Our Programs

 
 

TRAINING

Training sessions about ‘work and cancer’ are run on a bespoke basis depending on an organisation’s needs.

Some companies choose to arrange 60 minute or 90 minute ‘Lunch and Learn’ sessions for their line managers and their HR teams; others prefer to run longer, half-day sessions, or to make them part of wider briefings on health and wellbeing, or employment law.

Typically sessions on work and cancer will cover:

  • An overview of working with cancer
  • Legal framework – Disablity Act
  • Talking to an employee and their colleagues about cancer
  • Making reasonable adjustments
  • Managing an employee’s return to work
  • Dealing with bereavement
  • Supporting  a carer for someone with cancer

The sessions use a variety of materials to demonstrate, train and discuss associated areas, along with a level of interaction.  

Availability

Monday – Saturday
Morning, Afternoon or Evening

Location

Your offices or a

location can be arranged

 

CONSULTANCY

In addition to providing a variety of training workshops and webinars, we provide tailored consultancy services for employers, advising on:

  • Work and cancer policies and processes
  • Policies related to managing other chronic/long-term conditions in the workplace
  • Carers’ policies as well as those relating to special leave and bereavement
  • Buddying schemes and support networks
  • Absence policies and processes

If you would like to find out more about how we can help you develop or improve your support for those with cancer or other long term/ chronic health conditions, contact us 

 

COACHING

We offer 1-2-1 coaching for your employees and their partners/spouses, over the phone or face to face.

We use a variety of coaching approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to address the physical and psychological impact of cancer. This complements and enhances EAP and Occupational Health services.

The Coaching Process: 

Coaching will be tailored to each person’s specific needs. It’s flexible and is arranged on a session by session basis but typically involves:

  • Up to six 1 hour coaching sessions working principally with the coachee to facilitate the most realistic and practical work related outcomes. These sessions can be held face to face at a suitable location, or over the telephone or by Skype
  • Further follow up sessions, as required, on an ad hoc basis as well as telephone and email support
  • Follow up with the employer (if sponsoring the coaching) and employee after 6 months to monitor the effectiveness of the coaching
  • Each coaching relationship will be documented in a coaching contract outlining the services to be provided
  • Full, immediate access to Cancer Council information, resources and support networks
  • Wider career and life goals

Coaching typically covers:

  • The cancer itself and managing its side effects while working
  • Handling initial and continuing conversations with others including boss, work colleagues, suppliers and clients
  • Dealing with changes at work
  • Reasonable adjustments
  • Social interaction at work and outside work
  • Family and financial worries

To find out more about our coaching services, contact us

 

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