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Date Added: Wed 15/11/2023

Mobile Occupational Health Technician

Reading, RG1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £24000 - £26000/annum

Here at Nothing But Healthcare we are looking for Occupational Health Technicians to work for a large occupational health provider driving Mobile medical units.

The successful applicant will be required to travel throughout the UK driving a Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) to client sites in order to deliver health surveillance services. The successful applicant must have the facility to park the unit at or near their home address overnight and be comfortable with the travel required for the role which will include regular overnight stays.

This is a full-time role where the successful applicant will work 37.5 hours per week, usually between the hours of 8.30am and 5.00pm. There will be a requirement for weekly overnight stays as part of the role.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and reliable individual to expand their skills and experience in a supportive environment.

We are looking for Technicians who are based in the South East

Key Responsibilities:

- Undertake health surveillance screening, including audiometry, lung function testing, drug and alcohol testing and general baseline measurements such as height, weight, blood pressure, urinalysis
- To ensure all medical information is accurately recorded in the occupational health records and passed to the relevant clinical staff
- To ensure all equipment is serviceable, clean and fit for purpose
- To undertake and support additional tasks as requested, such as health promotion activities
- Provide support to the whole occupational health team in helping the department to run smoothly and effectively, undertaking non-clinical tasks as requested e.g. filing/tidying etc
- Support the wider occupational health team in their duties and ensure that all information is accurately gathered and recorded
- The screening procedures give the nursing and physician staff the biometric information they require to be able to make clinical decisions about patient management; the Occupational Health Technician has no role in interpreting results apart from in drug
and alcohol testing is trained to do so.

Essential Skills required:

- Sound educational background including a good standard of numeracy and written English
- The ability to work autonomously with support from line management and others within the team
- Demonstrates a proactive approach to work
- Possess solid IT skills
- Be able to prioritise own workload and manage own time effectively, self-motivated and capable of working flexibly and to strict deadlines
- Understand the requirement for patient confidentiality, ensuring all patients are treated with respect, dignity and privacy
- Possess strong self-awareness and a sense of respect for others
- Demonstrate a strong customer service focus and approachability when holding assessments
- A team player who is supportive of their colleagues and promotes a positive working environment

You will ideally come from one of these backgrounds:
- Graduate from Sports Science degrees
- Health Care Assistant
- Military Medic

Perks & Benefits:

- Competitive annual salary dependent on qualifications and experience
- Contributory pension scheme
- Life Assurance
- Health Cash Plan
- Starting on 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays which increases with length of service
- Discounted Gym membership
- Cycle to work schemes
- Additional benefits including flu vaccinations, eyecare and professional registration fees paid
- Full access to discounts on Perkbox
- Opportunity for Career development
- Access to Vitality Health
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