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Occupational Health Advisor

Job Reference : NWT-LHB-02865
Location : Liverpool Hotplate Bakery
Closing Date : 31/10/2018
Jobs Start Date : 01/11/2018
Salary : Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Department : AB LIVERPOOL
Employer : Allied Bakeries
Hours Per week : Part Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic Occupational Health Advisor to join Allied Bakeries in Liverpool.  Working closely with the HR team and line management, this role will be responsible for delivering an exceptional Occupational Health service across our Hotplate bakery and Shared Service Centre in Netherton, Liverpool. Core activities include maintaining health surveillance compliance and fitness assessments, as well as health and wellbeing promotion and case management. This is a part-time position, with the successful applicant required to work 2 days a week, with the ability to flex up to 3 days when required.

The Company

So who are we?  We're the people who make one of the UK’s top grocery brands, Kingsmill, as well as Burgen, Allinson and Sunblest. You know us through our wholesome white, wholemeal and seeded breads and our delicious bakery products such as rolls, pancakes, crumpets, muffins, hot cross buns, and thins.

The Role

The successful applicant will be responsible for the full Occupational Health remit in a busy 24/7 continuous manufacturing environment. You will work closely with HR and line managers in relation to health screening and surveillance, absence and ill-health case management, and capability matters.

Alongside the site management team, you will drive the proactive risk management of work-related health issues and provide direct support, monitoring and reporting on Occupational Health related performance, including KPIs. You will act as the focal point for developing and engaging people in local health promotion and wellbeing plans, as well as collaborating with the National Health & Safety Team and other Occupational Health Advisors in relation to the wider Occupational Health & Safety agenda.

The Person

The successful applicant must have a collaborative approach to Occupational Health and be able to communicate well and build relationships. You will be comfortable working on your own initiative in a fast paced environment and be ready to hit the ground running.

Registered General Nurse (RGN) status plus recognised Occupational Health qualifications and experience of surveillance and complex case management are essential.  Additionally you will ideally have experience working in a manufacturing environment or similar industry.

Other essential skills include:

  • The ability to provide appropriate expert, timely effective and practicable Occupational Health advice;
  • Experience of diary management, with a focus on surveillance compliance;
  • An organised and methodical approach to records management, in line with data protection protocols;
  • Sound educational background, including a high standard of written English and excellent report writing skills;
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to prioritise a caseload and manage your time effectively;
  • A positive and professional attitude, as well as the ability to self-motivate.

Allied Bakeries values reflect the type of culture that we are working hard to achieve; it’s all about, Aiming High, Doing What We Say, ensuring Everybody Matters, and Working Together.  If you can live with these values, you'll do well here. We're looking for people who love a challenge, who have an eye for continuous improvement and the drive to take ownership and make change happen.

As well as a competitive salary and pension arrangements, we offer a great team environment, excellent development opportunities and other fantastic benefits.