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RGN (Registered General Nurse)- Police

  • Job reference: RG/225
  • Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Police
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Registered General Nurse to work on a Fixed-Term contract with Warwickshire and West Mercia Police.

The successful candidate will be based in Hindlip, with travel to Rugby and other locations around Warwickshire and West Mercia. They will deliver specific Occupational Health services in relation to health screening and health promotion.

Key responsibilities:
-Conducting 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 lead and link in 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 recognise symptoms of workplace injury and ill health, and seek to identify their causes and inform the Occupational Health Manager accordingly.
-To support the OH Advisers and provide advice to individuals as part of on-going case management.

The successful candidate must be a 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 an advantage 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.

Please note: This is a role with the Police, therefore is subject to vetting. 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 Becci Grime.