Return to Work Interviews

Reduce absence levels through implementing Return to Work Interviews

Who is it for?

Absenteeism costs the UK economy dearly each year. This course is for Managers, Supervisors and team leaders involved in the return to work process who want to learn how effective, fair and consistent absence management will reduce absenteeism and benefit an organisation.

What will I learn?
  • The purpose, structure and benefits of conducting return to work interviews
  • How to plan and prepare to deliver constructive and purposeful interviews
  • Techniques to keep meetings on track and avoid diversions from the purpose intended

Course Details

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Member: £309
  • Non-Member: £364

All fees subject to VAT

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Course Overview
  • Return to work interviews – What are they and why have them
  • Business benefits
  • Early intervention
  • How to conduct an effective Interview
  • Preparation; questions, records, forms, procedures
  • Maintaining confidentiality
  • The interview
  • Questioning techniques
  • What ifs
  • The unexpected; how to progress
  • Summarising
  • Agreeing action; what if you cannot agree with your employee?
  • Recording the discussion
  • Potential outcomes

Course Dates
Course commences;

11 October 2017
8 February 2018
17 May 2018
16 August 2018     

Company Sponsored Option

This course is also available as a company sponsored option which is for your delegates only, this is a flexible solution and can be tailored to reflect your business needs, delivered on a date, time and place to suit you - please contact us.


Group Discounts

Take advantage of these discounts when booking this course;

5% off for 2-3 people
8% off for 4-5 people
12% off for 6 or more people

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