Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Lead Nurse/ Nurse Advisor Occupational Health

Job Reference: 359-CORP7474-A

Employer: Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Department: Occupational Health

Location: Maidstone Hospital

Salary: £37,570 - £43,772 pa pro rata


Lead Nurse/ Nurse Advisor, dependent on experience, Occupational Health

Full or Part time, 25 to 37.5 hours per week over 4 or 5 days

Following an increased investment in our Nursing staff, we are offering a great opportunity as a Lead Nurse / Nurse Advisor dependent upon experience within our friendly Occupational Health team. This is a fantastic position with the opportunity to work with our established team in progressing the breadth and depth of the service we offer.

We are an innovative and inclusive team, ensuring everyone has the opportunity to present and progress their ideas, allowing every individual to flourish. We are passionate about the health and wellbeing of our staff and the impact this has upon the care and experience our patients receive and this role will have direct input to improving staff wellbeing.

We are committed to supporting continuing professional development and will support the successful candidate to further their knowledge and skills as both a leader and a specialist nurse.

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified Occupational Health Nurse, depending upon experience, to work as a Nurse advisor or with at least 2 year’s experience post OH qualification as a Lead Nurse. We are looking for someone who is motivated, enthusiastic, innovative, and willing to take a team approach to the delivery of our service.

We provide a comprehensive range of services for around 5,900 employees across two acute hospital sites and to a number of external customers. The post holder will be required to work across both our hospital sites as required.

If you believe you have the skills, qualities and experience to take on this interesting and varied role and would like to join us, please apply online.

You will be expected to attend the Trust’s Induction Programme for RNs, RMs and ODPs (which starts on the first day of employment). The programme is full-time , lasts for two weeks and will involve travelling to both Trust sites (please contact the programme lead if this is problematic: nicola.henthorn@nhs.net). The programme includes supernumerary shifts in the clinical area and classroom-based study days which run from 9am to 5pm.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children.)

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to having a diverse workforce and being a Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Committed Employer we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential. We, therefore, encourage applications from BME people, LGBT+ people and people with disabilities.

Closing date: Wednesday 30th October 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 19th November 2019

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