Senior Occupational Health Adviser

Location: Royston UK
Country: United Kingdom
Company Order Number: 9197
Job Family: EHS
# of openings: 1


Vacancy: Senior Occupational Health Adviser

Location: Royston

Job Family: EHS.

Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 100 company, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specialising in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology. With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 14,000 people. Johnson Matthey uses science to make the world cleaner and healthier. Over the past two centuries we have built our reputation and place as a global leader through quality, integrity, and innovation.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Occupational Health Adviser on a permenant position to join our team based here in Royston. The purpose of the job is to provide support to the OH Manager by overseeing the clinical management of the OH team and service for all employees of the Company. You will add value to the JM business through the protection, maintenance and improvement of employee health. This is achieved by supporting the delivery of the OH Strategy and in the planning, implementation and administration of Health Surveillance programmes/other screening across the organisation.


Key responsibilities

  • Accountability and responsibility for the management and effectiveness of the clinical service on a day to day basis, ensuring appropriate skills mix, staffing levels and staff competency are met whilst delivering a quality service.

  • Work with the OH manager to support and lead the OH team to develop their capability, motivating and mentoring them to meet the current and future requirements of the OH Dept.

  • Working with the OH Manager, develop and oversee delivery of proactive and reactive programmes around health promotion, work ability and employee wellness activities for all employees across the business.

  • Working with the OH Manager develop and maintain policies and procedures for all services delivered with the department.

  • Delivering OH case management and rehabilitation services in partnership with Management, HR, EHS, the OH Manager and OH Physician

  • Undertaking work place visits to survey working environments, understand working conditions and working with the EHS team, giving advice on practical Health and Safety improvements in line with relevant H&S legislation.

  • In the capacity of Clinical Lead ensure the department is always audit ready, including staff and records.

  • Accountable for ensuring compliance with legislative requirements, developing knowledge within the team on

Are you the ideal candidate?

  • Registered Nurse on NMC register (Part 1 or 2) with broad based post registration experience or a Post graduate qualification in Occupational Health (Diploma/Degree)

  • Must be proficient in working with Microsoft packages and have strong IT skills, preferable use of OPAS or similar OH Database

  • Working knowledge of H&S legislation

  • Experience of clinical management in the absence of senior colleagues

  • OH experience in an industrial/chemical/pharmaceutical environment -Desirable

  • Experience of Risk Management Process and of carrying our Risk Assessments - Desirable

  • Experience of case management

  • Quality issues and detailed understanding of clinical governance, audit and clinical effectiveness and their application to occupational Health


    Internal applicants should advise their line manager before applying.  For further information, please contact the Recruitment Team via email –

Closing date for applications: 5th January 2020


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