Occupational Health Adviser – AD2304MR
Environmental Health and Safety Services
Vacancy Description
Environmental, Health and Safety Services (EHSS), Salary: £34,304 - £40,927 per annum, Start: As soon as possible

The University of St Andrews are looking to expand our current multidisciplinary team consisting of an Occupational Health Manager, an Occupational Health Technician & Wellbeing Adviser, a Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapist, and a dedicated Administrator, with an additional Grade 6 Occupational Health Adviser. This is a full time position however consideration will be given to part time hours.


The purpose of the expansion is to help us deliver our excellent standard of care and to further develop the service. We are looking to commence working our way toward achieving SEQOHS Accreditation.


The successful candidate would be a Registered General Nurse with the Occupational Health Degree and on Part Three of the Specialist Register. We are looking for extensive experience working within an Occupational Health setting. Experience in complex case management and the ability to play a key role within the team in supporting our staff. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and tools to develop a positive, balanced approach to improving and maintaining staff health and wellbeing.


We are looking for a dynamic person, who is flexible and motivated in helping us achieve our aim of excellence, in an inclusive environment. The successful candidate would be able to build relationships based on trust and confidentiality, work in an environment of cooperation and collaboration, as well as having excellent communication, both written and verbal. You would be proficient in report writing, providing advice to the relevant Managers and staff. We would expect you to embrace technology and support systems for the Department.


You should have experience working in a challenging and demanding environment, be self-motivated and able to work autonomously. Have a focus on improving attendance, promoting mental, physical, and emotional health and wellbeing. The successful candidate would also be expected to use the appropriate clinical assessment tools to deliver meaningful health interventions.


In return you will be working in a supportive and rewarding department with excellent opportunities to develop your own career. Although this is a full time post we will be happy to discuss flexible working hours.


Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Janey Watt, email: jw235@st-andrews.ac.uk, Tel: 01334 462750.


Before an appointment can be confirmed, you will be subject to an Enhanced PVG check.


Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.


Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/


This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Further information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/


Please quote ref: AD2304MR


Closing Date: 28 February 2022


Further Particulars: AD2304MR FPs.doc


Environmental, Health and Safety Services (EHSS)

Salary: £34,304 - £40,927 per annum

Start: As soon as possible