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Date Added: Thu 08/02/2024

Occupational Health Physician

Leeds, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £80,000 - £120,000 per annum, Inc benefits

Occupational Health Physician

Job Purpose:

  • The delivery of the Occupational Health Services to our Client’s clients and to ensure that the provision of the occupational health advice is, at all times, of the highest standard.
  • To act as an ambassador and promote the Occupational Health services available
  • To ensure standards of best practice and standardisation of systems.

The Occupational Health Physician will:

  • Act as Corporate Medical Advisor/Occupational Health Physician to private & public sector organisations nationwide, dealing with occupational health issues for employers from pre-employment through sickness and absence management to ill health retirement.
  • Provide medical advice on disability to client insurance companies for claims of long term disability and accident claims.
  • To provide clinical advice as Medical Advisors to Pension Trustees on fitness for entry into pension schemes and on claims for early ill health retirement. Also to provide reviews on existing claims.
  • Attend client premises where necessary to provide clinic services or case management advice.
  • To provide a variety health surveillance services at Physician level and provide reviews
  • To act as a professional witness for clients in judicial environments (e.g. Employment tribunal).
  • Liaise with Administrators/Team Leader’s regarding both client and patient queries.

The Occupational Health Physician general office duties:

  • Understand the Company’s objectives and values.
  • Assist with induction and training of new employees within the Team
  • Manage confidential data in line with the Data Protection Act
  • General Office Duties
  • Contribute ideas and suggestions to continuously improve the Customer Experience
  • Assisting with colleagues work during absence.
  • Attending meetings and training sessions as required
  • Any other request made by a Manager or Director

To work as a Occupational Health Physician at this unique role, you will need:

  • Have the Right to Work in the UK.
  • DipOccMed/AFOM / MFOM qualification is the minimum.
  • Current GMC registration.
  • Current MDU restriction
  • Demonstrable experience within a similar role within the private sector for at least 2 years.
  • Good understanding of employment law
  • Qualified to undertake HAVs testing is essential and IRR/Asbestos qualified would be desired.
  • Qualified to undertake rail work is desired.
  • “Hands on” knowledge of various aspects of health surveillance and screening
  • Knowledge of Outlook and Word is essential and knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint is desired.



Giuliana Cassiano

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