Occupational Health Manager (0.8 FTE)

Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Grade 8 Starting salary: £42,036 pro rata
17 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2019
  • Occupational Health Manager (0.8 FTE)
  • Directorate of Human Resources
  • Department of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Grade 8 Starting salary: £42,036 pro rata

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, innovative research, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience.  With a turnover in excess of £170 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects and promotes world-class research.  Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Occupational Health Manager to take responsibility for a wide range of occupational health services for staff and our Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences students. This post represents an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join a team of staff in Keele University’s Occupational Health and Safety Department which is part of the Directorate of Human Resources. 

Reporting to the Head of Department of Occupational Health and Safety the Occupational Health Manager will play a dynamic, proactive and professional “hands-on” role in providing on-going management support and services to various departments of the University. You must therefore be registered or accredited for practice.

Possessing excellent communication and interpersonal skills you will actively develop and lead a small team of staff to ensure that an effective and efficient service is provided to an excellent standard. You will also be required to oversee the contract work of our counselling service and Occupational Health Physician.

This is a 0.8FTE role and flexible working can be accommodated subject to clinical needs.

In addition the Occupational Health Manager will play an influential role in proactively helping to raise the profile of our comprehensive wellbeing strategy.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Ian Williamson, Head of Department of Occupational Health, on 01782 734257 or email: i.williamson@keele.ac.uk

Keele University values equality and diversity across our workforce and to ensuring our staff community is reflective of the diversity of our student population. In support of these commitments the University welcomes applications from individuals of Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds for all roles.

Please note this appointment is subject to both medical clearance by the University’s Occupational Health provider and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Post Ref: KU00001103

Closing date for applications: 30 April 2019.

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