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2020-10-08 00:00:00



Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service, Occupational Health and Fitness Manager

Job reference: REQ000061
Location: Headquarters, Kempston, Bedford
Salary: £43,857 per annum rising to £47,823 per annum
Package: 37 Hours Per Week, Flexitime Scheme, Local Government Pension Scheme, 24 Days Annual Leave Plus Public Holidays

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service are looking for a manager for their valued Occupational Health (OH) department. To promote, develop, co-ordinate and manage all aspects of health, fitness and wellbeing for the Service in order to promote the health of all employees.

In the role of Occupational Health and Fitness Manager, you will be responsible for the management and delivery of an efficient, high quality OH advisory service for Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service. In this role, you will ensure the provision of professional advice to the Service on all OH, fitness and wellbeing and compliance with statutory duties in relation to health, fitness and wellbeing. This critical role ensures the provision of medical opinion and medical and fitness assessment of all potential and serving employees. Working in accordance with National and local standards and agreements in order to safely and effectively promote a healthier workforce. This includes regular health surveillance and fitness assessment programmes for all operational employees. The role also manages the maintenance of fitness facilities on station and the provision of health and lifestyle promotional information to all employees.

You must have significant post qualification experience in an Occupational Health or physical fitness role, including some managerial/supervisory experience. You will also have in-depth experience of developing and implementing OH, fitness and wellbeing policies and procedures. You will be a registered Nurse on Nursing and Midwifery Council Register and hold a Diploma/Degree in Occupational Health. Alternatively, you will have successfully completed a Degree in Physical Education and/or Sports Science.

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Application closing date: 8th October 2020
Selection process: week commencing 9th November 2020

Closing Date: 2020-10-08 00:00:00