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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/12/2020.

Occupational Health Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 020-NMR027-1120

Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Occupational Health Nurse Specialist
£31,365 - £37,890 Per annum

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications have been received. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by email using the address with which you registered. Therefore, please ensure you check your email account regularly

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Band 6 Job advert

Job Reference:
Employer: Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Department: Occupational Health
Location: South Wales
Salary: £31,365 - £37,890 per annum

The Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust (WAST) has undergone significant transformation over the last 4 years and is today celebrated as one of the most innovative of its kind internationally. We are first and foremost a people and patient centred organisation working together to provide the highest quality services to the population of Wales; and creating the right conditions for #TeamWAST to enjoy a productive, healthy and happy working life is integral to our vision of a sustainable, agile future workforce and delivering safe and effective patient care.
Our Occupational Health and Wellbeing Support Service plays a key role in this by providing easily accessible, quality health and wellbeing services to our people. Over the last 12-18 months our services have developed further with the introduction of the Trauma Risk Management (TRiM) programme (with volunteer practitioners providing care and support to our people when it’s needed most); rapid access to physiotherapy, on-line CBT and access to a range of counselling services.

Are you an experienced Occupational Health Advisor looking for a new challenge, or a Registered General Nurse looking for your next career move in a fast-paced and exciting environment? All relevant training and support to equip you to become an expert in this speciality will be given.
If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe and well, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for.

As one of our Occupational Health Advisors, you will work within a high quality, nurse led Occupational Health and Wellbeing service to over 3000 employees and 1000 volunteers. You will have a varied and full working day encapsulating Sickness Absence Management, Fitness for role Medicals, Immunisation Clinics, delivery of health and Wellbeing initiative across the whole of the Trust, and have an input in bringing your experience and ideas toward expanding the service across Wales.

The Trust covers the whole of Wales and applications are especially welcome from West and Mid Wales, as well as South and North.
If you want to make a real contribution to the health and well-being of staff and work in a supportive environment, then this opportunity could be right for you.
The Job Description sets out in further detail the main duties of the role. If you feel you can meet the requirements of the post and satisfy the essential criteria in the associated personal specification we would be very interested to receive your application.

If you have any questions about this opportunity or would value a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact, Lynda Bogunovic, WAST, Occupational Health and Wellbeing Business Manager.
Tel: 07976 765201

Shortlisting will be based on the information supplied in the application. Interviews are expected to be held the week beginning 7th December 2020.

NB: Please note that due to the current Pandemic situation, interviews will be conducted virtually.

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications have been received.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 3rd December 2020.

The Trust actively seeks to recruit and appoint people currently under represented in the workforce. This includes women, people with disabilities, LGBT, and those from minority ethnic groups. All staff are encouraged and supported to learn Welsh. Please be sure to provide full contact details for all referees, including email addresses where possible. Failure to do so may result in significant delays in your application.

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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.

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