Posted On 05 Jul 2019
OH Staffing – Weekly Blog
Amazon will grow its number of UK employees to 29,500 in a move described by Chancellor Philip Hammond as a “clear vote of confidence” in the British economy
Britain is the biggest European market for Amazon, with the company adding 2,500 permanent jobs in 2018.
The company claims it has invested over £9.3billion in its UK operations since 2010.
We are delighted to be able continue to invest and grow our UK business
Doug Gurr, Amazon UK Country Manager, said: “We are delighted to be able continue to invest and grow our UK business.
Occupational Health News
A report published by the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) found that only 45 per cent of UK workers have access to Occupational Health Services despite the fact that every year over 170 million days are lost to illness.
1.4 million workers suffering from work-related conditions
The report calls for the creation of a centralised body to give guidance in OH
Other recommendations were greater support for businesses in assessing the economic benefit of OH interventions and a more investment from the Government, employers and the industry.
The report was researched by Professor Ewan Macdonald OBE, head of the healthy working lives group at the University of Glasgow
Professor Macdonald said:
“People are retiring earlier because themselves and their employers are not getting the skilled support and advice which can help people to work safely and longer”
OH Staffing Updates
We currently have 120 live Occupational Health vacancies on our website
We are looking for Occupational health:-
Nurses, Advisors, Managers, Physicians, Therapists, Technicians and Administrators
Across the UK
Job of the Week
Job Ref: SR-5321
Occupational Health Advisor
Location: Homebased + Travel (mainly Southern region)
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Occupational Health Staffing are looking to recruit a full time permanent occupational health advisor to work from home undertaking travel to sites across The South East and South West regions. Although homebased there is a requirement to work in the Head Office which is near Rickmansworth and other locations to meet customers mainly in the south east and south west of the UK. (50% travel – 50% homebased)
Working for an in-house OH team for a leading construction company the successful candidate will deliver a full health surveillance programme independently engaging stakeholders across the business. You will have responsibility for all scheduling, liaising with sites/projects and logistics of delivering the programmes, this maybe via their mobile unit or on fixed locations but at times it may require you to be away from home 2-3 nights a week, dependent upon schedule (all subsistence/accommodation paid).
To apply you will: –
Salary: £38K – £43K + Car or Car Allowance + Private Healthcare
Landline: 0208 952 6278
Steve Roberts – 07970 075 115 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Priya Kanji – 07957 925 532 – email@example.com
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