North East, Yorks & Humber
We have informal partnership agreements with a range of organisations across the UK. They are able to provide support to their local employers and they also promote MINDFUL EMPLOYER to businesses and organisations in their area. MINDFUL EMPLOYER Partnership Organisations in North East, Yorkshire & Humberside are:
Hull: Rachel Forsey, Humber NHS Foundation Trust 01482 335451
Newcastle: Jennifer Cottam, Talk Works 0191 490 9301
Local Employer Networks
These networks provide an informal, relaxed setting in which to meet colleagues from other employers to discuss issues of common concern. The agenda is set by the group and generally focus on topics connected to recruiting and retaining staff who experience mental ill health. Based on geographical/county areas, any employer is welcome to attend.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 0113 230 2631.
Being a Mindful Manager - Mental Health Awareness for Managers
Sheffield - 18 April
This 3-hour workshop focuses on stress, anxiety, depression and bi-polar disorder, the impact on the workplace, having conversations with staff, supporting presence and managing absence. Download more details and why not take a look at our film about having conversations at work too.
Focusing on practice not policies, this workshop is specifically for line managers, especially those with little or no knowledge of mental health issues. Directors, HR, Occupational Health, Union and other staff representatives may also find it helpful.
This workshop will take place in on Sheffield on 18 April - Book online now.
Developed in collaboration with MINDFUL EMPLOYER and led by a senior ACAS adviser, this event will raise your understanding about mental ill-health. You will learn some of the common signs and symptoms, and most importantly will be able to discuss and explore strategies for early intervention and support for employees experiencing mental ill-health. Click on the link above to book a place or phone 08457 383736 or email email@example.com for more details.
South Yorkshire based job retention service to support employees who have a mental health condition and their employer and to support businesses develop a healthier workplace culture. 01302 874963
Provides support for employees with a mental health condition and mental health awareness training. 0113 237 4508
SOHAS aims to prevent and alleviate the effects of occupational disease and injury and to enable those with limiting health problems to work. 0114 275 5760
Help with managing workplace stress, absenteeism, motivational issues, bullying in the workplace and specific learning difficulties. 01422 372222
Offers a range of workshops and courses for employers and workplaces centred on the practice of mindfulness. 01904 634710
Provides coaching services for a national rehabilitation organisation whose clients are major employers. Whitespace Coaching also works with employees, many of whom are struggling with their mental and emotional health and wellbeing. 07773 653882
Signatories to the Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health who are based or have offices in the region are:
4 Infantry Brigade Personnel Recovery Unit
Learning Curve Group*
* private sector business;
** voluntary sector/charity;
unmarked - public sector employer
The Charter is about working towards the principles of it not the immediate fulfilment of them – signing up is a step along a journey not the end of it.
More information will be added to this page in due course - and please contact us if you have any items of interest or details of organisations who support employers.
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