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Occupational Health Advisor

Brighton & East Sussex

On Application


Team Prevent UK is the UK division of Europe’s Leading Occupational Health Provider. Being ranked as the fastest growing OH provider in the UK means that we are constantly look for great people to join our team and grow their careers with us! We’re passionate about the delivery of first class pro-active and progressive Occupational Health and have a proven track record in transforming services for our clients. Our client portfolio is extensive and includes a number of global blue-chip organisations. 

Location: Brighton

Salary: Competitive and dependent on experience


  • Two days at Brighton Council (Monday and Thursday preferably) undertaking face-to-face and telephone sick absence management.
  • Friday’s at East Sussex Council alternating between Eastbourne and Lewes undertaking face-to-face and telephone sick absence management.
  • Two days a week will be telephone based sick absence management work covering several contracts. There may be a requirement for other on-site work within the local geography to be undertaken on these days depending on business needs.


  • 33 days holiday rising with service
  • Workplace pension
  • Birthday holiday
  • Employee of the Month Cash Awards
  • Health care cash plan
  • Training and development


The Role:

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate, detailed and appropriate clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment to clients on a face-to-face or remote basis
  • Provide a concise and precise report to management indicating an employee’s fitness to work and detailing any adjustments with timeframes
  • Identify, assess and advise on any workplace hazards or contributing factors to Musculoskeletal disease
  • Conduct workplace assessments such as DSE/Vehicle assessments as and when required and provide advice and recommendations as appropriate
  • Maintain clinical objectivity and impartiality at all times in line with occupational health guidance
  • Deliver effective evidence-based rehabilitation that adheres to national clinical standards
  • Utilise a bio-psychosocial approach combined with functional assessment to address barriers to work and inform robust work recommendations
  • Complete comprehensive assessment and treatment records in line with company policy and national guidelines
  • Contribute to the wider health and wellbeing national initiative by utilising a holistic approach and working closely with the health trainer team  to promote healthy lifestyles
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the clinical support team and admin team to ensure optimal case management


General Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Maintain continuous professional development (CPD) through reflection, participating in 1:1’s, clinical supervision, team meetings and any other relevant CPD activity
  • Maintain excellent communication in a timely manner and proactively engage with client’s, HR, operational management and colleagues
  • Liaise regularly with your line manager and escalate any complex cases as appropriate
  • Be aware and work within any agreed Key Performance Indicators and notify management if unable to do so
  • Prioritise work with effective time management to ensure all tasks are completed accurately and within set timescales/KPI’s
  • Work pro-actively taking initiative and responsibility at your site of work
  • Actively contribute to the overall effectiveness and development of the clinical service
  • Awareness of relevant legislation. Be aware of responsibilities placed upon you under the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974) and ensure that agreed safety procedures are carried out to maintain a safe environment for all
  • To undertake any other duties compatible with the grading of the post, as required


Requirements & Skills

  • Experienced at sick absence management
  • Ability to undertake 6 or 7 cases a day
  • Happy to work on their own but have access to support remotely
  • Be able to drive
  • OHA and qualified
  • Ideally have immunisations experience (as this may be required within this geography) but not essential
  • Council sick absence management experience preferred but not essential


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