Occupational Health Specialist (Birmingham)


Are you an experienced Occupational Health Specialist? Looking for an opportunity to work on the UK’s Largest infrastructure project?

Ford & Stanley – Recruitment Specialists are looking for an Occupational Health Specialist to join their client based in Birmingham City Centre

The Role

As an Occupational Health Specialist for my client, you will proactively support and manage the continuing development of the company's nurse led occupational health service, to improve and diversify the function in line with the needs of the business, our employees and supply

Your role will include

  • Undertake contractor prequalification and tender evaluations as part of the procurement process with follow on of continuous monitoring of supply chain performance
  • Support and implement a strategy for
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing that meets the business objectives, and works in collaboration with the wider people functions
  • Provide commercially viable and focused solutions for addressing sector and social health and wellbeing issues e.g. aging workforce, obesity, muscular skeletal injuries,
  • stress, resilience and physical fitness etc.
  • Incorporate strategies of primary prevention and early intervention of adverse health effects
  • Act as a change agent to educate, motivate and support employees to make healthy
  • lifestyle choices based upon current public health best practice and guidance
  • Assess and utilise specialist’s information and support for hazard identification and risk control e.g. noise assessments, ventilation and vibrations assessments, dust etc.

About you

  • Ability to work and collaborate with large stakeholder groups and communicate at all levels of colleagues across the organisation
  • Registered General Nurse (degree or similar) and demonstrative experience in managing clinical interventions on a major project or programme recognising the challenges of a non-clinical manager e.g. establishing credibility to your internal customer and motivating and supervising a clinical team
  • Maintain standards of practice and develop knowledge and skills with reference to competence developed by the NMC, FOM, RCN and new legal standards
  • Experience in spotting opportunities and planning for the future business challenges with wider
  • Experience of working with an external occupational health provider to deliver OH services for employees. Experience in developing occupational health standards and influencing health behaviours of employees and supply chain. 

Likely job titles

General Nurse


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