Senior Occupational Health Practitioner

Job Category
Operations | Management
£33,660 - £38,760
Closing date
Contract type
Total hours per week

Senior Occupational Health Practitioner

We are recruiting for a Senior Occupational Health Practitioner who will be responsible for overseeing operational aspects of our new Occupational Health Service delivery. Reporting to the Service Manager, the Senior Occupational Health Practitioner will support with the implementation and continuous development of the service, including managing the clinical leadership of the team and supporting with participant risk and safeguarding issues. Additionally, you will provide direct support to a small caseload of participants.  

Essential requirements:

  • Allied health or nursing background or an equivalent qualification in behavioural or health sciences, with a post-graduate qualification in occupational health, as recognised by an appropriate professional body for example:
    • A physiotherapist, registered with HCPC.
    • An accredited Occupational Psychologist.
    • Nurse registered with NMC.
    • Post graduate studies in occupational health, employability or disability management
  • Experience of working in a clinical person-centred Occupational Health environment
  • Clear evidence of team leadership and/or managerial experience
  • Knowledgeable in mental health and wellbeing with the ability to articulate in both clinical and employment-related contexts the role of employment in improving mental and emotional wellbeing

This is a great time to join Shaw Trust as we grow our Health and Wellbeing services. Download the Job Description for full details.


Home based

Salary: £33,660 to £38,760

Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: 07 November 2021

Please note that we will be shortlisting and telephone screening candidates during the advertising period. 

Employee Benefits

As well as helping to make a positive difference to people’s lives our employee benefits include:

  • 25 days annual leave per year (plus bank holidays), with incremental increases post 3 years’ service up to 28 days, and the option to purchase additional holiday
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave each year
  • An enhanced pension scheme after 6 months
  • Life Assurance at 3 times your annual salary rate
  • Access to a suite of learning and development opportunities including paid for apprenticeship and masters’ levels qualifications, and management development programmes
  • Opportunities to connect with our employee diversity networks (LGBTQ+ Support Network, Racial Equality Network, Disability Equality Network, Women’s Network)
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including internal support, employee assistance programme and health cash plan

Our Strategy

To find out more about Shaw Trusts aims in our 2030 Strategic Directive available here: 

Join a diverse and inclusive organisation

Shaw Trust is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment, where every employee, regardless of their background or lived experience, feels that they belong and can progress in their career:

  • We are proud to be certified as an employer who meets the National Equality Standard, the accepted standard for inclusiveness in business across the UK.
  • We are Disability Confident Leaders, support the guaranteed interview scheme and use of the government’s Access to Work scheme. 
  • Living our values, we are keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within our organisation.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community including from people with lived experience and/or knowledge of disability or social exclusion.

If you have accessibility requirements and would like information in a different format, email: to make alternative arrangements. 

Shaw Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.