• Job Title: Occupational Health Technician
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Job Base: Office based
  • Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
  • Reference: V-80640-4
  • Contact Email: hastings@sammons.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01424 723723
  • Job Published: 08/02/2024 12:07

Job Description

Occupational Health Technician

East Midlands | £24000 - £26000 per annum | Posted 21 days ago

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and reliable individual to expand their skills and experience in a supportive environment. We are seeking Occupational Health Technician's to join an expanding peripatetic team. The successful applicant will be required to travel throughout the UK driving a Mobile Medical Unit to client sites, in order to deliver health surveillance services.

The successful applicant must have the facility to park the unit at or near their home address overnight and be comfortable with the travel required for the role, which will include regular overnight stays.

This is a full-time role where the successful applicant will work 37.5 hours per week, usually between the hours of 8.30am and 5.00pm. There will be a requirement for candidates to stay away from home frequently, and travel will be expected throughout the UK.

About the role

  • Undertake health surveillance screening, including audiometry, lung function testing, drug and alcohol testing, and general baseline measurements such as height, weight, blood pressure, and urinalysis
  • Ensure all medical information is accurately recorded in the occupational health records and passed on to the relevant clinical staff
  • Ensure all equipment is serviceable, clean and fit for purpose
  • Undertake and support additional tasks as requested, such as health promotion activities
  • Provide support to the whole occupational health team in helping the department run smoothly and effectively, undertaking non-clinical tasks as requested, e.g. filing, tidying, etc
  • Support the wider occupational health team in their duties and ensure that all information is accurately gathered and recorded
About you
  • Educational background, including a good standard of numeracy and written English
  • The ability to work autonomously with support from line management and others within the team
  • Demonstrates a proactive approach to work
  • Possess solid IT skills
  • Be able to prioritise own workload and manage own time effectively; be self-motivated; and be capable of working flexibly and to strict deadlines
  • Understand the requirement for patient confidentiality, ensuring all patients are treated with respect, dignity and privacy
  • Possess strong self-awareness and a sense of respect for others
  • Demonstrate a strong customer service focus and approachability when holding assessments
  • A team player who is supportive of their colleagues and promotes a positive working environment
You will ideally come from one of these backgrounds:
  • Graduate from Sports Science degrees
  • Health Care Assistant
  • EMT
  • Military Medic
  • Competitive annual salary dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Starting on 25 days annual leave plus Bank holidays, which increases with length of service
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Additional benefits, including flu vaccinations, eyecare and professional registration fees paid
  • Full access to discounts on Perkbox
  • Opportunity for Career development

If you know someone suitable for this role, share the word and through our referral scheme receive up to £250! This is just one of the many roles we are working on at the Sammons Recruitment Group. Please visit our website www.sammons.co.uk for full details on all Permanent, Temporary and Contract career opportunities we are actively seeking candidates for. Recruiting on the basis of Talent, we are committed to supporting and promoting diversity in the workplace, and consider all applications. If you have not heard from us within 7 days you will have not been successful on this occasion, however, we would welcome your application for alternative vacancies.

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