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Get Back On Track

Is work affecting your health?

Get Back on Track

Get Back on Track is a FREE service designed to support individuals who are having problems at work that is affecting their health.
 
We understand that when you face problems at work, it can feel like you are on your own and the odds are stacked against you. Get Back on Track is designed to guide you through those times when you need help the most.
We can help with a variety of problems such as work-related stress, disputes in the workplace, formulating return to work plans, information on handling grievances, disciplinaries, appeals, settlements and managing mental health issues in difficult work environments.


The benefits
We can provide information on employment law and HR issues in the workplace as well as health & wellbeing support
We can link you to other free services such as legal, housing, benefits and debt management
The service is totally confidential and gives you practical ideas for overcoming any work-related problems that are causing you to be unfit for work

Eligibility criteria
Be registered with an Islington GP
Signed-off from work with a ‘Fit Note’
Be in employment

How to get in touch:
Email: getbackontrack@nhs.net (opens in new window)
Telephone: 0800 389 0177


What happens after you contact us?

We arrange a meeting for you with one of our Employment Retention Specialists

How do we support you?
 
By:

Providing one-to-one support where we work with you to develop an action plan that is tailored to your specific needs
Support with writing letters to your employer, mediation and advocacy
Checking in with you regularly to review your progress

A partnership approach
 
The service will be delivered by Shaw Trust in partnership with Islington Council and Islington NHS CCG.

Please also download our leaflets:
 
A guide for GPs referring patients Download Referrer Leaflet.
Referrer Leaflet (1.8MB, opens in new tab or window)

Information for individuals who are interested in the programme.
Client Leaflet  (1.6MB, opens in new tab or window)

 

Useful links

 

Employment

Islington Council - employment advice agencies
www.islington.gov.uk/advice/legal-advice/employment (opens in new tab or window)

Fit for Work- Free return to work advice and support
www.fitforwork.org (opens in new tab or window)
 
Mind- How to be mentally healthy at work
www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living/work/#.WL7iLG-LSUk (opens in new tab or window)


For more information on other Shaw Trust programmes
www.shaw-trust.org.uk/en-GB/Services/Employment-Services (opens in new tab or window)

 

Health & Wellbeing

For more information on other Shaw Trust programmes 
www.shaw-trust.org.uk/en-GB/Services/Health-and-Wellbeing (opens in new tab or window)

OneYou
www.nhs.uk/oneyou (opens in new tab or window)

TimetoChange
www.time-to-change.org.uk (opens in new tab or window)

Moodzone
www.nhs.uk/Conditions/stress-anxiety-depression (opens in new tab or window)

 

If you are in need of urgent support:

Samaritans (24 hour): 116123

Saneline (6am-11pm): 0300 304 7000

 

Islington Council