Vocational rehabilitation

Our centre’s award-winning model of Vocational Rehabilitation provides solutions in reducing sickness absence levels in your organisation by helping those who are ill or injured to stay in work or return to work with minimum delay.

Return to work services:

  • Telephone access to a comprehensive initial employee screening, covering medical and non-medical issues
  • Face to face work-focused assessment (local to employee) for a range of physical and mental health conditions
  • Bespoke return to work plans with realistic options (phased return, task rotation, flexible hours etc)
  • Comprehensive case management with timely and effective communication between all relevant stakeholders

Rehabilitation services:

  • Rapid access to a broad range of evidence based solutions: including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, workplace assessments, and lifestyle management

Retention services:

  • Advice on optimal management of longer term conditions in the workplace
  • Mediation and counselling for the workplace
  • Promotion of physical and mental health in the workplace
  • Sickness absence management support (data management; policy and procedures)
  • Training and support packages for line managers

Specialist assessments

  • FCE Functional capacity evaluations
  • Transferable skills analysis
  • Vocational assessments
  • Psycho-vocational assessments
  • Job demands analysis
  • Workplace assessments
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Learning disability assessments e.g. dyslexia


“Wellness has provided a sleek and successful rehabilitation process for our employees; it has enabled the employee to feel supported and guided through a successful return to work whilst providing the company with specialist advice and reassurance that our employee could return to full duties within a reasonable time frame. It has been a very successful return to work approach."
       - Sarah O’Hara, HR Business Partner, HR Operations, Vestas Wind Systems

“This team have demonstrated a contemporary and thorough approach with a keen awareness of the need for effective coordination and planning for keeping people in work or returning them to work as early as possible. They take a proactive approach to sickness absence management and understand the demands placed upon key stakeholders. They recognise the importance of regular, timely and effective communication and are able to tailor their approach to meet individual needs, developing networks and associations where necessary in order to meet these needs.”