University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Occupational Health Technician (Fixed Term)

United Kingdom

Closing soon

Occupational Health Technician (Fixed Term)

Are you looking for a full-time role working within a small dynamic team? Would you like the opportunity to develop your clinical or health surveillance skills? Do you want to take on a role that provides you with a comprehensive training programme? If your answer is yes, then we have an exciting opportunity for you as an Occupational Health Technician working with the Occupational Health Service. This is part of the University Occupational Health and Safety Service and is responsible for the development of occupational health support, compliance and one of the support services for staff and studentships throughout the University and Departments.

In this role you will have the chance to assist in the delivery of occupational health services, under the supervision of a qualified Occupational Health Nurse Adviser. The role will allow you the opportunity to be involved in a range of clinical and administrative work activities, consistent with statutory health and safety legislation as well as local policies and procedures. You will have the chance to be involved in health surveillance, venepuncture and to develop your knowledge about hazards in a varied workplace.

Are you the candidate we are looking for? Are you self-motivated, well organised and prepared to use your initiative? Do you have effective communication and team working skills? Are you confident using standard IT systems including 'Microsoft Office' and do you have any familiarity of occupational health practices? Do you want to further your skills by undertaking a comprehensive training programme and having your competency to practice assessed? If so, this could be the role for you.

Please see the Further Particulars link below for a full job description, person specification and more information relating to this post.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with adults' barred list) and a health assessment.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries about the position may be directed to Ann Askey at [email protected] or telephone +44 (0)1223 336595.

Please quote reference AS41515 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • Further particulars
  • Department/Location

    Occupational Health and Safety Service






    Assistant staff


    2 May 2024

    Closing date

    31 May 2024

    Job details


    Occupational Health Technician (Fixed Term)


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    May 02, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 31, 2024

    Job type




    Similar jobs

    Recent blogs