Lone working

How to make practical improvements to your lone working policies.

Lone workers and their managers face a range of issues specific to their work. This one-day course will explore areas such as health and safety, the maintenance of effective management systems, and communicating effectively and assertively.

Who is this course for?

It is suitable for managers and frontline staff in the homelessness and supported housing sector, who want to improve their Lone Working practices.

What will you learn?

In relation to Lone Working the course participants will;

• Identify the strengths and weaknesses of their existing practise.
• Review their current risk assessment process and will consider what changes are necessary.
• Understand the principal Health and Safety legislation and its relationship to lone working.
• Have drafted an organisation policy on Lone Working.
• Have considered a comprehensive range of procedures to ensure safer Lone Working from the perspective of the worker and management.
• Be aware and understand the need for good reporting, monitoring and evaluation systems.
• Understand the need to communicate effectively and assertively to management and team members about lone working health and safety issues
• Understand that lone working is not lonely working, and explore the need to develop and maintain work as a team.

Duration

One day course

Costs (in-house training)

This course can be booked in-house for a team of up to 16
Members: £799
Associate members: £920
Non members: £1,150

Talk To Us

James Cuming

Training manager

James is our training manager (maternity cover) develops and manages Homeless Link's in-house training programme.

Telephone: 020 7840 4450
Email: james.cuming@homelesslink.org.uk
Twitter: @TrainingHL