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Senior Occupational Health Advisor

Job Reference: 378-QA0514

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Occupational Health
£37,570 to £43,772 pa

Our Trust exists to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities. We’re delighted you’re looking at this job opportunity and hope you want to join our team.

We’re very proud we were chosen as the ‘best organisation’ in the 2017 Kate Granger awards for compassionate care. We live our values every day:

  • We put the person first and in the centre
  • We know that families and carers matter
  • We are respectful, honest, open and transparent
  • We improve and aim to be outstanding
  • We are relevant today and ready for tomorrow

Our values are very important to us which is why we want to recruit people whose values match ours. Read on to find out more about this job opportunity.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an innovative and autonomous Senior Occupational Health Practitioner in Occupational Health & Wellbeing.

Leeds & South West Yorkshire Occupational Health & Wellbeing Service provides OH Services for South West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust and Leeds & York Partnership Foundation Trust as a shared partnership. Services are also provided to external NHS contracts.

This is a nurse led service committed to meeting the needs of Mental Health Learning Disability and Community Services Trusts. L&SWYOHS is based at Fieldhead Hospital, Wakefield and provides satellite clinics throughout both Trusts. OH Services are provided approximately 13,000 employees throughout the geographical area of Leeds, Wakefield, Bradford, Barnsley, Dewsbury, Halifax, Huddersfield & York.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team orientated OHA to join our MDT with the ability to deliver a full OH remit with particular emphasis on complex case management. You will have access to referral pathways for OT, RMN, H&WB Practitioner, Physiotherapists, MSK advisors and Staff Counselling colleagues.

The successful candidate will need excellent communication/ interpersonal skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Hours 37.5 but part time hours will be considered

As a flexible employer encouraging a healthy work/life balance, we will consider Part-Time working opportunities for all our positions.

Our application process will test your attitudes and behaviours, as well as your knowledge and skills. So that we know we’d be a good match for each other. If you’re successful you’ll then have a 12 months values based induction.

You’ll also have access to a wide range of wellbeing support because our wellbeing at work matters to #allofus. There’s a great range of support for us all including a workplace physio, staff retreats, health checks, counselling, mindfulness and a variety of sports groups. You can take part in our award-winning Creative Minds activities as well as access courses at our innovative recovery colleges.

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability as well as those who have experience of mental or physical health problems. So, if you need any support with your application just give us a call on 01226 644081.

A couple of things to note – if you’re shortlisted for interview we’ll contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly. Please provide email addresses wherever possible for your references. Bear in mind that we reserve the right to close a vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as you can.

We hope you would like to join our award winning team. Good luck with your application.

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.

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