Tools for leaders and managers

<p>A range of tools and guidance documents which aim to support managers to employ behaviours which promote the health and wellbeing of their employees. They can be used by&nbsp;managers and by&nbsp;practitioners considering how to support, train and develop&nbsp;managers&nbsp;to be leaders who&nbsp;promote the health and wellbeing of their employees.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
Author: CIPD & Disability confident.

Recruiting, managing and developing people with a disability or health condition: A practical guide for managers.

The CIPD’s Health and Wellbeing at work survey report (2018) found that line managers knowledge and confidence is a common challenge when managing people with a disability or long-term health condition. As a result, CIPD and Disability Confident have collaborated to produce this practical guide for managers which aims to support line managers with their knowledge and confidence around managing an employee, with a disability or health condition. Within the practical guide there are top tips and information on different stages of the employee life cycle; workplace adjustments, recruitment, disclosure & confidentiality, retaining people, sickness absence, performance and development, career progression, leavers and more.

Author: Health and Safety Executive

Leadership and worker involvement toolkit: Good health and safety leadership.

This resource was developed by the construction industry’s Leadership and work Engagement Forum and hosted by HSE. It is primarily aimed at small and medium sized businesses to help leaders with improving health and safety. The toolkit provides six top tips for becoming an effective leader for health and safety: 1) Challenge status quo 2) Create a vision 3) Inspire workers to be healthy and safe 4) be a good role model 5) show consideration 6) communicate regularly. This resource is part of a larger leadership and worker involvement toolkit.

Author: Health and Safety Executive

Health and safety checklist

This health and safety resource aims to provide managers with prompts for ways to support and involve workers in the health and safety processes within their organisation. The resource follows the ‘Plan, Do, Check and Act’ HSE model and includes a checklist and space for the user’s notes.

Author: Department for Work and Pensions, Health and Safety Executive & Shift

Line managers’ resource: A practical guide to managing and supporting people with mental health problems in the workplace.

This resource guide was created in partnership with the Department of Health, Department for Work and Pensions, Health and Safety Executive and Health Work Wellbeing. It was developed to help reduce stigma and discrimination towards individuals with a mental health related illness and provide guidance to managers when supporting these individuals at work. As the guidance is split into various sections, managers utilities the guide by drawing on the most useful and relevant sections to them. The resource also provides managers with good practice examples for when an employee is off due to mental ill-health and how they can support their return. 

Author: Health and Safety Executive, The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development & Affinity Health at Work

Stress management competency indicator tool.

Developed from the management competency framework for preventing and reducing stress at work, this tool allows the user to understand whether they have the behaviours identified as being effective for preventing and reducing stress. The user can use the tool to reflect upon their behaviours and management style. Towards the end of the tool there are details to address how managers can improve these competencies. 

Author: Health and Safety Executive & The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Line management behaviour and stress at work, updated guidance for line managers.

Based on the HSE’s management standards and the management competencies for preventing and reducing stress at work, this leaflet provides details of the framework for managers and includes a series of tips.

Author: The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development & MIND

People managers’ guide to mental health.

Updated from CIPD’s research with employers in 2011, this 2018 guide considers mental health from the entire lifecycle of employment, from recruitment to support employees who are returning to work after absence. The information, templates and practical advice aim to help managers have conversations to support those suffering with stress or mental ill-health at work. This guidance provides best practice to managers and other professionals, such as Human Resource and Occupational Health, to best support employees at work.

Author: CIPD & Disability confident.

Recruiting, managing and developing people with a disability or health condition: A practical guide for managers.

Recruiting, managing and developing people with a disability or health condition: A practical guide for managers.

The CIPD’s Health and Wellbeing at work survey report (2018) found that line managers knowledge and confidence is a common challenge when managing people with a disability or long-term health condition. As a result, CIPD and Disability Confident have collaborated to produce this practical guide for managers which aims to support line managers with their knowledge and confidence around managing an employee, with a disability or health condition. Within the practical guide there are top tips and information on different stages of the employee life cycle; workplace adjustments, recruitment, disclosure & confidentiality, retaining people, sickness absence, performance and development, career progression, leavers and more.

Author: CIPD & Disability confident.

Recruiting, managing and developing people with a disability or health condition: A practical guide for managers.

The CIPD’s Health and Wellbeing at work survey report (2018) found that line managers knowledge and confidence is a common challenge when managing people with a disability or long-term health condition. As a result, CIPD and Disability Confident have collaborated to produce this practical guide for managers which aims to support line managers with their knowledge and confidence around managing an employee, with a disability or health condition. Within the practical guide there are top tips and information on different stages of the employee life cycle; workplace adjustments, recruitment, disclosure & confidentiality, retaining people, sickness absence, performance and development, career progression, leavers and more.

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Author: Health and Safety Executive

Leadership and worker involvement toolkit: Good health and safety leadership.

Leadership and worker involvement toolkit: Good health and safety leadership.

This resource was developed by the construction industry’s Leadership and work Engagement Forum and hosted by HSE. It is primarily aimed at small and medium sized businesses to help leaders with improving health and safety. The toolkit provides six top tips for becoming an effective leader for health and safety: 1) Challenge status quo 2) Create a vision 3) Inspire workers to be healthy and safe 4) be a good role model 5) show consideration 6) communicate regularly. This resource is part of a larger leadership and worker involvement toolkit.

Author: Health and Safety Executive

Leadership and worker involvement toolkit: Good health and safety leadership.

This resource was developed by the construction industry’s Leadership and work Engagement Forum and hosted by HSE. It is primarily aimed at small and medium sized businesses to help leaders with improving health and safety. The toolkit provides six top tips for becoming an effective leader for health and safety: 1) Challenge status quo 2) Create a vision 3) Inspire workers to be healthy and safe 4) be a good role model 5) show consideration 6) communicate regularly. This resource is part of a larger leadership and worker involvement toolkit.

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Author: Health and Safety Executive

Health and safety checklist

Health and safety checklist

This health and safety resource aims to provide managers with prompts for ways to support and involve workers in the health and safety processes within their organisation. The resource follows the ‘Plan, Do, Check and Act’ HSE model and includes a checklist and space for the user’s notes.

Author: Health and Safety Executive

Health and safety checklist

This health and safety resource aims to provide managers with prompts for ways to support and involve workers in the health and safety processes within their organisation. The resource follows the ‘Plan, Do, Check and Act’ HSE model and includes a checklist and space for the user’s notes.

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Author: Department for Work and Pensions, Health and Safety Executive & Shift

Line managers’ resource: A practical guide to managing and supporting people with mental health problems in the workplace.

Line managers’ resource: A practical guide to managing and supporting people with mental health problems in the workplace.

This resource guide was created in partnership with the Department of Health, Department for Work and Pensions, Health and Safety Executive and Health Work Wellbeing. It was developed to help reduce stigma and discrimination towards individuals with a mental health related illness and provide guidance to managers when supporting these individuals at work. As the guidance is split into various sections, managers utilities the guide by drawing on the most useful and relevant sections to them. The resource also provides managers with good practice examples for when an employee is off due to mental ill-health and how they can support their return. 

Author: Department for Work and Pensions, Health and Safety Executive & Shift

Line managers’ resource: A practical guide to managing and supporting people with mental health problems in the workplace.

This resource guide was created in partnership with the Department of Health, Department for Work and Pensions, Health and Safety Executive and Health Work Wellbeing. It was developed to help reduce stigma and discrimination towards individuals with a mental health related illness and provide guidance to managers when supporting these individuals at work. As the guidance is split into various sections, managers utilities the guide by drawing on the most useful and relevant sections to them. The resource also provides managers with good practice examples for when an employee is off due to mental ill-health and how they can support their return. 

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Author: Health and Safety Executive, The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development & Affinity Health at Work

Stress management competency indicator tool.

Stress management competency indicator tool.

Developed from the management competency framework for preventing and reducing stress at work, this tool allows the user to understand whether they have the behaviours identified as being effective for preventing and reducing stress. The user can use the tool to reflect upon their behaviours and management style. Towards the end of the tool there are details to address how managers can improve these competencies. 

Author: Health and Safety Executive, The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development & Affinity Health at Work

Stress management competency indicator tool.

Developed from the management competency framework for preventing and reducing stress at work, this tool allows the user to understand whether they have the behaviours identified as being effective for preventing and reducing stress. The user can use the tool to reflect upon their behaviours and management style. Towards the end of the tool there are details to address how managers can improve these competencies. 

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Author: Health and Safety Executive & The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Line management behaviour and stress at work, updated guidance for line managers.

Line management behaviour and stress at work, updated guidance for line managers.

Based on the HSE’s management standards and the management competencies for preventing and reducing stress at work, this leaflet provides details of the framework for managers and includes a series of tips.

Author: Health and Safety Executive & The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Line management behaviour and stress at work, updated guidance for line managers.

Based on the HSE’s management standards and the management competencies for preventing and reducing stress at work, this leaflet provides details of the framework for managers and includes a series of tips.

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Author: The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development & MIND

People managers’ guide to mental health.

People managers’ guide to mental health.

Updated from CIPD’s research with employers in 2011, this 2018 guide considers mental health from the entire lifecycle of employment, from recruitment to support employees who are returning to work after absence. The information, templates and practical advice aim to help managers have conversations to support those suffering with stress or mental ill-health at work. This guidance provides best practice to managers and other professionals, such as Human Resource and Occupational Health, to best support employees at work.

Author: The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development & MIND

People managers’ guide to mental health.

Updated from CIPD’s research with employers in 2011, this 2018 guide considers mental health from the entire lifecycle of employment, from recruitment to support employees who are returning to work after absence. The information, templates and practical advice aim to help managers have conversations to support those suffering with stress or mental ill-health at work. This guidance provides best practice to managers and other professionals, such as Human Resource and Occupational Health, to best support employees at work.

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