phased return to work

phased return to work

An incremental (phased) return to work after a prolonged absence due to sickness, without any reduction in pay and subject to the advice of occupational health professionals.
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Union reps can help employers with changes that might include allowing an employee time off to attend doctors' appointments, allowing more flexibility in working hours, allowing extra breaks to help cope with tiredness, allowing more working from home and allowing a phased return to work after extended sick leave.
After a period of illness he came back to Grange Farm Primary School in January this year as part of a phased return to work.
It can also be paid when an individual is on a phased return to work after sickness absence.
Nathan was released from hospital in June 2012 and since then has started a phased return to work with the Welsh Government and currently works 24 hours a week in the role of business support officer.
They include proactive occupational health and counselling serv-ices, phased return to work, temporary alternative duties, adaptations to an employee's role and work environment or seeking alternative positions for an employee within the organisation if required.
His ordeal started in January, his phased return to work began in June and is now back full-time.
Mr Kay undertook a phased return to work from January 2011; however by June 6 the company had made the decision to sack him.
Michelle has only just begun a phased return to work as a hospital catering assistant, and selfemployed taxi driver Garry recently went back to doing a few hours a week.
This resulted in supplying equipment to enable the ladies to work remotely when required, with equipment either following their maternity leave - which enabled a phased return to work as part of their package - or as required to bring flexibility within their role.
I will be making a phased return to work in October and look forward to thanking the Diocese personally for all their kindness.
The tribunal was told Mr Jones, from Brecon Road in Cardigan, was called into the office to discuss his absence but felt the company had already made its mind up to dispose of him since it had not responded to requests for managerial help, a phased return to work and lighter duties until he made a full recovery.