Stress, anxiety and depression accounted for 43% of working days lost due to ill health in 2014/15.
However, there are also many people who remain in work despite being stressed and this has an impact on individuals, teams and their managers.
This practical and informative course provides managers with an opportunity to learn about how stress affects people at work, how negative effects can be reduced or avoided and how to support someone who is unwell or at risk of becoming unwell through stress. It will also provide a space for you to reflect on management practices within your organisation and on your own personal management style.
Ensures you are able to:
- identify the six key factors that can cause stress in the workplace
- recognise the signs that someone is becoming unwell through stress
- understand an organisation’s legal responsibility and duty of care to individuals
- confidently discuss and address concerns with individuals
- offer a flexible approach to making adjustments
- signpost people to appropriate support within the organisation and externally
Who should attend?
Managers, HR, and anyone with responsibilities for staff or volunteers