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Occupational Health Technician (OHT)

East London, UK

Job Type

Full Time


In Clinic / Visiting Client Sites

About the Role

  • Trainees with transferable skills considered

  • Full time 37.5 hrs/week (hours negotiable)

  • Based at East London clinic (E16) with occasional travel to client sites

  • Salary circa £25,000 - £29,000pa DOE + Benefits.

  • Employee-owned company - all direct employees who have passed probation are eligible for bonuses linked to company success.

Our OHTs have excellent people skills, putting clients at ease and patiently guiding them through health surveillance tests to help assess their health status.

You'll spend most of your time at our clinic in East London (E16) carrying out driver medicals in partnership with our doctors, and health surveillance medicals. From time to time you might also visit our clients' sites in and around London and the southeast to carry out health screening. Some rare overnight stays may be needed where it makes sense to do so.

As well as driver medicals and health surveillance, from time to time you'll also have the opportunity to get involved with health promotion and pro-active wellbeing campaigns to really make a difference to our clients' workforces.

Some of our OHTs also choose to train as phlebotomists in order to carry out certain types of biological monitoring.

Our clients come in all different shapes and sizes from small carpentry firms to large transport organisations, and we encourage site tours to help our team understand each client's work environment.

As part of our clinical team, you'll have a strong network of experienced OHTs, OHNs, OH Advisors, and OH Physicians to support you. Our clinical team is overseen by Dr Frixos Kospacheilis and Rachel Day who will support you clinically and professionally to develop your skills and feel part of the AHM team.

You'll be able to think on your feet, have a love of learning and self-development, and be able to build rapport with people from all walks of life. Our work is all done on online systems, so you'll have some computer skills or at least be unafraid and willing to learn.


Here is a sample of the Occupational Health Technician Job Description/ Responsibilities:

  • Carry out health surveillance medicals working to defined standards and under the remote supervision of the senior clinical team.

  • Update online OH database with accurate records of appointments, medical test results, and relevant notes and information.

  • Be a positive ambassador for the company - we pride ourselves on being 'human' and working closely with our clients. You will be the face of the business much of the time and therefore be responsible for promoting this ethos.

  • Protect the sensitive data of our business and that trusted to us by our clients by following all cyber security guidance, and strict protocols for secure storage and shredding of hard copy paperwork.

  • Keep equipment and clinics tidy and clean.


To be considered for the Occupational Health Technician role you will:

  • Have at least 1 year's experience in an OHT role or very similar.

  • Be willing to work from our East London clinic and from client sites on occasion.

  • Be flexible, adaptable, and willing to get involved – have a ‘can do’ attitude.

  • Be a positive, enthusiastic team player.

  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to others.

  • Have strong time management skills.

  • Ensure a high level of attention to detail – keeping accurate medical records.

  • Have an understanding and respect for medical confidentiality.

  • Able to learn quickly with initiative and enthusiasm.

  • Have experience with Microsoft Office packages alongside experience of Database Management including updating data as needed.

All applicants will need to be DBS cleared and reference checked due to the sensitive & confidential nature of the work we do.

Take a look at our Mission & Values to see if we're a good fit for you.

Apply now

To apply please send your CV to putting in the title line “Administrator”  and include a covering email telling us about yourself. Whilst skills are important, we're more interested in the people behind them so help us get to know you!

Closing date is 28th January 2024

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Due to the high level of responses we expect to receive, we do not acknowledge receipt nor contact those applicants who are not selected for interview. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please note that you have not been successful on this occasion.

About the Company

We’re a small but mighty employee-owned company with clinics in Canterbury and London. Our clients are other businesses, and we look after the health of their employees. Our team includes doctors, nurses, OH technicians, as well as our wonderful admin and support teams. 

Now is an exciting time at AHM because we’ve recently launched Wellness Clinics which open up our services to the general public providing private screening and wellness services. 

We offer a variety of benefits including: 

  • Being a co-owner of All Health Matters through the Employee Ownership Trust. After passing a probationary period, all co-owners are eligible to receive tax-free bonuses (tax free up to £3600) from company profits 

  • 5% Employer Pension Contribution 

  • Benenden Health corporate health scheme (available after 3 months continuous service to employees working 4+ days per week) 

  • Perkbox - discounts on shopping and perks 

  • Cycle2Work scheme

  • Techscheme

  • Free annual flu vaccine

Because we’re employee-owned, all our PAYE employees are co-owners of the business which means they directly benefit from the company’s success. 

We’re really proud of the team we’ve got and are looking for someone who’ll fit in like the missing piece of the puzzle. If you think that could be you, apply now!

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