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Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced, and qualified Occupational Health Advisor to work as part of our friendly, small occupational health team.

You will be required to deliver the full remit of Occupational Health within a challenging and busy environment. Although not exhaustive, this role includes primarily – providing expert, evidence-based case management services for referrals relating to attendance and fitness for work and providing professional, comprehensive and evidence based written reports.  Providing expert advice in respect of legislative requirements and best practice relating to Occupational Health. Undertaking of medicals and evaluation of clinical results, health screening and surveillance and the provision of other services such as pre-employment screening, health assessments and health promotion.

The Occupational Health team consists of a Health Services Manager, one full time and one part time Occupational Health Advisors, two full time Health Services’ Assistants, one full time Occupational Health Technician, and a contractual Occupational Health Physician.

Within the role of Occupational Health Advisor, you will be required to do occasional off site working within County Durham and Darlington.

It is anticipated that applicants should have at least 5 years professional experience as a Registered General Nurse in Occupational Health and have attained a post graduate Diploma/Degree in Occupational Health.

In order to succeed in this role you will require excellent communication skills, both oral and written, high levels of emotional resilience, a flexible approach and be confident in decision making.  High personal integrity is a must, as is a sensitive and discreet approach to both the needs of the individual and the organisation.

Durham Constabulary is an equal opportunities employer and boasts generous terms and conditions of employment which include a generous annual leave entitlement, a flexible approach to work/life balance issues and a competitive pension plan.


Registered General Nurse (Part 1 NMC Register) and Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Part 3 NMC Register).

If you possess an equivalent qualification you must clearly outline this on your application.  Failure to do say may result in your application not being progressed.

Further information regarding the relevancy of equivalent qualifications is available from the OfQual website at http://ofqual.gov.uk/help-and-advice/comparing-qualifications/

Successful candidates will be required to provide copies of all relevant qualifications.

How To Apply

Durham Constabulary welcome applications from everyone, but as members of ethnic minority groups are currently under-represented, we would encourage applications from these groups. Appointment will be based on merit.

For further information please view the below Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply please complete the Pers 198 Police Staff Application Form.

Completed application forms should be returned to human.resources@durham.police.uk.

Hard copy applications will not be accepted.

Please note that Curriculum Vitae’s (CV’s) will not be accepted.

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