Job vacancies: Qualified Occupational Health Advisors

Posted by Kate Boundy on 18 January 2019

Are you a qualified and experienced occupational health advisor looking for your next career move? Hobson Health provides high quality occupational health services to clients across the UK.   As part of our continued growth we are looking to appoint experienced occupational health professionals to join our team of independent nurse practitioners. You will work peripatetically at customers’ sites throughout the Midlands as well as at our headquarters in Stoke on Trent.  Currently we have vacancies in the East Midlands/Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire area and Staffordshire/Cheshire. We work with a huge range of public and private sector clients including some of the UKs biggest brands. The successful applicant will work with customers to manage and reduce absence levels and minimise the risks...

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Make 2019 the year you review your occupational health services

Posted by Kate Boundy on 04 January 2019

At the start of the New Year many of us make resolutions to be more healthy.  This year why not broaden this aspiration to tackle the health of your workforce? Occupational health services are wide ranging and include health screening that in many industries is required legislatively.  Hobson Health provides a full range of health screening including hearing, lung function, PTS, offshore and asbestos medicals. Occupational health also encompass absence management advice, where our team of specialist occupational health physicians and advisors can provide progressive information to help you to reduce sickness absence. In addition our customers are increasingly looking to more proactive interventions and we deliver a growing range of proactive health and wellbeing activities that aim to improve...

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Health and Wellbeing newsletter 7 – Festive Drinking

Posted by Kate Boundy on 18 December 2018

Hot off the press!  To read our latest health and wellbeing newsletter click on the link below. Hobson Health H&W newsletter – issue 7 For more information about our proactive health and wellbeing services please call us on 01782 574200. ...

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Clinical Services Manager – VACANCY

Posted by Kate Boundy on 04 December 2018

As part of our continued growth and development, we are looking to appoint a high quality individual to lead and enhance the delivery of clinical services to its clients.   We are looking for candidates with significant experience of working at a senior level within the occupational health industry and a proven track record of improving service delivery, customer satisfaction and commercial performance.   The right candidate will report to our Managing Director with responsibility for advisors, screening nurses and technicians.   Click on the link below to view the job description. Closing date for applications 31st December 2018. Clinical Services Manager Vacancy 2018 ...

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‘Tis not the season to get trollied

Posted by Kate Boundy on 02 December 2018

As we enter December we enter the season of parties and events where alcohol is often consumed in excess.  While you might want to get into the party spirit it’s important to keep tabs on how much you’re drinking. Binge drinking occurs when an excess amount of alcohol is drank in a short period of time.  If you put yourself in this situation then you are more likely to be involved in an accident, you can lose self-control and you can find yourself misjudging situations. Binge drinkers can also risk serious illness and even death.  As blood alcohol levels increase, the risk of losing consciousness rises, breathing can slow and potentially stop altogether.  Those who end up passing out can also risk choking on their own vomit.  Vomit can get into the lungs which effectively drowns a...

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Mental health in manufacturing – free breakfast seminar

Posted by Kate Boundy on 15 November 2018

Mental Health in Manufacturing FRIDAY 30th NOVEMBER 08.30 – 10.30 Potbank, Spode Works, Elenora Street, Stoke on Trent.  ST4 1QE. Join us for breakfast, knowledge share and networking! Dr Philip McIlroy FFOM will share the impact of mental health in the workplace and practical ideas to proactively minimise absence due to mental health issues. Following the presentations there will be an opportunity to network with others working in manufacturing and to question the Hobson Health team. Places are free but limited so please contact James Hobson on 01782 574200 / to reserve your place.  Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements. Manufacturing breakfast ...

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Prolonged sitting is not as bad as smoking but it is still harmful

Posted by Kate Boundy on 10 November 2018

The phrase “sitting is the new smoking” has been around for the last few years.  This week a study was published stating that smoking is a much bigger problem than prolonged sitting.  The researchers found that smokers risk the development of medical problems and an early death far more so than those sitting for long periods. However, the study authors have acknowledged that sedentary behaviour increases the risk of a premature death and the development of chronic diseases by up to 20%.  Which is a pretty high statistic considering that it is often avoidable. This week a study published in the Journal, Occupational Medicine found that both employees and employers felt that being active in their leisure time would protect them from sitting for long periods at work… it doesn’t. While...

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Health and wellbeing newsletter – Issue 6 Menopause

Posted by Kate Boundy on 19 October 2018

Read our latest health and wellbeing newsletter which focuses on the menopause. Hobson Health H&W newsletter – issue 6 ...

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DSE posture advice guide

Posted by Kate Boundy on 28 September 2018

Are you sitting comfortably?  Download our free posture guide for office based employees. Hobson Health DSE posture guidance For more information about our DSE assessments call the team on 01782 574200. ...

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Oil and gas medicals – autumn discounts

Posted by Kate Boundy on 21 September 2018

To celebrate the launch of improved oil and gas medical clinic availability  we are offering a special discount for all bookings made and paid for by the end of October 2018. Offshore medical £170+VAT Offshore medical incl. EBS (in water training) £190+VAT **FREE shoulder measurement included in both medicals** To book an appointment call our team on 01782 574200, or email quoting ‘Oct18’ Click here for more information about EBS   ...

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