Cancer in the workplace for Managers

Course ID: 33

Suitable for: Macmillan Professionals

Duration: 1 hour 40
Format: E-Learning
Level: Foundation
Focusing on core knowledge and skills, and looking at how to apply some of the learning in your workplace.

Managing Cancer in the Workplace
Equip yourself with the vital skills you need to support employees affected by cancer in the workplace.

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Helping line managers support people affected by cancer in the workplace.

The course is aimed at employers, managers, human resources or those working in occupational health.

Course Units

  • First conversations and breaking the news
  • Confidentiality and communication
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Supporting carers
  • Supporting a return to work

Each unit contains exercises designed to help you think about the issues from a variety of angles. We offer practical advice and perspectives from people who have experienced these issues.

Learning objectives

  • Explore some of the issues you might face if someone you manage is diagnosed with cancer, or is affected by cancer
  • Gain an overview of the law in relation to cancer in the workplace
  • Identify appropriate ways to respond to an employee who has received a cancer diagnosis, or is caring for someone with cancer
  • Find further sources of information and support