The role holder will be accountable to the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) for the provision of professional occupational health nursing assessment, care, and advice to management and individual clients. The role holder will support the improvement of the health and well-being of police officers and police staff through the provision of occupational health nursing assessment, advice and support related to:
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 37 hours per week (42 hours gross).
Flexible working patterns may also be considered.
Salary: £38,890 - £44,503 (under review)
The main duties and responsibilities associated with the role include the following:
Work with internal and external stakeholders to provide pre-placement health triage, health assessments and reports to management to support the Police Service of Northern Ireland to meet standards in relation to:
- Student Officer - Hepatitis B programme
- Travel Vaccination Programme
- Blood & Body fluid exposure assessment, advice and care
- Collaboration with Health and Social Care
The main duties and responsibilities reflect the main elements of those associated with this position. It is not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive.
Successfully completed (within the last 6 months) an NMC approved Occupational Health Nursing Diploma/ Degree course to be eligible for registration on the 3rd part of the NMC Register as an Occupational Health Nurse.
The Occupational Health Nursing Adviser is accountable to the NMC via the Chief Nursing Adviser. In addition, the role holder must observe the NMC Code and participate in the NMC revalidation process.
At interview, candidates must provide evidence of mandatory basic and specialist courses, a managed portfolio with adequate preparation to satisfy confirmation within timescale for the registrants’ NMC revalidation. Thereafter, the same standard will apply in service.
At interview, candidates must also provide evidence of personal insurance indemnity arrangements in addition to those provided by the Police Service of Northern Ireland.
Short listing will be carried out based on essential criteria. Please note in some instances, for example, where there is a high volume of applicants, desirable criteria may be assessed.
Please note that successful applicants will be retained on a merit list for future opportunities arising.