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Carers UK, 20 Great Dover Street , London, SE1 4LX

About this course

Centre for Mental Health is proud to be working with Kathleen Bolt, an experienced employment lawyer and mediator to deliver this in-depth course.

This course offers practical advice and knowledge to enhance your understanding of employment law and disability rights to help you assist clients to retain work, overcome barriers arising from long term health conditions and to build your confidence in providing effective on going support.


The training will cover:

  • Understanding how the Equality Act protects employees and workers with a disability
  • Dealing with disclosure – how to help clients weigh up the pros and cons
  • Opening up communication with the employee and employer: an interactive conversation
  • Workplace internal policies and procedures – why they are important to you
  • Dismissal procedures and unfair dismissal
  • Mediation - reducing conflict and resolving disputes
  • Using mediation skills to maximise outcomes for clients
  • Thinking about reasonable adjustments: Your role in enabling employers and employees to understand and find reasonable adjustments
  • Employment protection rights
  • Employee’s written terms and conditions of employment
  • Zero hour contracts, guaranteed hours and the gig economy
  • Pay, sick pay and statutory entitlements
  • A brief introduction to the Equality Act 2010

Course times are 09:30 - 16:30 on both days with registration from 09:15.



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Cancellation policy

Any confirmed booking which is subsequently cancelled by the delegate or their organisation within less than 2 weeks’ notice is subject to full payment. Cancellation with less than 3 weeks’ notice is subject to 50% payment. In the unlikely event that Centre for Mental Health needs to cancel a course, delegates will be offered a guaranteed place on the next available course or a full refund.

Booking this course indicates your acceptance of these terms.


For more Information please contact:

Zak Palmer
Centre for Mental Health
Tel: 020 7717558