Occupational Health Specialist/Medical Adviser

Location
Buxton, Derbyshire
Salary
£76,000 - £81,000
Posted
14 Jun 2018
Closes
15 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The role

Joining our Centre for Workplace Health, you will be at the heart of preventing illness within Britain’s working population. You will also strive to improve the health of this group, taking on a lead role in implementing the objectives from our new Health Strategy. From investigating incidents to advising on occupational health issues in the workplace such as health surveillance, you will apply your medical, health and scientific knowledge to contribute to the technical work of HSE teams. Through the development and interpretation of information and research data, you will further our regulatory work, and deliver health-related organisational training for both internal team-members and external partners. This is a far-reaching role with the scope to transform the health outcomes for a huge proportion of the population, so we will also ask you to share your expertise with colleagues, speaking at national conferences once or twice a year.

Experience

With GMC registration and a licence to practise, it would be ideal if you also have a post-graduate qualification. With a full driving licence (or a suitable alternative) you will be a natural leader with the ability to work at pace. Able to make decisions under pressure, you will have relevant experience in one of the following areas: occupational medicine; specialty medical practice (such as dermatology, psychiatry or rheumatology); Primary Care work with relevant additional occupational medical experience; Public Health medicine with additional occupational medical experience; or another specialist field with additional medical experience. You will also be keen to support others in their understanding of health in the workplace, so you will be adept at seeking out opportunities for collaboration and adapting your knowledge for a variety of audiences.

Who we are

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) provides a world-class service to Britain’s employees. Committed to minimising the risks of avoidable illness, serious injury and death in the workplace, we hold the nation’s employers accountable for upholding our rigorous standards. Setting guidelines, conducting regular site inspections and investigating when accidents and incidents have occurred, we work with all sectors of industry to help them raise and maintain their health and safety standards – and we prosecute those who are neglecting their duties. As a civil service regulatory organisation, our work is fast-paced and fascinating. Comprising of a diverse multidisciplinary team, with flexible working options, plenty of development opportunities and a highly desirable benefits package, the HSE is a place where you are bound to thrive. 

For further information about the role, please contact Steve Forman, Principle Medical Advisor on 020 3028 4067 or steve.forman@hse.gov.uk

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