Occupational Health Manager

United Kingdom
Jul 02, 2018
Aug 03, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The University of Southampton is one of the UK’s leading universities, with an extensive, diverse programme of world-class research and taught programmes. Excellence in health & safety management and performance is critical to the continuing and developing success of our institution. 

We are looking for an Occupational Health Manager specialist with an occupational health nurse background to join our team of health and safety professionals. The post is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of occupational health referrals to identify and support the management of work related health hazards, including the provision of advice and guidance to line managers to ensure that the University maintains its compliance with applicable regulations.

The role will also oversee and ensure good standards of practice from the University external Occupational Health provider including the coordination of a suitable and sufficient health surveillance programme.

You will be a good communicator and take a proactive approach to promoting work related occupational health issues including the provision of awareness events and training to key stakeholders.  

As the Occupational Health specialist, the role will contribute to the portfolio of the Health and Wellbeing team and will provide a key service to the University staff and student support activities.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have a proven track record of successfully managing occupational health compliance in a range of topic areas in a large complex organisation such as higher education and/or research sectors or similar environments. You will be a qualified nurse with post registration experience of providing screening and occupational health advice and undertaking triage services. Applications will be considered for job share.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Elsa Samwell (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1028218BH on all correspondence.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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