Occupational Health Nurse

Occupational Health Nurse

Kepak Group | Watergrasshill, IE

Posted 11 days ago

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About Kepak:
Kepak Group is an Irish company and one of Europe's leading meat processors. Kepak have a portfolio of market leading brands including Rustlers, Big Al's, John Stone, Stript Snacks and Celtic Beef. At Kepak, our ambition to grow as a business is equalled only by our ambition to grow the careers and personal satisfaction of our people.
What to expect in the job?
• Completion of Pre Employment Medicals in line with best practice and Company Policy.
• Assisting Health and Safety with Workplace assessments and providing recommendations on best practices.
• Assess the results of the medical evaluations based on sound medical practice and an understanding of the work the employee performs.
• Liaise with the Occupational Physician and external GPs to ensure correct case management.
• Provide assessment and treatment of any workplace injuries and illnesses.
• Assist with internal accident investigations.
• Complete proactive medical screening to assist with employee wellbeing initiatives.
• Monitor employee absenteeism and complete absence reviews as required.
• Coordinate return to work and rehabilitation of absent employees.
• Complete intoxicant screening as required.
Ensure employee medical records are maintained confidentially and stored in accordance with the requirements of GDPR.
What we need from you?
RGN on the active general register of the NMC
Post-graduate qualification in Occupational Health desirable but not essential.
Minimum of 2-3 years' experience in occupational health, including health screening is essential
Have good organisational and administrative skills and an ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
Committed to delivering a high-quality service
Possess excellent I.T skills
Ability to work on own initiative
Strong team player
Excellent communication skills
What can we offer you?
Employee benefits platform
Company phone
Company laptop
Discounted health insurance
Subsidised canteen
Free parking
Cash sales available
Flexibility of holiday planning
Permanent contract
Note: This factory is located in an area that is not easily accessible by public transport.
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