OHU Manager

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OHU Manager
Interim Position

Tyne and Wear 1004678714192011

Posted: 15th February 2023 17:58
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  • Pay Rate:

    £21.51 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months


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What's involved with this role:

Interim OHU Manager   

Reference no: Tyne and Wear 1004678714192011   

Pay rate £21.51 per hour PAYE   


Enhanced DBS disclosure required 

The Occupational Health Manager is responsible for ensuring the management and delivery of the Service’s occupational health function to support the vision and delivery of Creating the Safest Community. Reporting to the Head of HR, you will contribute to our strategic goals by shaping and driving the Health and Wellbeing Agenda, through the management departmental strategies as well as ensuring efficiencies and quality service at all times 

Key responsibilities: 


  • Participation in the provision of Occupational Health Services with partners and clients through delivery of a range of services as outlined during due diligence. 
  • To develop, manage and administer a range of health assessments, questionnaires and appointments, providing advice on any matters pertaining to health and wellbeing.  
  • To formulate health and wellbeing initiatives, in order to improve the health and general well-being across the service. 
  • Active management of casework, liaising and working in partnership with line managers, HR and employees to ensure proactive management of attendance at work. 
  • To liaise with employees, general practitioners, hospitals, specialist agencies and other Service managers as appropriate. 
  • To identify and investigate injuries and changes in health attributed to employment, to advise on preventative measures and methods. 
  • To provide emergency cover (out of hours) for incidents and other emergencies, which require OHU support. 
  • To be responsible for the safe storage and use of medications, drugs and clinical equipment. 
  • To assist the Service's Health and Safety Officer in the inspection of the workplace, considering the environmental effects upon health, to propose action plans for improvement 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Registered Nurse (Part 1 of NMC Register) and Occupational Health qualification (Part 3 of NMC Register) 
  • Experience of: Managing and leading a team, with responsibility for both people and process, Delivery of health surveillance and vaccination programmes, Managing a clinical caseload, Budget management in accordance with financial regulations 
  • Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate a customer focus approach to Occupational Health Service Delivery 
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal 
  • The ability to influence and work in partnership with employees at all levels and to establish and build networking contacts with other professional bodies, local authorities, emergency services and utilise these to the full benefit of the Service 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service. 
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: Tyne and Wear 1004678714192011
OHU Manager
Client Category: Local Authority

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OHU Manager
Client Category: Local Authority

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