Occupational Health & Well Being Advisor – Permanent

This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                            Occupational Health & Well Being Advisor
  • Job Location:                     Quayside House 
  • Salary:                               £37,261 – £42,503 per annum (pro rata) 
  • Hours per Week:               20.00 
  • Contract Type:                   Permanent 
  • Closing Date:                     26/06/2023 
  • Job Requisition Number:   6647 
  • This post is not open to job share


Are you a dedicated Occupational Health Advisor with a passion for improving and promoting health and wellbeing at work? 


The Occupational Health Service at Gloucestershire County Council are looking for an Occupational Health and Wellbeing Advisor to join their exceptional team to deliver key Occupational health services to employees within the county of Gloucestershire.  Employees work in a variety of settings including education, Fire and Rescue service, Adult and Childrens Social Care as well as core Council services.


Our team of Occupational Health practitioners deliver a range of services including referral advice, new starter health clearance, health screening medicals including driver medicals and safety critical medicals alongside health promotion activities and initiatives to support the Council’s commitment to employee wellbeing. 


Gloucestershire County Council is committed to delivering a future of improved outcomes for every community hand business across Gloucestershire.  Their strategy to deliver our “Looking to the future” programme is built on core values of accountability, integrity, empowerment, respect and excellence.  By joining our Occupational Health team, you will be at the very centre of promoting and protecting the health and wellbeing of the Council’s workforce.  The Occupational Health Service is based at our purpose-built facility at Quayside House in the heart of Gloucester city docks.  Our team work on a flexible and hybrid working model enabling a blend of onsite and remote working.


About you


To be successful you will need to be a qualified Occupational Health Practitioner with experience in all aspects of Occupational Health service delivery.  You will be required to have a full driving licence with your own transport and be able to travel on an occasional basis within the Gloucestershire area.   You must have a high level of self-management and motivation with the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team. Excellent organisational skills are essential to prioritise and manage a flexible workload.  The successful candidate willbe proficient with Microsoft office applications and OH Management Systems/Databases.  You will have a flexible and open mindset, effective communication skills and the ability to lead by example.


About Us


  • By joining Gloucestershire County Council you will receive the following:
  • Flexible and agile working opportunities
  • 25.5 days annual leave rising to 30.5 days after 5 years continuous service
  • An option to purchase 10 days of additional leave per year (pro rata for part-time staff)
  • Family friendly employer offering benefits to help support you and your family
  • Career development and qualification opportunities
  • Supportive and positive working environment with regular, robust supervision
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) that provides free, confidential, counselling and advice for employees, available 24 hours a day, online and by telephone.
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Gloucestershire Salary Sacrifice Green Car Scheme (T&Cs apply)
  • Links to employee networks such as Prism (LGBT+) network and the Young Employees Network.


How to apply


If you feel you have the skills, desire and experience required to make a positive difference then please submit your application and personal statement today by clicking the “Apply Now” Button.


For an informal discussion about the role please contact Lisa O’Brien via email at Lisa.obrien@gloucestershire.gov.uk.  


Short-listed candidates will be contacted by e-mail and invited to interview week commencing 10 July 2023


Additional Information

To access the Job Profile for this role, please follow the link below:-

Occupational Health & Well Being Advisor Job Profile


Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

Hybrid working arrangements are available for the majority of our roles, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice, with a mix of both remote and office working.

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