Location
Telford
Position
Occupational Health
Display Salary
Competitive
Contract Type
Permanent Contract
About the Role:
Occupational Health Technician 
 
Are you passionate about individuals and their wellbeing?  Looking for a new challenge? Do you have experience providing advice on work related issues and health?
 
As a company that prides itself on our people making the difference and where the health and wellbeing of our employees is at the heart of our core, we have a very exciting opportunity for a Occupational Health Technician to join our health and wellbeing team in a newly created department. You will work alongside the nurse manager and nurse advisors to deliver our new health and wellness business model. The Occupational Health team will be based at our advanced manufacturing site in Telford, Shropshire; however, you will be required to travel to other Avara locations which may involve overnight stays.
 
Purpose of the role:
As a Occupational Health Technician you will promote the health and wellbeing of all employees and support in delivering, analysing and interpreting spirometry and audiometry testing.
 
Your key responsibilities as a Occupational Health Technician:
•Gain knowledge and understanding of job roles and equipment within Avara in order to implement appropriate Health Surveillance testing
•Carry out New Starter assessments on Day One, Week 6 & Week 12, and Health Surveillance thereafter, in line with HSE guidelines
•Deliver, record, analyse and interpret results of Health Surveillance
•Provide fitness to work advice, appropriate to the employee and business need
•Signpost and support employees in accessing company benefits that support their health & welfare
•Maintain up to date employee records to ensure audit ready
•Support the delivery of Health & Wellness promotions
 
What we are looking for:
• Ability to communicate effectively with all
•Bilingual or Multilingual would be advantageous due to our diverse workforce
•Ability to be a team player but also work independently and manage own workload
•Ability to communicate at all levels
•IT Literate
•Full driving license
•No experience is required, but we want you to have a passion for caring 
 
A little about us:
Avara Foods is one of the UK’s largest food businesses, supplying chicken and turkey to the nation’s most popular supermarkets and restaurants. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 7000 people. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.
 
What’s in it for you?
As a Occupational Health Technician you will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.
We offer comprehensive training as well as continuous development as you build your career with us. You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:
•31 Days Holiday
•3% Pension
•Life Insurance
•Various lifestyle benefits, including wellbeing resources
 
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!
 
We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.
 
INDMP 
 

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