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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/11/2020.

Deputy Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing and Clinical Lead

Job Reference: L16-A-20-0825

Hampshire County Council
Occupational Health
The Annex Eastleigh
£48,447 - £54,525 per annum

Deputy Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing and Clinical Lead:


We are offering a fantastic opportunity, for a highly experienced Specialist Occupational Health Adviser, with a recognised qualification in this speciality, to join our supportive and dynamic, multidisciplinary team at Hampshire County Council.  This will be a 6-month fixed term contract, and an ability to start immediately is required. The role is subject to Police Vetting.
Our team comprises Occupational Health advisers, wellbeing advisers, screening technicians, fitness advisers and an administration team, with a contracted-in Occupational Health Physician provision. We provide a service to a diverse working population including Hampshire County Council and its schools, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service and Hampshire Constabulary
Your role will be as Clinical Lead, supporting the Head of Service in delivering a quality Occupational Health Service


About you 
You will be an Adult Nurse (RN1) level 1 or a Mental Health Nurse (RN3) level 1. You will hold a recognised qualification in Occupational Health, and preferably be on part 3 of the NMC register.
You will have a proven ability to manage individuals and teams, and to work collaboratively with key stakeholders across diverse organisations.  An enthusiastic team player, with excellent communication skills, you will be motivated and have good IT skills. Knowledge of Cohort software would also be advantageous.

Benefits of working here


In return, we offer a welcoming, supportive, and professional team environment, with good values and a commitment to your learning and development.

You will also benefit from a generous employment package including a competitive annual leave entitlement, local government pension, flexible working opportunities and employee loans for travel costs, amongst our many other benefits. 

Find out more about our service by clicking here.

Further Information:

For the full role responsibilities and essential criteria, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to Non Police Personnel Vetting. Further information about this process will be provided to successful candidates. Candidates must have resided in the UK for a minimum of 3 years in order for clearance to be obtained.

Internal Candidates:

Please be aware, in line with HCC Recruitment Policy, following the normal selection process, the recruiting manager will seek an employment reference from your nominated referee prior to making any conditional offer of employment. 

Contact details for an informal discussion:

Please contact Paul Robertson, Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing on PAUL.ROBERTSON@HANTS.GOV.UK


UK Registration

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

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