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Occupational Health Advisor

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Date: 29-Aug-2021

Location: Shillelagh, WW, IE

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 19233
Position Type FT Permanent
Career Function Health, Safety and Environment 

Division  Kerry Foods
Recruiter #LI-AM1


We’re Kerry Foods – a leading name in the global food industry, and a distinctly individual business. We’re home to incredible brands, over 6000 brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day. Your energy, enthusiasm and fresh thinking could help us reach millions more.

About the role

We’re currently recruiting for an Occupational Health Advisor to join our team in Kerry Foods, based in our Shillelagh site.

This is a permanent full-time position, and we are looking for someone to start as soon as possible


Key responsibilities

  • Liaising with HR Group Leaders to book pre employment medicals
  • Completing pre-employment medicals for all new starters onsite
  • Undertaking monthly long-term sick reviews with company doctor and updating employee records with any new information
  • Working with management teams and hiring managers to assist with any specific needs and requests when an employee is on short term sick or absence
  • Looking to introduce and help implement an annual health screening.
  • Work alongside Health and Wellbeing committee to promote Health and Being activities and events such as Health week, exercise, stopping smoking, healthy eating and the annual flu program, you will be co-ordinating events and attending when required.
  • Assist in giving flu jabs this is normally 10% of the on-site population of employees
  • Updating employee records on employee profile via internal system
  • Working with line managers and assisting with any testing or risk assessments


Qualifications and skills

  • Registered Nurse (RGN OR RMN) Qualification
  • Effective communicator and strong relationship building skills 
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Previous experience in similar industry preferred but not essential.


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