Human Resources - Managing Sickness Absence

Venue: Broomfield Hall
Hours: 7.00
Cost (£): 350.00

Course Overview

Our one-day workshop provides the tools and techniques for you to manage sickness absence effectively and to increase attendance. It will specifically help those who face high levels of long and short-term sickness absence within their teams. It will also help you to improve organisational culture around the issue of ill-health absence.

Course Content

Understanding the role and responsibility of the line manager
Update on legislation relating to health-related absence
Managing persistent absenteeism
Managing long-term ill health
Conducting return-to-work interviews
Investigating absence fairly
Benefits for the individual
•  Greater awareness of your own role in the management of absence
•  An understanding of ways to improve attendance
•  An appreciation of how to manage absence associated with chronic conditions (such as disability and stress)
Benefits for the organisation 
Greater confidence for first line managers in managing absence more effectively
Reduced absence in the workplace
A culture of increased performance, attendance and wellbeing


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