Occupational Health Nurse- Cork

Location Cork
Job-type Permanent
Salary €50000 - €55000 per annum
Contact Lisa Hehir
Email email Lisa
Reference J345457
Date Published 22 days ago
TTM Healthcare in partnership with our client is recruiting for a permanent Occupational Health Nurse for our client based in Cork.
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.

The role will include the following duties and responsibilities :

Employee Wellbeing
• Leading an 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.