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Human Resources – Managing Sickness Absence

Our one-day workshop provides the tools and techniques for you to manage sickness absence effectively and to increase attendance.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management
Adult and Community
Location: Ilkeston
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years:
Interview Required?: N
Start: Flexible
Tuition: £350

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Course Information for Students

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.

• 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

• Effective Management Skills

• Performance Management

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Course Information Last Updated On: November 25, 2021 10:09 am