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Wellbeing Strategies and Sickness Absence Management
Tue 6 June 2017, 18:00 – 20:00 BST
Most organisations have long standing sickness management procedures, recognising the costs and interruptions to the business of sickness. However, many fail to (or fail to successfully) focus on wellbeing in the workplace.
This fantastic session will explore sickness absence management and wellbeing strategies in the workplace. Taking a positive approach towards managing sickness through wellbeing initiatives.
There is no “one size fits all” approach to wellbeing and in this practical and strategic event, the link between key stakeholder and main organisational priorities with wellbeing and sickness will be examined to help you build wellbeing strategies in your workplace.
Practical advice about introducing wellbeing strategies into your organisation and best practice in addressing sickness absence and managing attendance.
Who would benefit from attending?:
HR professionals, OH specialists and anyone involved in or responsible for employee engagement/development and corporate wellbeing.
Susan Gee, Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing (2013 - present)
Headquartered in Bradford, Yorkshire Water is a water supply and treatment company servicing the whole of the Yorkshire region as well as parts of Derbyshire, with sister companies covering the Grampian region of Scotland, the South West of England and Northern Ireland.
Susan is a commercially astute, innovative and highly influential Occupational Health Manager with comprehensive experience gained within public and private sector roles, Susan was previously employed for 16 years at Bradford Metropolitan District Council as Head of Occupational Health & Safety. Outstanding record of achievement created through the development and implementation of robust strategies, initiatives and organisational change in Occupational Health. Susan is currently a visiting lecturer at Leeds Beckett University where her specialist subject is Sickness Absence Management and Wellbeing, she also regularly speaks on these subjects at seminars and conferences. Recognised as a national expert in sickness absence management and workplace wellbeing, Susan has a BSc ( Hons) in Public Health (OH), an MA in Health Care Law and a MSc in Leadership, Management and Change in Health and Social Care.