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Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Various Locations, G72 7NA
£36,194 - £38,944 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
22.5 hours per week

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service are pleased to invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Wellbeing Screening Nurse (Occupational Health) on a temporary basis until March 2025.  This is a part-time opportunity, working 22.5 hours per week (3 days). The base of work is flexible, however, there will be a requirement for extensive travel throughout the SFRS footprint with this post.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has a Health and Wellbeing Department providing occupational health and fitness services to over 8000 staff. Our workforce profile covers a range of staff groups including operational Firefighters, Control and Support staff, each of them having distinct health and wellbeing requirements to support them in safely carrying out their roles.


Essential Criteria:

Registered Nurse, (RN) with post registration experience

To maintain registration as a registered nurse and to undertake relevant professional development activities in order to comply with the NMC requirements with a commitment to ongoing CPD.

Knowledge of current Health and Safety; and other relevant emerging legislation and clinical guidance

Ability to work on own initiative, exercise judgement to inform decision making

Working knowledge of MS Office, spreadsheets, databases and management systems

Experience of problem solving in an analytical manner, identifying sensible and proportionate solutions

The post holder is required to attain and maintain PVG Scheme membership in relation to carrying out regulated work with protected adults

Full UK Driving licence, and the ability to travel across SFRS footprint as required


Desirable Criteria:

Experience of working in an occupational health setting

Competent in Clinical History Taking and Physical Examination

Have experience of undertaking health surveillance programmes

Have experience of undertaking health promotion activities

Experience in supporting Health and Wellbeing Projects and initiatives

Experience of successfully supporting individuals to implement lifestyle change to improve health and wellbeing


Full details of the role and our recruitment process can be found in the attached information pack. 

Salary on appointment will normally be at the lower salary point, with progression subject to regular review - in line with the SFRS performance appraisal arrangements.  A higher salary placing will be considered in exceptional circumstances subject to experience demonstrated.


This post is subject to the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exemptions) Scotland Order 2013. The successful candidate will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and will be required to carry out regulated work with adults and children.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are committed to being a “Disability Confident Employer” and will ensure that all applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role are invited for interview.

If you would like to apply in a different format, please email People Services at

Please note, a fully completed application form must be submitted as SFRS do not accept CVs in support of applications for employment.

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