Occupational Health Advisor – Mental Health Nurse Specialist in Devonport, Plymouth

Reference: SR-5667

Location: Devonport, Plymouth

Salary: £36K – £38K per annum + benefits

Occupational Health Staffing are looking to recruit an Occupational Health Advisor – Mental Health Nurse Specialist to work on a full time permanent basis for a health care provider in Plymouth. Based at their client’s site in the Royal Dockyard in Devonport, this is a permanent opportunity where the successful applicant will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday inclusive between 8.00am-4.15pm. The successful individual will work as part of a team to deliver an exceptional OH service
Deliver specific project activities and objectives to include:
• Defining, developing and influencing Client policy and strategy for managing mental health in the context of the Client’s business
• Defining and implementing a model for professional support of Mental Health First Aiders Community across the client’s business
• Attending and supporting the Client’s Mental Health and Well-being Working groups.
• Informal coaching and support of Clinical staff with regard to mental health cases when required.
• Using professional and local knowledge, assess, refer and signpost employees to appropriate support outside
• Assisting the client in obtaining appropriate and competent support for employees from their 3rd party support services in the mental health arena (e.g. Employee Assistance programme, Local Counselling provider)
• Design and deliver training and awareness sessions to Mental Health First Aiders and Managers (in conjunction with OH) around mental health and the workplace as part of the Client’s ongoing commitment to improving workplace health and wellbeing.
• Provide 1-1 problem solving sessions using CBT or Counselling or Coaching techniques in cases where evidenced based practice would apply and/or in the absence of the Client’s 3rd party support.
• Provide expert, evidence-based case management services for referrals relating to attendance, fitness for work and other requests for OH advice when mental health is a factor.
• Provide professional, comprehensive and evidence based written reports
• Provide expert advice in respect of legislative requirements and best practice relating to OH and mental health
To apply you will be a Registered Mental Health Nurse, Ideally-SPMH: Specialist practitioner: Mental health
With:
• Experience in work related issues, stress, bullying, mental health awareness and mental health first aid.
• Experience delivering stress resilience training;
• CBT trained, experience in several ways of counselling humanistic, person-centred etc.
• Occupational Health Qualification
• Registered with BABCP with accredited certificates in counselling
• Registered with the BABCP with full accreditation in CBT.
Salary: £36K – £38K per annum + benefits

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