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Medical Doctor At Unilever

Date Posted: 21/Mar/2014
Deadline: 03/Apr/2014

Medical Doctor, Agbara

Job description

Main Accountabilities:

Delivery of an OH service in line with national OH policies and local service level agreements

• Ensure that employees are screened pre-placement through overseeing the process and / or undertaking assessment activities. Identify any implications for employment and provide them with relevant health information for their role. 

• Manage the delivery of health surveillance and screening programmes.

• Collate and analyse statistics.

• Act in a professional advisory capacity to unqualified OH staff. This would include but is not limited to:

• making decisions in relation to external referrals

• providing professional OH advice following escalation by OHPN

• Management of site OH records

• Advise on delivery of First Aid Services in conjunction with Unilever’s Nigeria First Aid Co-ordinator.

• Advise on risk based assessments to develop safe working practices and prevent ill health.

• Provide advice on legal compliance in relation to Occupational Health, DDA and, where relevant, Health and Safety Legislation

• Adopt a proactive approach to anticipating, managing and improving OH involvement in issues such as ergonomics, workplace procurement etc.

• Provide and oversee work-related health information, instruction and training

• Participate within, and advise upon, positive attendance management strategies and activities including sickness absence, rehabilitation and temporary redeployment.

• Investigate work-related ill health and advise on corrective actions/ergonomic solutions.

• Provide a Travel Health advisory role (if relevant to the site)

• Develop strong working partnerships with associated professional groups such as physio, Occupational Hygienist, Health and Safety; HR.

• Proactive involvement in Company initiatives such as TPM, Vitality etc. 

• Co-ordinate and/or deliver health promotion activities and advice where appropriate 

• May contribute to the development of national operational excellence e.g. through contribution to policies and procedures, working parties etc.

• Oversee ordering of medical supplies and consumables. 

Key Sills Required:

Registered Medical Practitioner

• A minimum of 2 years Occupational Health experience

• An understanding of current Health and Safety Legislation

• Excellent communication and influencing skills 

• A team player able to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team

• A customer-focussed, positive approach to work 

• Flexibility to meet business need, which may include working on/covering other sites

• Excellent planning and organisational abilities

• IT literacy (word, excel, power-point and outlook preferred)

• Where the OHA is to be a team leader, supervisory experience is preferred.

• Where the OHA provides an on site Travel Health service, their competence must satisfy the standard outlined in the relevant OH Unilever Nigeria Policy document. 

• Commitment to ongoing learning and development

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