Occupational Health Advisor



Job Type

Full Time


Emergency Services, Public Sector



An opportunity has arisen for an OH Advisor to work full time within this small, yet busy team. 

Occupational Health Advisor
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £32,910 to £35,745 (Grade 8)
Hours: 37 hours per Week
Work Pattern: Monday - Friday (Occasional weekend working)
Location: SYFR Headquarters, 197 Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 3FG

As an RGN with a recognised Occupational Health Qualification and a full Driving Licence, you will provide a comprehensive occupational health service anticipating and responding to the changing needs of our client, a Fire and Rescue Service. 

With the freedom to travel to all of their facilities around the whole of South Yorkshire, you will carry out health assessments and health screening on employees and recruits, undertake case management to determine suitability for, and continuance in, their main role, and any associated Fire Service roles for which employed.

You will have the ability to speak easily and confidently to management at all levels, advising and directing in your speciality.  You will need experience in making presentations on health promotion aligned with the organisation’s Health and Wellbeing Manager’s programme.

With a very good working knowledge of the legislation relating to Occupational Health, and Health and Safety, you will be expected to research, draft and contribute to the implementation of occupational health policies, protocols and procedures.  The skill to liaise professionally with GP’s, Physiotherapists, Consultants and other health professionals, will be amongst your attributes.

Closing date for applications is 08:00 hours on Monday 27 September 2021.
Interviews will be held commencing week commencing Monday 11 October 2021.

All applications will be given equal consideration and the Service particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black or Minority Ethnic backgrounds (BME), women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) or are registered as disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within the workforce. The service also offers a guaranteed interview scheme in relation to disability.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

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