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   Vacancy – Occupational Health Advisor (16 hours over 2 days)  

Wavin UK is a manufacturer of high quality plumbing and drainage products and is a leading supplier of both clay and plastic systems. With several production plants across the UK and abroad, the Company supplies its products to more than 40 countries worldwide. We are part of the Wavin Group, the leading supplier of plastic pipe systems and solutions in Europe. Wavin has a presence in 27 European countries with manufacturing sites in 16 of those countries. Our Forest Works site in the East Midlands is currently looking to recruit a part time Occupational Health Advisor.  Although the role reports into the Senior OHA, the successful candidate will have occupational health responsibility for 85 employees and agency workers based across site in the Operations function and a small number of field based employees at the company quarry nearby.

Other main duties and responsibilities for this role consist of:

·         To work closely in conjunction with the HR team, HS&E team and line managers to provide a proactive and effective OH service to the business
·         To conduct health assessments and provide timely and clear advice and recommendations
·         To manage routine health surveillance in relation to current legislation and best practice and to develop surveillance programmes and campaigns
·         To conduct all ergonomic risk assessments, where a potential health issue is present

It is essential that the ideal candidate will have the following skills:

·         Level 1 qualified
·         Hold a recognised qualification in Occupational Health or be willing to undertake the training.
·         Have at least 5 years post registration experience
·         Have at least 2 years’ experience in an occupational health setting, preferably manufacturing
·         Previous participation in the creation of OH policies and the promotion of workplace health strategies is desirable
·         Have a flexible and positive outlook to fit within a small, established OH team
·         Possess a broad knowledge of health and safety legislation

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If you are confident you possess the necessary qualifications and attributes for this role or require further information, please email your CV to Jocelyn Walker to jocelyn.walker@wavin.com


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