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Clinical Nurse (RGN) - Police

  • Job reference: MC/451
  • Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Police
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Clinical Nurse to work on a fixed-term contract with Warwickshire and West Mercia Police.

The successful applicant will be based in Hindlip, but could be asked to travel to Rugby and other locations around Warwickshire and West Mercia. They will deliver a Occupational Health services in relation to health screening and health promotion.

Main responsibilities:
- To conduct health assessments in more complex cases to decide on suitability of appointment. This will include written and verbal reports to HR Officers/Business Partners and supporting managers in addressing the associated outcomes (eg, advice on workplace adjustments)
- To provide clinical leadership and direct the Occupational Health Technicians on all matters relating to periodic health surveillance programmes (e.g. AFO, ATO and DVI assessments). To conduct audiometry, spirometry and drugs tests and advise on vaccinations etc. where appropriate.
- To cooperate with internal and external stakeholders to deliver health and wellbeing initiatives (e.g. healthy lifestyle checks, to include BMI, cholesterol, B/P, diet, alcohol) and promote healthy lifestyle choices.
- To identify symptoms of workplace injury and ill health, and seek to identify their causes and inform the Occupational Health Manager accordingly.
- To support the Occupational Health Advisers and provide advice to individuals as part of on-going case management.

The successful applicant will be a qualified and experienced Registered General Nurse.
They will also require a sound knowledge of the Equality Act, Medical Reports Act, Data Protection Act and Health and Safety at Work Act, confidentiality and its application in a workplace setting.
It would also be advantageous to hold post qualification experience in a clinical setting e.g. health assessments, GP setting etc, as well as experience of providing clinical services within a complex, multi-site organisation.

Be advised, This is a police-based role, and therefore is subject to National Security checks.
Applicants must have lived in the UK continuously for the last 5 years.
If you are interested in this vacancy, please ring 01772 208962 and ask to speak to Martin Cookson.