Work, worklessness and wellbeing: COVID-19 and beyond Webinar Series – full details attached
Public Health England has commissioned The Society of Occupational Medicine to deliver a Work, worklessness and wellbeing – Covid19 and beyond webinar series.
The aim is to support employers and employees to be COVID 19 secure and maintain health and wellbeing during the pandemic and beyond, and to help policymakers think about the solutions to the key challenges faced.
Who is this for? Large businesses, with key messages for small business
Aim – inform development of effective health and wellbeing strategies, that can be measured via accreditation
How do organisations best manage people back to work? The COVID-10 pandemic has provided many challenges to organisations in terms of supporting the health and wellbeing of staff and helping them manage changes to their working patterns and practices (such as working at home) and key transitions (such as returning to the workplace). Health and wellbeing strategies are required that that are fit for purpose in supporting workers during the pandemic and beyond. This webinar highlights the need for risk assessments and toolkits that meet the needs of individuals and organisations and considers the relevance of existing frameworks such as the HSE Management Standards Tool and the Management Competencies framework under current conditions. The need to provide guidance on career development and upskilling as a key element of wellbeing frameworks will also be considered
· Dr Richard Caddis, CMO, BT- confirmed
· Prof Kevin Daniels, UEA, What Works Wellbeing Centre – confirmed
· Peter Kelly HSE re management standards framework- confirmed with Dr Jo Yarker – confirmed – using the Management Competency Framework to identify the skills and competencies required by managers to support staff wellbeing during COVID
· Tbc local Government
Executive Chair – Dr Richard Heron, Former FOM President