Strategic absence management

Venue
Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way
venue
Course Tutors
Zoe Clark
tutors
Admin Contact
cpd.hertsforlearning@support.webbased.co.uk
Target Audience
Business Managers / Deputy Headteachers / Headteachers / Office Managers / Personnel Officers/Assistants / Senior Leaders
target audience
Course Types
Course
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
Subject
HR Services / Leadership and Management
Event Description
This half-day course provides an overview of the key factors affecting long- and short-term sickness absence and an overview of the relationship with disability discrimination. This includes advice on how such absence can be managed effectively and proactively; and addressing it within return to work meetings.

Delegates will be prepared to discuss and share best practice, knowing that any specific examples discussed will remain confidential to the group.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
By attending the session, participants will:


  • understand the strategic importance of managing sickness absence

  • understand the most common reasons for short- and long-term sickness absence

  • be able to identify those long-term sickness cases which involve exposure to disability claims

  • have a clear structure for return to work meetings

  • have some quick wins for managing absence more strategically

Additional Information
Please bring with you; last year’s absence percentage; number of people currently hitting absence trigger points; number of people that will hit a trigger point with next absence and any other known sickness absence issues.
Enquiries
Start Date
Wednesday 26 June 2019
End Date
Wednesday 26 June 2019
Closing Date
Tuesday 25 June 2019
Times
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
16 
Cost
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Number of Sessions
1