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Occupational Health Advisor

Job Description

Job Advertisement: Occupational Health Advisor

Position: Occupational Health Advisor
Location: South Yorkshire
Contact: Lewis, Service Care

About Us: Service Care is assisting South Yorkshire Police in recruiting a dedicated Occupational Health Advisor. This role involves delivering a comprehensive range of Occupational Health services, including attendance management, pre-placement assessments, fitness for work medicals, vaccinations, and management of contamination incidents, among other services.

Role Overview: As an Occupational Health Advisor, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to ensure individuals receive the necessary support to encourage attendance at work, manage associated risks, and provide managers with guidance to maintain a sustainable workforce.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct telephone consultations and manage complex caseloads, maintaining clinical objectivity and impartiality in line with occupational health guidance.
  • Provide evidence-based occupational health advice to support employees and management across South Yorkshire Police.
  • Produce concise reports for management on employee fitness for work, including advisory reasonable adjustments with timeframes in line with audit criteria.
  • Use a bio-psychosocial approach combined with functional assessment to address barriers to work and inform robust work recommendations.
  • Obtain specialist reports when necessary and liaise with Physicians, Physiotherapists, and Counsellors to provide comprehensive occupational health reports supporting individual rehabilitation and effective return to work plans.
  • Deliver pre-employment and mandatory medicals, advising on fitness for work and workplace adjustments for managers, ensuring medicals are completed within agreed timescales to maintain frontline operational policing.


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage complex caseloads and maintain clinical objectivity.
  • Experience in providing evidence-based occupational health advice.
  • Proficiency in producing detailed and concise reports.
  • Ability to utilise a bio-psychosocial approach for assessing work barriers.
  • Experience liaising with multidisciplinary teams to support employee health and rehabilitation.
  • Competence in delivering pre-employment and mandatory medicals.

Join Us: If you are a committed and professional Occupational Health Advisor eager to support the well-being and efficiency of South Yorkshire Police, we encourage you to apply.

To Apply: Please contact Lewis at Service Care for more information or to apply for this position.

Contact Details:

  • Name: Lewis
  • Phone: 01772 208962
  • Email: