Diageo Occupational Health Nurse Advisor in Nangor Road, Ireland




Reporting Location:

Nangor Road





Type of Job:


External Job Description:

Closing Date: 24th March 2018


About Diageo

Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks company, a business built on the principles and foundations laid by the giants of our industry.

Arthur Guinness, Alexander Walker and all those many talented people that followed in their footsteps, cared deeply about the people and businesses they fostered, and the communities in which they operated. Today we stand on the shoulders of these giants and act with the same entrepreneurial spirit.

We are a young company born of an incredible entrepreneurial legacy. The success of Guinness®, Smirnoff®, Johnnie Walker®, Tanqueray® and many more brands led to the formation of our company in 1997. And we only thrive today because of the talent of our people to grow our brands, old and new, and keep them strong.

Our purpose, celebrating life, every day, everywhere means that our brands are part of celebrations big and small. We believe that living our purpose in full is to make the most of life - to be the best you can be at work, at home, with friends, in the community, and for the community.


Diageo’s Ambition is to become the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer products company in the world.

Happy, Healthy and Energised employees are essential to Business success and key enablers of our Performance Ambition.

The UK & Ireland Occupational Health service (OHS), provides technical expertise and leadership regarding strategic health priorities for the UK & Ireland Business. The OHS is responsible for implementing a number of Health Improvement programmes which have a positive impact on our working environment, whilst also equipping our employees with the knowledge and tools to develop a positive and balanced approach to their own health and wellbeing.

The Occupational Health Nursing Advisor needs to create and operate in an environment based on trust, openness, challenge and team work. They will aim to prevent work-related ill health and in doing so maintain employees productivity at work in a highly competitive business environment.

Purpose of the Role

To improve organisational effectiveness by providing a pro-active Occupational Health Service which includes managing attendance and improving employee wellbeing.

To develop the capability of the organisation to deal effectively with Occupational Health issues and legislative matters.

Top 3-5 Accountabilities

  1. Support the development and implementation of the Occupational Health strategy and vision to allow the employees of our business to achieve and sustain a level of health and wellbeing which allows them to maximise their potential both in work and in life.

  2. Work in partnership with management teams to increase productivity by actively driving down sickness absence.

  3. Facilitate/conduct business risk assessments including new and expectant mother risk assessments.

  4. Develop day-to-day interface with external/ internal agencies providing specialist advice to line managers on legislative matters including implementation where necessary.

  5. Promote a positive culture of wellbeing by identifying opportunities for health promotion, education and training on health issues and preventative measures.

Qualifications and Experience Required

Registered Nurse.

Recognised qualification in Occupational Health or working toward one preferable but not essential.

Minimum 2 years post registration experience and at least 2 years experience within an Occupational Health setting preferred but not essential.

Full driving license.


External Job Title:

Occupational Health Nurse Advisor - 20 HOURS