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Date Added: Sat 11/03/2023

Immunisation Nurse - Occupational Health

Dorchester, DT1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £32000 - £36000/annum

Job Title: Immunisation Nurse
Location: Dorset - to cover clinics in Dorchester and Isle of Portland
Salary: up to £36,000 per annum + mileage
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Part time - 3 days per week

About Us

The new Optima Health is the UK market leader in the provision of Occupational Health and Wellbeing services. Formed by the combination of three leading businesses (Optima Health, TP Health and Healthwork), the new Optima Health is more than the consolidation of the individual legacy businesses, our combined and complementary capability means we can offer unrivalled clinical expertise and industry leading tailored solutions to our clients. Our aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of the UK workforce by supporting healthy high performance in our client organisations, helping them to achieve their full potential through their people.

Optima Health not only provide an excellent package, but we also offer a structured induction and training programme in your first few weeks, with touchpoints all the way through and support from your Line Manager. One of our core values is One Team and growing and developing together is our key commitment. We offer tailored career development and opportunities for further training and qualifications, to support you in your career journey.

Role Summary

We are looking for an Occupational Health Immunisation Nurse to join the optima team to be based in clinics across Dorchester and Isle of Portland. This is a varied role with a focus on delivering immunisations clinics and venepuncture to our clients across different sites.

You will be working with the local NHS trust and Her Majesty's Prison and Probation service.

In return, we offer an industry-leading training and development program to help you get where you want to go in Occupational Health. If you want to carry out additional training and qualifications or take on a leadership and management responsibility, then we will help support you.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

* Delivering a range of Occupational Health services and clinics for our clients, with a focus on immunisations and vaccinations. Travel to customer sites in the local area will be required.

* Advise our clients on current immunisation services and recommendations for improvement.

* Conducting immunisation health assessments and surveillance, relating to potential exposure to health risks at work.

* Promoting employee health and wellbeing for our clients and across the wider business.

* Advising on potential biological agent exposure in the workplace, and the implications of relevant legislation.

* Giving health education on relevant issues, promoting a healthy lifestyle to all employees in order to maximise participation in activities at work and elsewhere.

* Providing a professional, objective and caring service delivery, and fostering an atmosphere of trust, enthusiasm and business awareness.

* Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team by sharing knowledge, supporting and challenging your peers.

* Maintaining registration and Continuous Professional Development by meeting or exceeding standards set by the NMC.

* Lead by example and be an inspirational role model for the Optima Health values.

Experience, skills and knowledge required for the role

* Registered General Nurse with previous experience of delivering immunisations and vaccinations.

* Current NMC Registration

* You will need to be a proactive, friendly and professional person who is confident managing their own workload.

* The role also involves travelling to clinics, so a full UK driving license is a must.

What We Can Offer you

* Excellent training and development opportunities

* Plenty of career progression opportunities

* Extensive induction with ongoing mentoring and support from some of the top Occupational Health professionals in the industry

* 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

* Pension Scheme

* Share save scheme

* Employee Assistant Programme

* Cycle to work scheme

* Eye care test vouchers

* Annual flu jabs

* Perkbox retail reward and discount scheme

* Life assurance

Optima Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief or sexual orientation.

All salaries are displayed as Full Time Equivalent (FTE)
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