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Addington School

Staff Wellbeing

 

Below are some links to possible resources to support staff during this time that focus on Wellbeing and maintaining good mental health.

 

Useful resources to support

Government has published guidance and advice on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

         

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

 

Mental Health At Work has published Coronavirus and isolation: supporting yourself and your colleagues. It pulls  together resources to support one another’s mental health through the outbreak and through working remotely

         

Mental Health Foundation has published some tips to help you, your friends and your family to look after your mental health, including how to avoid rumour and speculation which can fuel anxiety

      

Mind has published Coronavirus and your wellbeing. Information includes practical advice for staying at home, taking care of your mental wellbeing, and finding support for benefits or housing

       

Rethink Mental Illness' online hub is full of practical support and information for people living with, or supporting people with mental illness

   

If you're worried about your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak 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

 

Benefits

Wellbeing and Communication

Child Care Voucher Scheme

Pension Scheme

BUPA discounts

Phased return to work

Bespoke continuing professional development

Opportunities for personal development

Flexible working policy

Appraisal System

Access to professional counselling

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

Refreshments

Discounts on products and services

Staff sporting events

Flu vaccinations

Hep B vaccinations

Cycle to work scheme

Yoga

Gym discount

Workstation assessments

Workplace risk assessments