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    Occupational Health Nurse

    Occupational Health

    Location:  Leicester
    Contract Type:  Permanent
    Salary:  Circa £40,000 dependant on experience
    Closing Date:  Friday 07 August 2020
    Interview Date:  To be confirmed
    Reference:  2020-171

    We are proud to be one team at East Midlands Railway (EMR), passionate about delivering the best ever journeys for the East Midlands. To enable us to run a reliable railway, the health, safety and wellbeing of our 2,500 employees is at the heart of everything that we do.

    We are looking for a professional, self-motivated and experienced registered nurse to join our Occupational Health team, as we look to develop and deliver an ambitious health and wellbeing programme to meet the needs of our colleagues.

    An experienced practising nurse, you will be contributing to the provision of outstanding Occupational Health services and employee wellbeing support, undertaking medical assessments in-line with clinical and railway industry standards.

    Responsibilities of the role include:

    • Providing the business with sound, evidence-based clinical guidance, liaising closely with employees, managers and HR colleagues, contributing to case conferences where required.
    • Assisting in the development and delivery of a business-wide health and wellbeing outreach programme, positioning wellbeing support at the heart of employee experience.
    • Deliver fitness-to-work medical assessments at our Occupational Health Centre, in-line with railway industry standards and requirements. This includes ancillary medical checks (ECGs, eyesight, audiometry, spirometry) as required.
    • Carry out pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.
    • Assist line managers to manage attendance within the business by carrying out management referrals, providing advisory guidance, provide basic counselling services, and/or referrals to further professional services as required.

    We are looking for a registered general nurse (part 1 and part 3 of the register).

    An Occupational Health qualification is not essential, however the post holder must have a commitment to working to achieve this within an agreed time frame. 

    In addition to the competitive salary, you will also enjoy a wide range of benefits including a fantastic pension scheme, free travel on the EMR network, discounted travel with other rail operators and discounted EMR train tickets for your friends and family.


    To apply please complete the online application form and upload your CV.

    We promise to treat you fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment and selection process.

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    We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, we promote equal opportunities for all.  East Midlands Railway is a non-discriminatory employer committed to the recruitment and promotion of all on the basis of ability and merit irrespective of disability, race, gender, health, social class, sexual preference, marital status, nationality, religion, employment status or age. We’ll treat your application fairly and assess you for the job based on merit and skills. 


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