Addington School

Staff Wellbeing


Vita Employee Assistance Programme

Freephone from UK landline: 0800 111 6387 for advice on 

Your rights
Health and Wellbeing
Management Support
Emotional support
Legal information


Welbee Toolkit - Click link and create a login to access wellbeing resources, training, and support designed specifically for education staff.  (If using at school login to Staff Proxy)


Free online Happiness coaching program

Coping with Family Life - this guide was written during the 2020 lockdown, but some of the tips and links to further advice may still be relevant


Useful resources to support


Free Online Happiness Programme for UK Keyworkers - Art of Living UK are offering their meditation programme free to all key workers in the UK at the moment.



NHS advice on Every Mind Matters -  https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/         


If you're worried about your mental health you can speak to the Samaritans         

Understanding what causes us stress and taking action to manage our stress levels is a key part of looking after our wellbeing. The Stress Container is an interactive tool that can help us understand our stress levels




At Addington School we support our staff in improving their health and wellbeing



Wellbeing and Communication

Child Care Voucher Scheme

Pension Scheme

Employee Assistance Programme - Vita

Access to professional counselling (via Vita Employee Assistance Programme)

Phased return to work

Bespoke continuing professional development

Opportunities for personal development

Flexible working policy

Appraisal System

Wellbeing group

Wellbeing drop in sessions

Department meetings

SLT open door policy

Information boards

Communication time

Weekly staff briefings

Free staff uniform

Social Wellbeing

Health and Fitness

Social events

Easter and Christmas Thank You

Celebration tea parties


Discounts on products and services

Staff sporting events

Flu vaccinations

Hep B vaccinations

Cycle to work scheme


Gym discount

Workstation assessments

Workplace risk assessments