Description

This three-day Certificate programme is designed to equip you with the essential management tools to deliver a successful occupational health service. The course is run by The At Work Partnership Ltd with the support of Brunel University London. The programme builds on professional training, and develops the additional skills needed to function effectively in the working environment in the private or public sector.Programme Day OneMonday 25 March 2019Module 1: The role of OH – context, challenges & objectivesDr Bill Gunnyeon, Independent OH ConsultantModule 2: Managing occupational health staffJo Berriman, Health Management ConsultantDay TwoTuesday 26 March 2019Module 3: Resourcing & budget managementJohn Humphrey, Nice Work Consulting LtdModule 4: Problem solving & negotiating skillsTilly Wood, Management ConsultantDay ThreeWednesday 27 March 2019Module 5: Legal frameworkDiana Kloss, BarristerModule 6: Managing relationships and communicationDr Steve Boorman, EmpactisBenefits of attendingThe Certificate in Managing OH Services is organised by The At Work Partnership with the support of Brunel University London and is designed to provide you with management skills and expertise.The course deals with the financial, political, legal and employment issues that OH professionals need to address in order to ensure that they function successfully and deliver maximum benefit to their employer.Now in its 13th successful year, the course has become one of the leading short management courses for OH professionals. An independent review of the Certificate in Managing OH Services course was published in the newsletter of the AOHNP (UK) – Association of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners (UK). It summed up the course as “worth every penny”. Read the review online hereHow will gaining this qualification benefit you and your organisation?This certificate provides OH and allied professionals with the essential management tools they need to deliver a successful OH service– from the effective management of staff and programmes to managing departmental budgets – with a clear understanding of corporate and financial objectives, the organisation’s legal responsibilities and the needs of different stakeholders.The course equips you with the skills to create an OH service that meets the needs of your employer and where departmental performance is constantly monitored and improved.The certificate enables OH professionals to operate confidently within the workplace, whether public or private sector, and to present the case for OH to different stakeholders. Occupational health professionals attending this course will come away with the knowledge to manage their department with confidence, financial acumen, legal awareness and the wider management skills to develop their department’s work.Who is the course designed for?The course is designed for occupational physicians, occupational health nurses, case managers, health and safety professionals, human resources managers and other professionals involved in the delivery and management of occupational health services.