Absence management and wellbeing support is more than just supporting employees already off sick. Our offering provides a range of services to support prevention of absences, maintaining wellbeing at work, managing new or existing conditions and staying well and in work.
Once you have referred an employee to us, we’ll work together to understand the issues involved, and to decide how we can best support your employee — to reduce, or prevent, their absence.
Our Vocational Rehabilitation Consultants (VRCs) will talk to your employee about their situation and what we can do to help. At this stage we’ll provide a report setting out our recommended ‘next steps’.
Sometimes we can help resolve an issue quite simply, but if an employee requires in-depth, one-to-one case management support, our VRCs will liaise with you to manage your employee’s sickness absence. We’ll work together to help your employee remain at, or get back to, work successfully and sustainably.
Sometimes a small change to someone’s working hours or environment can make a big difference. We’ll show you what you can do to help employees stay safely at work, or achieve a smooth transition back to their job.
In addition to the practical measures we might suggest, we can also undertake assessments, including dyslexia vocational evaluations and ergonomic workstation assessments.
Occupational health can include a wide range of medical and rehabilitation intervention, and the exact types of services will vary across providers. If it’s appropriate, we’re happy to work with your own occupational health provider to help prevent short-term problems turning into a long-term absence. Not every absence needs to use every rehabilitation tool and some queries can be answered over the phone.
* Please note, our VRCs do not provide pre-employment screening, medical assessments, fitness for work assessments, health screening or emergency first aid.
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