Are you naturally skilled at building positive relationships with employees and fostering a supportive environment as an Occupational Health Technician or Nurse? Are you passionate about promoting employee well-being and an occupational health service – enhancing employee’s physical and mental health in the workplace? Are you comfortable providing guidance and support to employees regarding occupational health issues, conducting health surveillance, fitness for work medicals, health assessments including drug and alcohol testing as well as offering Mental Health advice? Do you work well autonomously and have good interpersonal skills? Are you willing to support our implementation of occupational health programs that prioritise employee health and safety? And above all, are you ready to help Britain achieve Net Zero? 


If so, we would love to hear from you! 


The opportunity 


We’re recruiting for a registered adult nurse with Occupational Health experience (with potential for being sponsored to undertake the SCPHN OH qualification) or an Occupational Health Technician to join our team on a permanent basis at Dungeness B. As an Occupational Health Nurse / Technician, you’ll offer a focused driven mind-set for all Occupational Health matters liaising with staff as appropriate. 


Staff will range from new to legacy EDF employees also including line manager, and HR professionals, where you will provide comprehensive advice and guidance on statutory legislation affecting Occupational Heath for our EDF employees. 


Pay, benefits and culture  


We can offer a competitive salary ranging from £30,650 – £37,169, and you’ll be appointed based on the parameters outlined in the Company Agreement as well as your existing salary, competence, experience and qualifications.  


At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.    


We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.  


We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.  


What you’ll be doing  


As our next Occupational Health Nurse / Technician, you will offer a focused driven mind-set for all Occupational Health matters liaising with staff as appropriate. You will provide comprehensive advice and guidance on statutory legislation affecting Occupational Heath for our EDF employees. 


Role and responsibilities also include: 


  • Conduct Health Surveillance, which may include spirometry, audiology, skin assessment, hand arm vibration and radiation worker medicals within the specified timings, service level agreement (SLA) requirements and operational requirements.  
  • Conduct Fitness for Work Medicals which may include vision testing, blood pressure monitoring, ECG, functional assessment within the specified timings, and SLA requirements and operational requirements  
  • Conduct MyHealth First Assessments and employee wellbeing and health screening including general lifestyle advice within the specified timings, and SLA requirements  
  • Conduct Drug and Alcohol testing, as a trained collection officer, within the specified timings, and SLA requirements  
  • Provide advice on mental health issues in the workplace and be aware of onward referral routes for additional assistance. Utilise the mental health indicator tools  
  • Provide advice on Personal Protective Equipment to support health issues  
  • Organise health promotion information and liaise with outside organisations as appropriate  
  • Update and maintain accurate health records  
  • Maintain medical confidentiality   
  • Assist the Occupational Health Advisor in monitoring compliance with statutory requirements and collate relevant data, including monthly Key Performance Indicator’s, for the audit purposes  
  • Provide support as required to the Occupational Health Advisor 


Who you are 


To excel as an Occupational Health Nurse or Technician at EDF, we seek individuals who embody a strong foundation in healthcare.


Occupational Health Nurse – you must hold a Registered Adult Nurse qualification and have at least one year’s experience within OH. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in developing your skills further as consideration would be given to be sponsored for the SCPHN (Occupational Health) qualification


Occupational Health Technician – an OHT qualification is desirable, if you do not hold this you will be required to complete this within the first 12 months of employment.  As a minimum requirement, you must hold a NVQ Level 3 in Care (or equivalent). 



All roles will require you to demonstrate your commitment to continuous professional development.


Your expertise in medical confidentiality, ethics, and accountability will be essential in providing comprehensive and responsible care to our EDF employees. 


Applications for this role close on 28th April 2024.


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