At Wurkplace, we know working in Education can be very rewarding, but it also comes with its own set of difficulties. Having good HR, Health & Safety and Online Training services and help ease these difficulties in education by ensuring your staff are trained appropriately, well managed and reducing the risk of workplace accidents.
Read what our Education Partners have to say about us 👇
We have been using Wurkplace for our HR and Health & Safety and our experience has been very positive. Their consultants took the time to get to know our school, gave us personalised recommendations and helped us to implement their solutions – making HR and Health & Safety seem easy!
What are the top HR issues relating to the Education sector?
It’s not just teachers, but all members of staff who interact with students that benefit from further development in their role. Our huge variety of online (and on-site) training courses can help your staff flourish.
It is HR’s responsibility to ensure compliance with these checks and ensure personal details remain private and confidential. The bespoke HR paperwork and online HR software that Wurkplace provides makes compliance and data protection easy!
It can often be challenging to recruit the right staff for your school, but we have a solution! Our HR system aids in the recruitment process (by tracking, comparing and inducting applicants) and our personal HR service makes employees feel valued, which can reduce staff turnover.
Here at Wurkplace, we provide bespoke, outsourced HR support services to the education industry – Working in education can be so satisfying and at times difficult, which is why HR can sometimes take a back-seat. We can provide HR support and guidance on a retainer or ad-hoc basis, whatever works best for you!
Our team of HR Consultants can help with:
Providing a Full HR Audit – Initially, we will conduct a full audit of all your workplace HR policies, procedures and documents. Our consultants will then give you an action plan, with their personal recommendations for your school, college or university.
Creating Bespoke Handbooks and Contracts – Our HR consultants will provide your education employees with contracts and handbooks that are tailored to them, ensuring full compliance with DBS and other pre-employment checks.
Online HR System – We use an innovative online system which automates all HR work, creating more time for your employees to focus on education. It also tracks staff performance and attendance, stores all your important documents in one place (it has read receipts – providing proof employees have agreed to terms of employment, etc) and helps with the recruitment process.
HR Training – We have both on-site and online training courses that can be personalised for your specific school, ensuring your staff can deal with students appropriately and with ease. For example our Lockdown Procedures in Schools course and safeguarding children/adults training.
Keeping Up to Date – Every month, our consultants will update you and your employees with new or changing education HR regulations and legislation.
Advice on Employment Law – We can help deal with employment law in the education sector. Our consultants can aid with sickness & absence, disciplinary matters, grievances, immigration, probation periods and much more!
Legal Expenses – Wurkplace can provide insurance up to the sum of £100,000 (as an optional extra).
What are the top Health and Safety issues facing the education sector?
Wurkplace also provides bespoke, outsourced Health and Safety support services to the education industry. In education, both the school management team, headteacher and employer have a responsibility for the Health and Safety of staff and pupils. We can take the pressure off your shoulders, with our tailored Health and Safety policies and procedures that ensure legal compliance.
Our Health and Safety Consultants can help you with:
Finally, Wurkplace offers an extensive range of on-site and online HR and Health & Safety training courses, to the education sector! Working with students can pose many challenges, our training can help your staff to develop the right skills to handle these challenges. All of our courses are IOSH, RoSPA and CPC approved.
Our Health & Safety and HR training relating to the education sector are:
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