Senior OH & Wellbeing Advisor

Date:  23-Jun-2022
Job Location: 


This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                            Senior OH & Wellbeing Advisor
  • Job Location:                     Quayside House, 1st Floor 
  • Salary:                               £41,591 - £44,624 per annum plus market rate supplement £7,500 
  • Hours per Week:               37.00 
  • Contract Type:                   Permanent 
  • Closing Date:                     08/07/2022 
  • Job Requisition Number:   2759 
  • This post is open to job share.

At Gloucestershire County Council, we are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the services we provide in keeping the County moving forward. We pride ourselves on finding the most effective was of improving he lives of the people of Gloucestershire. For all the good that we do, none of it would be possible without the dedication of the 4000+ staff helping us truly make a difference – and that’s where we need you!


The exceptional staff in our multi-disciplinary Occupational Health team protect the health and wellbeing of our employees. They promote the prevention of work-related illness and injury and encourage good health and wellbeing practices– ultimately helping the council deliver services effectively to the people of Gloucestershire.


How you’ll help make a difference…

As one of our Senior Occupational Health & Wellbeing Advisors you will be responsible for taking a lead role in the provision of supportive, efficient and pro-active occupational health services to Gloucestershire County Council, Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service, schools and others.  You will help to lead our multidisciplinary team towards the achievement of SEQOHS accreditation and the maintenance of a flexible, quality driven service. 


What we need from you…

First and foremost, we will rely on your dedication to the care and wellbeing of others to serve our diverse client base. You’ll bring your excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively liaise with colleagues, clients, customers, managers and other stakeholders. You’ll be experienced in the production and analysis of clinical data to develop clinical OH services with strong customer focus. You will demonstrate your ability to plan your work and that of others, remain organised under pressure and your integrity will be relied upon to ensure confidentiality and data protection at all times.  You’ll use your experience of working in a Clinical Governance framework, as you will be leading the clinical audit process.  Your clinical expertise will be relied upon for coaching and developing OH colleagues recently appointed to new roles within the team. You’ll use your creative thinking to provide a solutions approach.


What you’ll get in return…

All GCC employees benefit from the knowledge that the work they do can directly improve the lives of the people of Gloucestershire; and we believe that by doing so they deserve to be rewarded. All employees start with 24.5 (rising to 29.5 with 5 years’ service) or 30 days annual leave; with the opportunity to buy an extra 10 days in our Holiday Purchase Scheme. Most employees also benefit from the Council’s flexible working policy, as a member of the Occupational Health team you will be working between home and our brand new purpose built, modern Occupational Health offices, located in Gloucester Quays. You will be eligible to join the very attractive Local Government Pension Scheme.




What’s next?...

If you feel you have the skill, desire and experience required to make an impact in leading our friendly and dynamic team; we would love to have you on-board. 



Additional Information

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We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.