Specialist Wellness & Occupational Health Care Nurse
South African Bank Note Company
Pretoria, Gauteng
Posted 12 June 2019

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Job Description

Job Summary:

We are looking for an individual to plan, direct & co-ordinate the Occupational Health care activities and promote employee Wellness in the workplace & ensure compliance to relevant legislation.

Main Responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Provide occupational health services and expert advice in the workplace.
  • Conduct educational campaigns and training to enhance employee awareness.
  • Co-ordinate the regular occupational health assessments in accordance with legislation.
  • To provide Occupational Health input to the Health Panel of SABN for decision-making on incapacity management.
  • Identify and mitigate the impact of environmental & hygiene hazards through regular walk-throughs.
  • Perform medical surveillance through analysis of data inclusive of the Occupational Hygienist Report, laboratory results and monitor trends.
  • Report on Occupational Health & Safety to all internal stakeholders such as SHEQ department, HR Board Committee and external stakeholders that include Compensation Commission & Department of Labour.
  • Keep abreast of developments and trends in the field of Occupational Health through relevant bodies such as SASOHN.
  • Provide input into policies and ensure that procedures relating to Occupational Health are kept up to date.
  • Liaise with various internal and external stakeholders including Occupational Medical Practitioner & others, build effective working relationships.  
  • Ensure effective record keeping.

Minimum Qualifications and experience:

  • Registered Nurse specialising in Occupational Health.
  • Dispensing License.
  • Registration with SANC and SASOHN.
  • 3-5 years experience in a similar position

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Relevant legislation e.g. OHS Act, Nursing Act etc.
  • Community nursing. 
  • Primary healthcare.
  • Counseling skills.
  • Relating and networking skills. 
  • Interpersonal skills.