Occupational Health Nurse- Cork

Location Cork
Job-type Permanent
Salary €55000 per annum
Contact Lisa Hehir
Email email Lisa
Reference J352960
Date Published about 1 month ago
TTM Healthcare Solutions invite applications for the vacancy of Occupational Health Nurse. This role is based in Cork and reports directly to the Group HR Business Partner. The successful candidate will provide a comprehensive range of Occupational health services to employees. This is a specialised professional role with a strong focus on promoting employee health and wellbeing with a start date in July.

The role will include the following duties and responsibilities :

Employee Wellbeing
• Leading Employee Wellbeing Programme and develop initiatives to improve employee wellness.
Health Surveillance
• Co-ordination of a Health Surveillance Programme including regular health assessments across sites and shops, interpreting results and compiling reports.
• Completion of pre-employment medicals, interpretation of results and compiling reports as required by the business.
VDU Ergonomics
• Co-ordinate the VDU Ergonomics Programme including assessment and training
Policies and Procedures
• Review and develop Occupational Health Policies and Procedures in line with legislation, business and audit requirements.
Case Management
• Carry out Occupational Health consultations as referred as per company policy.
• Liase and refer to Occupational Health Physician or other professional services as and when required in managing cases.
• Planning appropriate return to work and rehabilitation.
• Provision of relevant metrics/reports/updates to HR function.
• Track short term and long-term absenteeism levels within the Society.
Medical Information
• Maintenance of medical information and records in a professional and confidential manner in line with GDPR best practice.
Health and Safety
• Carry out and/or assist completion of risk assessments alongside the EHS team across the Society as required.
• Assessment of reported workplace injuries and illnesses and participation in accident investigations in conjunction with the Business, where required.
First Aid
• Support the First Aid team in conjunction with the EHS function. Monitoring the efficiency and supply of First Aid equipment across the Society.
• Organise First Aid cover for company events where additional First Aid cover may be required or where OHA is unavailable.

Management of Occupational Health Services
• Organise calibration of medical equipment annually.
• Managing OHP services including scheduling appointments, forwarding referral details, maintaining records of referrals and administering invoices for payment.
Vaccination Programme
• Coordination of Occupational, Travel, Seasonal Influenza vaccination programme.
Business Continuity Planning (Covid-19)
• Work closely with the Pandemic Response Steering Group to provide relevant medical guidance and support to the Society in line with current guidelines.

The successful candidate should have:
• A recognised qualification in Occupational Health with a minimum of 3-5 years work experience preferably in a Manufacturing/Retail environment.
• Competency in Audiometry, Spirometry, Vision screening and VDU ergonomics.
• Excellent communication skills with strong interpersonal, empathy and listening skills.
• Strong organisational and planning skills including time management with proven track record of prioritising key tasks and delivery to a high professional standard.
• A strong collaborative mindset with proven ability to estabilish and maintain effective working people relationships.
• Possess high level of confidentiality and discretion.
• Pro-active can do attitude with ability to work on own initiative, multitask and flexible to meet deadlines.
• Resilient with collaborative mindset.
• Proficient IT skills
• Good understanding of Health and Safety legislation and best practice.
• Proven track record of achievement and ability to learn quickly.


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.