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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The 41-year-old - whose marriage nearly fell apart is now on a phased return to work, but is considering quitting the profession he loves.
David had a phased return to work in October 2016, then resigned in February the following year, before leaving in April.
Karen said: "Helen has just started a phased return to work - we both work at Andrew Collinge in Liverpool and Andy's a civil servant.
This could entail for example offering a phased return to work, reduced hours, or a different job in the company.
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. But sadly he became ill again.
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.