Occupational Health Advisor

Blargoans Ltd have a 12-month contract opportunity for an Occupational Health Advisor to work within our client’s facility in Caithness.


Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Health Advisor to provide an occupational health service to staff and external customers. The job holder will be responsible for delivery and occupational health support and appropriate responses to arising occupational health queries.


Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver treatment services, including counselling and the management of those taken ill, injured or contaminated at work
  • Undertake and advise on workplace assessments with regard to OH issues, e.g. manual handling, DSE and rehabilitation.
  • Provide monthly reports to management on occupational injuries and ill health
  • Liaise with managers and HR with regard to sickness absence and advise on prompt and appropriate intervention
  • Advise management and employees on fitness for work, health education and other health related topics
  • Advise on, deliver and maintain records for statutory and non-statutory health screening and surveillance
  • Train employees in prevention of occupational illness/injury and first aid for specific industrial hazards
  • Manage departmental equipment and supplies
  • Manage respirator fit testing process liaising with RPE manager
  • Manage the immunisation process
  • Provide on call cover
  • Coordinate department resource



Qualifications, Aptitudes and Experience

Occupational health qualification required

Current NMC registration

RGN qualification required

Minimum of 2 years registered general nurse with post registration experience



Terms and Conditions

Basic Annual Income – £40,780 to £70,115, overtime rates apply as standard

37.9 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Annual Holiday Entitlement: 25 days annual leave, 8 public holidays, 2.5 privilege holidays

12 Month Contract – Maternity Cover


Security Clearance

Vacancy requires candidate to undergo security clearance checks.



Closing date for CV applications will be on Monday 18th July 2022 at 12noon

To apply email your CV to recruitment@blargoans.com specifying the reference BL23955




Blargoans Limited operates as a locally based employment business for temporary/contract recruitment and an employment agency for permanent recruitment for technical and professional roles to the Engineering, Office & Commercial Industries.