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Occupational Health Technician (HCA)

Job Field:
Support Services Jobs
Speciality:
Health Care Assistant Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Unspecified
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Unspecified
Country:
England
Region:
West Midlands
Contract Type:
Permanent
Currency:
£
Salary:
20,000 to 22,000 per annum
Salary Description:
GBP20k - 22k per year + Benefits
Posted:
17-Dec-18
Recruiter:
Appoint Group
Job Ref:
18503

Occupational Health Technician (Health Care Assistant)

Permanent

Full Time

Salary up to �22000

We are seeking an Occupational Health Technician to join our Peri Team. The role will cover the Midlands, however the successful applicant will be required to travel across the UK as required.

Candidates will be required to drive the Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) to clients 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 long-distance travel required for the role.

This is a full-time role where the successful applicant will work 37.5 hours per week. You will be required to stay away from home Monday-Friday every week.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and reliable individual to expand their skills and experience in a supportive environment.

Key Responsibilities:

* Undertake health surveillance screening, including audiometry, lung function testing, drug and alcohol testing
* To undertake health screening procedures, including general baseline measurements such as height, weight, blood pressure, urinalysis
* To ensure all medical information is accurately recorded in the occupational health records and passed to the relevant clinical staff
* To ensure all equipment is serviceable, clean and fit for purpose
* To undertake and support additional tasks as requested, such as health promotion activities
* Provide support to the whole occupational health team in helping the department to 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

The screening procedures give the nursing and physician staff the biometric information they require to be able to make clinical decisions about patient management; the Occupational Health Technician has no role in interpreting results apart from in drug and alcohol testing is trained to do so.

Benefits

25 Days Annual Leave, Health Cashback Plan, Perkbox.

Essential Skills

* Sound 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, self-motivated and 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

Desired Skills

There is no recognised professional qualification for this role however suitable backgrounds includes:

* Health Care Assistant
* Ambulance
* EMT
* Military Medic
* Offshore Medic Knowledge and experience of working in occupational health

If you would like to apply for this role please email your CV to jody.greaves@appointgroup.co.uk or Call 01489774218.

APPHOS

Closing Date:
15/01/2019

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