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Job Introduction
In this role you will work alongside expert colleagues to help promote and improve Occupational Health and Wellbeing across the BBC. Unlike many Occupational Health roles, you wont typically deliver appointments and clinical consultations - we outsource those services. You will have some oversight (governance) over the delivery of those services.

On a day to day basis you will mostly be - an escalation point for health related queries from the H&S team and business about productions/projects, reviewing and advising on complex HR cases and planning health/wellbeing related projects/initiatives.

Role Responsibility
You will develop and promote the corporate wellbeing strategy and lead on Occupational Health and Wellbeing, providing advice to key stakeholders on current and emerging health issues in an effort to minimise the health risks in the BBC (including to programme makers and project teams)

You will visit BBC sites to carryout health related risk assessments in partnership with the health and safety team and promote and educate staff in relation to Occupational Health Services and issues.

Please ensure you read the attached role specification to understand full scope of role and responsibilities, before submitting your application.

Are you the right candidate?
  • Knowledge and competence in Occupational Health / Occupational Medicine.
  • Current registration as a Doctor with the General Medical Council (GMC)
  • A qualification in Occupational Medicine (MFOM, FFOM, AFOM)
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD to support GMC revalidation.
  • Experience of working in a large corporate, multi-site global organisation.
  • Knowledge of the specific legislation (i.e. Health & Safety law) required to deliver the role.

Package Description
Band: E
Contract type: Permanent & Part Time (2 days per week)
Location: The Mailbox, Birmingham. B1 1RF (Please note that travel to UK wide sites is required)
  • Excellent career progression - the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities  - our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits - We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

About the BBC
We don't focus simply on what we do - we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you've read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC - whether that's to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click  here


Job Sector
Health & Medicine
Job Position
Occupational Therapy
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