choose Well – Choose WWL

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated Registered Nurse (Adult) with NMC level 1 registration, and a higher qualification in Occupational Health (OH) nursing, for example diploma / degree (or working towards this) or significant experience working in an Occupational Health setting.

You should possess a broad range of clinical and occupational health nursing experience. You should have excellent communication skills and be confident to undertake both face to face and telephone consultations. You will also need to be able to demonstrate excellent IT skills as our clinical records are computer based.

You will be required to be flexible in your approach to work and be able to occasionally work outside of core hours. Primarily based at Wigan lnvestment Centre, the successful candidate may also be required to work at other locations, including Preston and Bolton sites, with possible occasional off-site work to other locations. Therefore the successful candidate will ideally be a driver with use of a car for work.

You will be

  • An effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to talk about health improvement whenever possible
  • Confident using IT systems with accurate and efficient data entry skills
  • Ability to manage own caseload
  • Work to deadlines, have good time management, organisational skills and demonstrate initiative
  • Evidence of continuing education and professional development
  • To be able to work autonomously as well as part of a team

Please Note: Candidates will be asked to provide original qualifications at interview stage.

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months from start date. Workig hours Monday - Friday 8:30m - 4:30pm

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name - Louise Wade

Job title - Occupational Health Nurse Manager

Email address -

Telephone number - 01942 773610

Additional contact information

Tuesday - Friday only

About our Trust

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust are the proud providers of acute hospital and community services to the people of the Wigan Borough and surrounding areas. At WWL, we value our staff believing that ‘happy staff, makes for happy patients’. We have a recognised track record in staff engagement, and living our values ‘the WWL Way’.

WWL are committed to placing the patient at the heart of everything we do, and in the provision of safe, effective care that acknowledges and ensures dignity. With this in mind we are seeking to recruit people who share our values and beliefs.

Recruitment Information for Candidates

Our Trust prefers candidates to submit applications online. Please contact the Recruitment Team on 01942 822658 if you have difficulty applying online.

The recruitment information for candidates document attached includes details of local places where you can access the internet, as well as other useful information about the recruitment process.

Guidance on Completing Your Application

Applications are scored against the person specification, therefore we recommend that you use the supporting information section of your application form to demonstrate how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role, providing illustrative examples where possible.


Please note that senior positions (AFC band 8A or above) may be expected to participate in an on-call rota, if the role is predominantly operational.

Continuous Service

WWL has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. That means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority; giving you access to our service-related benefits.

No unsolicited Advertising Company approaches.

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.

UK Registration

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

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