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Date: 26-May-2019

Location: Corby, East Midlands, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description

Job Title:             Occupational Health Nurse

Business:            Tata Steel, Tubes

Location:             Corby

Salary:                 Negotiable on experience.


Are you a registered nurse with an Occupational Health qualification and looking for a new opportunity? We currently have the opportunity to recruit an Occupational Health Nurse into our Tubes site, in Corby.

Tata Steel Tubes have one of the broadest ranges of welded tube from any steel manufacturer. Our expertise in the end applications enables us to provide tailored services to suit our customer’s needs, whether applying coatings, end preparation, customer-specific packaging,  bundling, JIT delivery, or bespoke dimensions, tolerances, and testing. At Corby we predominately supply the construction, conveyance and pressure, and more recently, lifting and excavation tube markets.

The Occupational Health Nurse department works autonomously within current legislation and guidelines, providing specialist Occupational Health support to the business, to promote a healthy workforce.

The Role

As the Occupational Health Nurse on site, you will be required to provide a comprehensive and pro-active Occupational Health Service to Tata Steel employees and Contractors based at the Corby site, providing expert advice and support to the Business on all aspects of Occupational Health and Occupational Health Legislation.

In this capacity your principal accountabilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Organise and deliver a comprehensive health surveillance service to the business as determined by Statutory Requirements, Company Policy and Business Need – including conducting Pre-Placement and Safety Critical Medicals, Due Cause Testing and routine health surveillance / screening.
  • Provide expert advice and practical support to Line Management and HR in the management of sickness absence cases within the business, assessing individuals for fitness to work and establishing practical and value-adding rehabilitation programmes to ensure that cases are progressed appropriately. 
  • Refer cases as appropriate to the externally provided Works Medical Officer and Physiotherapy  services and provide the necessary management of and support at the regular on-site clinics, to ensure best value for the business from these provisions.
  • Organise and deliver health promotion campaigns as appropriate.
  • Advise and counsel individuals on Occupational Health matters, identifying possible health hazards and suggesting remedies to improve individual health.
  • Assess and evaluate patients on Company premises in cases of illness or accident, providing immediate first aid treatment where appropriate and/or  referring to local urgent care / A&E facilities as required.
  • Support the Health & Safety function in the generation and review of  Workplace and Ergonomic Risk Assessments.
  • Maintain Occupational Health facilities, including clinical housekeeping, ensuring the adequate stock of medical supplies and arranging calibration of medical equipment to ensure that Occupational Health Services can be provided to a high standard, on demand.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential Occupational Health Records which conform to the guidelines for record keeping laid down by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and in conjunction with current GDPR regulations.


The Candidate

To be considered for this opportunity, you will need to be a Registered General Nurse and will ideally possess the Diploma / Degree in Occupational Health, with proven experience in an Occupational Health setting.

Excellent interpersonal skills are an essential pre-requisite for this role, alongside a proven ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels within the organisation.

You will need to be able to demonstrate strong organisational skills and will possess sound business awareness.


The Benefits

Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:

  • Working Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4:00pm. No requirement for weekend working.
  • A market competitive salary
  • 35 days holidays per annum
  • Company Bonus
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)
  • Private Healthcare
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services


You may be also interested to know that we have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as discounts with local and national retailers and services.


Application procedure 

If this opportunity appeals to you, please click the link to submit an application.

We aim to provide you with an informative and efficient recruitment process, and you can contact a recruiter if you have any questions at any point throughout the process.

If your application progresses through the shortlisting procedure, then it will progress through to interview stages, held locally on site.

At this stage, you will need to be prepared to provide evidence of your right to work and any required qualifications. If you are unable to provide this during the recruitment process, it could delay or impact your application.

The Business

Tata Steel is one of the world’s top ten steel producers. The combined group has an aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 28 million tonnes and approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.



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