Occupational Health and Wellbeing Business Partner – Smith & Nephew – Hull

  • Hull

Smith & Nephew

Role Title

Occupational Health and Wellbeing Business Partner


Hull, UK


A competitive salary (we mean this!), a wide range of company benefits, including a generous pension, and company bonus scheme.


Reporting directly to the Heath, Safety and Environmental Director, to support the delivery of Occupational Health services, wellness communication and the development of employee health & wellbeing programmes.

I like change – is this role for me?

Yes! With control over the in-house OH service, this role provides an opportunity to identify and develop improvement opportunities to achieve business OH objectives and improve business efficiency. A keenness for continuous improvement is vital in this role!

Essential Job Functions

As directed by the HSE Director plan, control and deliver occupational health projects in an efficient and cost effective manner

Provide inhouse OH and Wellbeing support to the UKIN businesses

Assists in developing and coordinating occupational health budget

Lead ill health case management (once triggered by HR), leading cases directly with HR, manager and employee

Establish risk based OH requirements removing un-necessary downtime by blanket OH requirements

Working in partnership with HSE, HR and site management to increase efficiency by lowering sickness absence through effective case management

Identify and utilise an effective 3rd party provider for case promotion and independence

Provide proactive UK wide Wellbeing to reduce both absence and presentism. Support CARE+ with a focus on Mental Health, supporting and aligning with similar regional programs globally

Deliver team/group presentations and training sessions where vital and to promote wellbeing

Coordinate site medical health screening programmes, either conduct these internally or utilise external specialist dependent on needs

Management of site first aiders and coordination of the first aid training/refresher training


Education: minimum of foundation level degree in nursing

Licenses/Certifications: NMC registration

Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience within occupational health management


If you share our passion for pioneering innovation and can demonstrate how you meet the criteria outlined, we would love to hear from you.

Our people aim to actively build an environment where every individual can fulfil their potential and be proud ambassadors for Smith & Nephew, our customers and their patients.

We value the diversity of our people and welcome applications from everyone.

It’s more than business at Smith+Nephew – it’s personal. What we do every day, changes lives every day.

Healthcare is in Smith+Nephew’s DNA. From a single pharmacy in Hull, UK to a presence in over 100 countries, we’ve spent more than a century and a half working at the leading edge of medical technology.

At Smith+Nephew, you will find a company of people who care about each other, about our customers and their patients, and about the communities where we live and work.

Join us as we continue to make our work personal, to innovate and to develop devices that help to restore patients’ bodies, and enable them to regain their futures.


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