Pick n Pay Vacancies – Occupational Health Practitioner

Website Pick n Pay

Job Advert Summary

This opportunity exists in our Northern Region. We are looking for an Occupational Health Practitioner who will be responsible for implementing employee wellness initiatives that the company arranges and ensures that the company complies with legal requirements regarding occupational health of all employees.

Duties & Responsibilities

Provide professional occupational and primary healthcare service for staff

Advise management on occupational health focused medical programmes and interventions.

Provide best practice environmental, health, occupational hygiene, employee wellness and occupational safety programmes for staff.

Facilitate the company’s Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)

Manage trauma and injuries.

Provide preliminary counselling and arrange further trauma counselling for employees

Implement a medical surveillance according to employee’s risk exposure.

Assist with work related clinical matters, e.g. incapacity and disability management

Advise management and HR on employee salary continuation, disability and disability reviews

Employee referrals to other multidisciplinary teams

Facilitate and coordinate Executive Medicals

Monitor Occupational Health and Safety legislation compliance

Facilitate IOD claims between stores and COID SUPPORT

Coordinate the distribution of store’s First Aid supplies.

Validation of employee sick leave

Visitation of hospitalised staff.

Advice HR and management on staff Interdepartmental Transfers

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 3 years experience in occupational health nursing

Must possess a valid driver’s license

Occupational Health Nursing qualification that is registered with SANC

Currently registered and paid up at SANC

The position involves travelling to all corporate stores in the region.


Self-driven and motivator
Ability to plan own schedule
Good communication skills on all levels
Good analytical skills.

Additional Information

The position involves travelling to all corporate stores in the region. A Company car and petrol will be provided.

To apply for this job please visit www.pnp.co.za.