Support with working

Support with working

Support with working

If you live with a long term condition and are either in work or looking to get back into work, there are services and support available which offer free and impartial advice and information on training and employment opportunities as well as free confidential support and advice if you feel your work is contributing to ill health or you have any other workplace concerns .

Worklink

Worklink is an Employment Service set up by Kirklees Council to support anybody with a disability or long term illness whether it be physical, mental health or learning difficulty who is seeking employment, training or work experience.

If you receive benefits it may be possible for us to find you some voluntary work experience without affecting your benefits. To qualify your doctor must confirm that the experience will help you. We can also provide benefits advice. If you are interested in learning more then you can contact us by email or call us using the contact details below.

How to contact us:

Worklink (Huddersfield)
Email: worklink@kirklees.gov.uk
Huddersfield office: pamjeet.kaur@kirklees.gov.uk
Phone: 08456 039740
5 Silver Court
Wakefield Road
Huddersfield
HD5 9AG

Better Health at Work

The Better Health at Work project is a partnership between Kirklees Environmental

Services, NHS Kirklees, Job Centre Plus and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The Health at Work Advisors provide a FREE and CONFIDENTIAL support service for individuals who live and/or work in Kirklees and feel that work does, has or could contribute to ill health. They can also answer enquiries on health and safety issues. The team work alongside local GPs, health professionals and other agencies to provide information, advice and guidance to support people in addressing their workplace health concerns.

Who is it for?

People who live or work in Kirklees and may be experiencing work related ill health.

Where does this programme operate?

The Better Health at Work project operates throughout Kirklees.

How can you access this service?

If your GP, Health Professional or other partner organisations such as Job Centre
Plus feel that you could benefit from this service, they can refer you directly or
provide you with contact details. Contact information is readily available at GP
surgeries and Job Centre Plus branches throughout Kirklees.
You can also self refer by contacting the advice line or by talking directly to an advisor within certain GP surgeries. See your surgery for details.

Where can I find out more?

For more information about the Better Health at Work programme, please call the
advice line on 01484 416777, email env.betterhealth@kirklees.gov.uk or
visit www.betterhealthatwork.org.uk