Occupational Therapist

  • Permanent
  • Cork
  • Reference Code: 03615

AA Euro Healthcare

AA Euro Healthcare have been retained by a leading Irish Owned Multinational looking to recruit an Occupational Health Nurse based in their Cork Office. This is a permanent position with a strong focus on promoting employee health and wellbeing, reporting directly to the Group HR Business Partner.   

The role will include the following duties and responsibilities :

  • Leading Employee Wellbeing Programme and develop initiatives to improve employee wellness.
  • Co-ordination of a Health Surveillance Programme including regular health assessments across sites and shops, interpreting results and compiling reports.
  • Completion of pre-employment medicals, interpretation of results and compiling reports as required by the business.
  • Co-ordinate the VDU Ergonomics Programme including assessment and training
  • Review and develop Occupational Health Policies and Procedures in line with legislation, business and audit requirements.
  • Carry out Occupational Health consultations as referred as per company policy.
  • Liaise and refer to Occupational Health Physician or other professional services as and when required in managing cases.
  • Planning appropriate return to work and rehabilitation.
  • Provision of relevant metrics/reports/updates to HR function.
  • Track short term and long-term absenteeism levels within the Society.
  • Maintenance of medical information and records in a professional and confidential manner in line with GDPR best practice.
  • Carry out and/or assist completion of risk assessments alongside the EHS team across the Society as required.
  • Assessment of reported workplace injuries and illnesses and participation in accident investigations in conjunction with the Business, where required.
  • Support the First Aid team in conjunction with the EHS function.  Monitoring the efficiency and supply of First Aid equipment across the Society.
  • Organise First Aid cover for company events where additional First Aid cover may be required or where OHA is unavailable.
  • Organise calibration of medical equipment annually.
  • Managing OHP services including scheduling appointments, forwarding referral details, maintaining records of referrals and administering  invoices for payment.
  • Coordination of   Occupational, Travel, Seasonal Influenza vaccination programme.
  • Work closely with the Pandemic Response Steering Group to provide relevant medical guidance and support to the Society in line with current guidelines.

The successful candidate should have:

  • A recognised qualification in Occupational Health with a minimum of 3-5 years work experience preferably in a Manufacturing/Retail environment.
  • Competency in Audiometry, Spirometry, Vision screening and VDU ergonomics.
  • Excellent communication skills with strong interpersonal, empathy and listening skills.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills including time management with proven track record of prioritising key tasks and delivery to a high professional standard.
  • A strong collaborative mindset with proven ability to establish and maintain effective working people relationships.
  • Possess high level of confidentiality and discretion.
  • Pro-active can do attitude with ability to work on own initiative, multitask and flexible to meet deadlines.
  • Resilient with collaborative mind-set.     
  • Proficient IT skills
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety legislation and best practice.
  • Proven track record of achievement and ability to learn quickly.

For more information please contact Sarah Murphy on 085 860 8026 or send your CV directly to healthcare@aaeuro.com

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