Preparing for Parental Leave


Preparing to return to work post parental leave: 2 hours

SKU: N/A Category:

Pre session  you will be sent a Journal in the form of a PDF document. This is to be completed whilst you attend the online training session.

This will act as a valuable record for yourself and will be very useful to take to meetings with your Line Manager.

A Q and A is available post session and you may email us with any queries or advice there after.


Course Content

  • Congratulations! Telling your employer
  • The importance of Antenatal care and classes (NHS and classes available privately)
  • Looking after yourself at work – what can help from morning sickness to a bad back and general health and safety
  • Planning and preparing for parental leave
  • Why parental leave is an emotional time and how to reduce and manage the impact
  • How will going on parental leave affect your finances? -How to prepare for this?
  • Handover – what should be included in your handover document?
  • What are KIT/ SPLIT days and what can they be used for?
  • Easing into parental leave
  • The communication plan – keeping in touch – consider how much contact you would like
  • Return to work plan. Consider: How much leave you would like to take, whether you would like to be considered for flexible working on return
  • What is flexible working?
  • Different types of flexible working
  • Considering your career priorities and goals
  • Consider any career goals that you would like to pursue whilst on leave – you may want to take that training course that you have been meaning to get around to
  • Further support and resources
Choose a date

12-2.00 pm 6 June 2023 (FULLY BOOKED), 12-2.00 pm Monday 3 July 2023, 12-2.00 pm Monday 18 September 2023, 12-2.00 pm 12 October 2023, 12-2.00 pm 14 November 2023, 12-2.00 pm Wednesday 6 December 2023