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OHU Technician (12 Month FTC)

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Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/03/2021 12:00
£20,493 + benefits
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Closing date:
2 Mar

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OHU Technician (12 Month FTC)
£20,493 + benefits
About Us

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented OH Technician in our Occupational Health Unit based at Tyne and Wear Fire and rescue Service Headquarters.

The role will involve working with a small in house Occupational Health team and supporting them in the delivery of an exceptional occupational health service to all employees. The expectation is that you will have a polite and professional approach, the ability to multitask, provide a positive presence in the workplace and have a can do attitude.

The Service values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce that represents the communities we serve. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

About the role:

We are recruiting an OHU Technician who will be responsible for supporting the delivery of a variety of health screening programmes which include clinical activities such as blood pressures, health promotion, drug screening, base line screening and any other appropriate OH service that may be required.

You should be self-motivated and have a proactive approach to work. You need to have a good attention to detail and be IT literate including use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

The successful candidate would have a good understanding of medical confidentiality and ensure all individuals are treated with respect, dignity and privacy.

Closing date for applications is 2 March 2021 at 12:00 hours.

What we can offer you:

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters are based in a purpose build office in Washington, with ample free parking and easy access from the A1 and A19. On site facilities include catering facilities and an onsite gym. The role also benefits from an attractive package, including up to 22 days holiday and public holidays, Local Government Pension Scheme and access to a range of social and volunteering opportunities.

About the Selection Process:

Set out below are the key dates relating to this selection process:

Stage Timeline:

Advert closes 2 March 2021 at 12:00 hours
Interview via Microsoft Teams Week Commencing 8 March 2021

Please note the dates detailed may be subject to change due to COVID impact.

Interested in applying?

Further details can be found in the accompanying job description and person specification. More information about our Service can be found by visiting www.twfire.gov.uk and our various social media channels.

This is an opportunity to exercise real influence over the future of our Service and informal contact can be made to Vivien Bryson at vivien.bryson@twfire.gov.uk

Thank you and good luck!

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