Maxxium UK Ltd

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H1. Chronic Conditions Guide and Carers

Committed since:

1 January, 2013

Delivery plan:

Submitted: 22 December, 2011

Maxxium UK currently operates a robust sickness absence policy. The policy adheres to best practice and is written in the spirit of employees wellbeing. In the event of habitual absence, up-to-date knowledge of employees general health is captured at every absence through the back to work process. Where there is no obvious sign of illness through absence, line managers are trained in identifying changes in behaviour and how having good relationships which gain trust and confidence when providing support under difficult circumstance such as dealing with chronic conditions. The principles of managing sickness absences are embedded into all company policies whether its capability or conduct focused. Maxxium will endeavour to be flexible when dealing with chronic conditions in the same way as managing sickness absence through various options such as changes to hours of work, duties and location. Every employee is provided with private medical care as part of their contractual benefits. Wherever necessary, we will seek professional recommendations for adjustments through an occupational health practitioner or GP. Regular training for line managers and updates on wellbeing initiatives will ensure that coherence of HR policy is portrayed in the best interest of the employee.

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