Ref: 22/05 Location: Lincoln (with home working opportunities) Salary/grade: SG4 (£44,310 to £48,546 per annum) Contract: Permanent Hours:37 hours Residency / Vetting requirement: Management Vetting, 5 year residency Closing date: Monday 5th December 2022 Interview date: TBC
Lincolnshire Police's Occupational Health and workplace Care Service is undergoing transformational change, including an expansion programme, to meet the future demands of a changing blue light and critical workforce.
As a consequence, we have several clinical positions becoming available, with some requiring travelling to different locations, some based in the Occupational Health Unit in Lincoln and some undertaken with elements of remote working.
If successful, applicants will be joining the organisation at an exciting time, with many changes taking place across the Force and Policing.
Working within the Occupational Health and Care Team will provide individuals with a challenging and rewarding opportunity, one where you can not only make a real difference, but learn and practice new skills and develop new competencies, following best clinical evidence.
We are committed to ensuring that the make-up of our workforce is reflective of the communities we serve. We recognise that having a diverse workforce makes us more approachable and relevant to the public.
Police officers and police staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependent on role, location and length of service, e.g. generous holidays, pension scheme, flexible working, CPD and onsite parking.
We are seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Occupational Health Advisor who will have a lead role in undertaking sickness / absence case management. There is scope for the role to undertake both remote and face to face case management, dependent on the individual’s location.
The role will work closely with the Head of Health and Care and a team of other clinicians including a screening nurse / technician capability, psychotherapists and an administration team. The role will interface with other outsourced clinicians including a physiotherapy network, physicians, psychiatrist and mental health expertise.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a comprehensive OH clinical service for officers and staff across Lincolnshire. Key aspects of the role will include:
Expert sickness / absence case management – a maximum of 5 new cases per day.
Working with treating clinical teams to determine / ensure best health outcomes
Providing support to screening nurse and technician personnel.
Working within a clinically robust environment with a leading OH software system
Developing practice and supporting CPD of other team members.
Applicants must be Registered Nurse’s, registered on part 3 of the NMC register and hold a tertiary OH qualification as a minimum.
Knowledge and experience of OH case management within policing and/or a blue light sector is highly desirable.
Part time and shared working options may be possible.
The standard shift pattern for the role is shown, however flexible working patterns will be considered on a full and part-time basis. Applications will be considered on an individual basis and all requests must meet the organisational need as well as individual need, which can be determined with the successful applicant.