OH Staffing – Weekly Blog 08.01.2020

Posted On 08 Jan 2020

OH Staffing – Weekly Blog

Recruitment News – Jan 2020

The Government on the 7/1/20 has officially launched its review in to IR35, as promised by Sajid Javid, Chancellor of the Exchequer in November 2019.

According to the Government “the review will determine if any further steps can be taken to ensure the smooth and successful implementation of the reforms, which are due to come in to force in April 2020.”

The review will be concluded by mid-February, which will hold a series of roundtables with contractor groups and medium and large-sized businesses. The Government will also evaluate its Check employment status for tax (CEST) tool.

A separate review will also be launched in conjuncture with the IR35, which is to explore how it can better support the self-employed.

OH and Wellbeing News

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has held the first meeting of its steering group looking at the future shape of Part 3 of the register, the current home in terms of registration for many occupational health nurses.

The meeting saw occupational health represented by the Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing (FOHN) and the National School of Occupational Health (NSOH)

Within OH, there have long been concerns as to whether NMC-validated Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) occupational health courses remain fit for purpose and whether the NMC even fully understands the nature and complexities of OH practice.

But the meeting in November put that latter concern at least to rest, emphasised Fiona King, FOHN deputy chief operating officer.

“It was very positive. We can be quite negative within OH sometimes about the NMC. But, actually, I felt they were very much listening. Occupational health got equal airtime to everyone else and there was an understanding that there were differences, and the unique positioning that occupational health has. It was very much, ‘how do we make this work going forward?” she told Occupational Health & Wellbeing.

The review process is expected to run for a further 18 months at least and the steering group is being chaired by former deputy chief nursing officer for England Dr David Foster.

OH Staffing Updates

In an effort to continue striving to be the BEST OH Recruitment agency Occupational Health Staffing have added an instant online chat facility to our website www.ohstaffing.co.uk check it out

We currently have 150 live Occupational Health vacancies on our website

We are looking for Occupational health:-

Nurses, Advisors, Managers, Physicians, Therapists, Technicians and Administrators

Across the UK

Jobs of the Week

Job Ref: SR-5730

Occupational Health Advisor

Location: City of London, EC4A

Job Type: Permanent Full time

Occupational Health Staffing are looking to recruit for an Occupational Health Advisor to work for a leading health care provider in The City of London near Cannon Street Station. This is a full time, permanent position working Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours a week. The successful individual will work autonomously onsite to deliver the client service, helping to bring success to this contract and the Company.

Duties:-

•             To provide expert, evidence based case management services for referrals relating to attendance, fitness for work and other requests for OH advice.

•             Provide professional, comprehensive and evidence based written reports

•             Provide expert advice in respect of legislative requirements and best practice relating to OH

•             To evaluate the results of medicals and surveillance provided, and ensure that the correct advice in relation to fitness is communicated, escalating where clinically appropriate

To Apply:

•             Registration with NMC Part 1

•             Postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health Degree/Diploma

Salary: £36K – £38K + 25 Days Holiday, Health Cash Plan

 

 

Job Ref: SR-5726

Occupational Health Advisor – Team Leader

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Job Type: Full Time Permanent

Occupational Health Staffing are looking to recruit a full time permanent Occupational Health Advisor – Team Leader to work for a health care provider in Preston, Lancashire and lead their OH team. This role will suit a committed and enthusiastic individual with proven experience of leading others, building client relationships and delivering excellent customer service. The role breakdown will be 25% general management, and 75% case management and medicals

Managerial Duties:-

•             Providing clinical leadership to all clinical staff on site – overall responsibility for an OHN, OHA, Physio and OHT

•             Providing effective clinical governance

•             Interpreting and delivering Management Information

•             Carry out review meetings with the Account Managers/Client Representatives on the contacts

•             Assist with and/or arrange Health and Wellbeing events/workshops for customers within contract terms or on ad-hoc basis as appropriate

OH Duties:

•             Sickness Absence Management

•             Health Surveillance

To apply you will be a Registered General Nurse, hold an OH Qualification with Solid case management experience and be able to deliver health surveillance activities and undertaking medicals

Hours: This is a full time opportunity where the successful individual will work Monday-Friday typically 8.00am-4.00pm with some cover occasionally until 6.00pm

Salary: £40K + 25 Days Holiday, Health Cash Plan

 

 

Contact us:

Landline: 0208 952 6278

Steve Roberts – 07970 075 115 – steve@ohstaffing.co.uk

Priya Kanji – 07957 925 532 – priya@ohstaffing.co.uk

Posted in Occupational Health

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