Occupational Health Advisor - Henderson Wholesale Ltd

Henderson Group

Co. Antrim

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Henderson Group is one of Northern Ireland’s top companies with turnover of over £900m and a portfolio of highly recognisable brands, incorporating four group entities: Henderson Wholesale (to include Henderson Print and Henderson Technology), Henderson Retail (company-owned store division), Henderson Group Property, and Henderson Foodservice. The Group currently employs over 4400 and continues to grow.

Our award-winning culture is friendly, welcoming and supportive. We encourage everyone to be the best they can be living our values of AMBITION, CUSTOMER FIRST, TEAMWORK, INTEGRITY and working together to achieve great results. A competitive reward package is on offer including contributory pension scheme, life assurance, health cash plan, online discounts platforms, employee assistance programme, social club, wellbeing programmes, colleague discount in our company owned stores and many more great benefits.

We’re looking for a talented Occupational Health Advisor to promote a high-quality Occupational Health Service to our workforce and enhance our award-winning reputation for best practice. Based at our Head Office and Distribution Centre in Mallusk, Newtownabbey you will be accountable to the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) for the provision of professional occupational health nursing assessment, care and advice to management and individual clients and report directly to the Group Health and Safety Manager. Enjoying plenty of variety, you’ll take responsibility for every aspect of Occupational Health from fitness for work, case management, health protection and health surveillance to delivering health promotion and supporting employee wellbeing.

Key Responsibilities:

· In conjunction with some external support from an outsourced OH Consultancy service, you will directly support the health and wellness of circa 4000 employees. Approximately 3000 of our employees are based at our retail stores with others located at our Head Office and Distribution Centre in Mallusk and in field-based roles.

· The provision of OH screening and surveillance programmes in line with legislation and compliance with best practice and provide management teams with information and recommendations for any appropriate actions.

· Build and maintain close working relationships with HR and H&S team to deliver proactive high standards of case management of work-related ill health and capability cases, in partnership with line managers and all those concerned. Collaborate with Health & Social Care, primary care and other external agencies and professionals.

· Play an active role in the promotion, delivery and support of the Company Wellbeing agenda ‘Well Aware’

· Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of workplace health management/wellbeing strategies and target action areas.

· Research and keep up to date on changing OH practices/legislation and presenting action plans to ensure compliance.

What we’re looking for:

· It is essential that applicants possess a General Nurse with unrestricted Part 1 (Adult) registration with the NMC additional specialist qualification in Occupational Health Nursing Qualification I.e. Diploma, Degree or MSc Occupational health Nursing AND Currently registered on the 3rd part of the NMC Register


· Successfully completed an NMC approved Occupational Health Nursing Diploma/Degree course to be eligible for registration on the 3rd part of the NMC Register as an Occupational Health Nurse


· Considerable experience of the full OH remit in a medium to large commercial organisation including Pre-Placement Health Assessment to meet standards in relation to public protection, employment law Health and Safety associated job role risk, health surveillance, health protection, a strong background in complex case management and rehabilitation, as well as wellbeing at work.

· The ability to identify opportunities, analyse problems and make well informed decisions.

· Evidence of an up to date knowledge base of professional and specialist issues.

· Be innovative, persuasive and a good relationship builder with the ability to influence and work collaboratively with a variety of colleagues across a diverse business.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills, a great people person who can look at things from different viewpoints and deliver results.

· Ability to view situations from a commercial or business perspective.

· Full driving licence.

Applicants should note that, based on the response, the Company may increase the criteria.

Working hours will be 36.5 per week Monday-Thursday 8:45 - 4:45 and Friday 8:45 - 3:45 although there will be requirement for flexibility to meet the needs of the business as and when required (e.g. assisting with support on any weekend shift/nightshift operations at our distribution centre). Some travel to area ‘satellite’ clinics to support our store network in the Province will also be required from time-to-time.

Please note that this resource is 5 days per week (36.5 hours per week). We welcome applications from candidates interested in full-time or part-time job share.

Our business has been recognised externally for delivering excellence in employment. We value employee development and heavily invest in our people so in return for your dedication and commitment, you will receive a competitive salary and generous employee benefits which include contributory pension scheme, healthcare, life assurance, employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, social club, Perks Offers/Discount scheme throughout UK/Ireland, staff discount (grocery/fuel) at SPAR/EUROSPAR Henderson Group company-owned stores and many more benefits.

Completed applications must be submitted online by midnight on Thursday 13th May 2021

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We are an equal opportunities employer

Job Snapshot

Job Type
Permanent Full-Time
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Medical & Healthcare, Environmental, Health & Safety
Job Roles
Occupational Health Nurse, Occupational Health Adviser
Min Experience
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Employer Type
Human Resources
Co. Antrim
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Henderson Group

Hightown Avenue,
Co. Antrim,
BT36 4RT

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Occupational Health Advisor - Henderson Wholesale Ltd

  • Co. Antrim
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Closing: Today

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