Tel: 01392 677064

North East, Yorks & Humber

MINDFUL EMPLOYER Partnership Organisations in the North East, Yorkshire & Humberside are:

Newcastle: Jane McCarthy, Talk Works 0191 213 6000


Laura Niland, Big Ambitions CIC (South Yorkshire) 01302 874963

Jane McNeice, Mind Matters Training Ltd (Barnsley) 07833 470979

Janet PollardS2R (Huddersfield)  01484 539531

Hannah PattenWorkPlace Leeds 0113 230 2631

Nick Pearson, Sheffield Occupational Health Advisory Service  0114 275 5760

Region-wide: Nicky LidbetterAnxiety UK 0161 868 0547 


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 or tel: 0113 230 2631 



ACAS Training: Mental Health Awareness for Employers     

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 for more details.


Support Services

Big Ambitions

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 

Leeds Involving People

Provides support for employees with a mental health condition and mental health awareness training. 0113 237 4508

Sheffield Occupational Health Advisory Service

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

The Kade Consultancy

Help with managing workplace stress, absenteeism, motivational issues, bullying in the workplace and specific learning difficulties.  01422 372222 

The Northern Centre for Mindfulness and Compassion

Offers a range of workshops and courses for employers and workplaces centred on the practice of mindfulness. 01904 634710

Whitespace Coaching

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

Charter Signatories

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

700 Club**

Accept Care*


Age UK Wakefield District**

Alliance Psychological Services Ltd

Asda Stores Ltd*

Attigo CIC**

Aunt Bessie's Ltd*

Baltic Training Services*


Barnsley Hospice**

Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Berneslai Homes

Bernicia Group Limited*

Beware of the Bull Ltd*

Big Lottery Fund

Bradford & Airedale Mental Health Advocacy Group**

Bradford District Care Trust

Bradford Grammar School*


Burgundy Care Services Ltd*

Burton & South Derbyshire College

CableCom Training Ltd*


Calderdale Council

Canal & River Trust**

Candlelighters Trust **

Care Quality Commission

Carers Leeds**

Carers Wakefield & District**

Carmel Education Trust

Caterpillar (Peterlee)*

CBT Clinics*

Cestria Community Housing**

Chrysalis Consortium*

Citizens Advice Leeds**

Citizens Advice Newcastle**

City Healthcare Partnership

Cloverleaf Advocacy**

Coachwise Limted*

Community Links** 

Connect Housing**

Corepeople Recruitment Ltd*

Criminal Injuries Compensation Service*

Cummins Turbo Technologies Ltd*

DB Regio Tyne & Wear Limited*

Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Department of Health

Department for Work & Pensions

Dial Barnsley**


Doncaster Children's Services Trust**

Doncaster Refurnish**

Durham Christian Partnership**

Eggborough Power Ltd * 

Emsleys Solicitors Limited*

Enable Therapy Services Ltd*

ESPA Ltd**

Eversheds Sutherland*

Five Lamps*

Focus Care Services*


Garbutt and Elliott*

Gateshead College

Gateshead Council

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Giroscope Limited**

Grantside Ltd*

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group

Harrogate Borough Council

Harrogate Solicitors*

Health for All (Leeds) Ltd**

HEART Headingly enterprise and arts centre**

Henry Hyams Solicitors*

Horton Housing Association**


Huddersfield New College

Huddersfield Students Union**

Hull & East Yorkshire Mind**

Hull City Council

Hull Clinical Commissioning Group

Hull College Group

Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Humber Wood Recycling Project Ltd*

Hyde Park Source Limited**

Identity Experts*

Ilkley Community Enterprise Ltd**

Independent Domestic Abuse Services (IDAS)**

Inspire Communities**

Intastop Ltd*

Intermesh Creative Ltd*

International Paint/Akzonobel*

Irwin Mitchell LLP*

Ison Harrison*

Jacobs UK Ltd *

Kala Sangam**

Key Fund Investments*

Kirklees College

Kirklees Council

Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing

Kirklees Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre**

Learning Curve Group*

Learning Partnerships**

Leeds City Council

Leeds Irish Health & Homes **

Leeds Jewish Welfare Board**

Leeds Beckett University

Leeds City College

Leeds Mind**

Leeds Society for Deaf & Blind People**

Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service ** 

Leeds & York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Lowell Group*

Making Space**


Manor Training & Resource Centre Ltd**


Mental Health Concern**

Mental Health Matters**

Middlesbrough Council

Milners Solicitors*

Morrison Trust**

NHS Confederation 

NHS Leeds North Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS North East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group

National Training Safety  Services*

Nationwide Building Society*

Nestlé UK&I * 

Newcastle Carers**

Newcastle City Council

Newcastle University

New College Durham

New Horizons (Teesside)**

Nomad Opening Doors**

North Bank Forum**

Northern College

North Star Housing Group**

Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust   

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

North Tyneside Council

North Yorkshire County Council

Nouveau Dance & Fitness CIC **

Nova Wakefield District**


Orbis Support Ltd*

Pastille Nails Limited *

PC Henderson Ltd*

Pennine Domestic Violence Group**

Pickering Medical Practice

Portull Training Services Ltd*

Prohms Ltd*

Public Health England

Reach South Sheffield**

Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council

Release Potential Ltd*

Rethink Mental Illness**  

Revive Leeds**

Running Deep Ltd*

S3e Ltd*

St Anne's Community Services**

SABIC Petrochemicals Ltd*

Sadeh Lok Limited**

Santander UK*


Shantona Womens Centre**

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Sheffield Futures**

Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

Sheffield Mind**

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Shipley College

Skills for Care **

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

South Tyneside College

South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

South Yorkshire Eating Disorders Association**

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue

Space2 Leeds**

Spectrum CIC**

sports coach UK**


Stockton Sixth Form College

Swarthmore Education Centre*

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Teesside University

The Camphill Village Trust**

The Conservation Volunteers**

The Educational Guidance Service and Kade Consultancy*

The Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

The Link**

The Rugby Football League Ltd*


Tyneside Women's Health**

University of Bradford

University of Sunderland

University of York

Voluntary Action Leeds**

Waddington Street Centre**

Wakefield College

Wakefield Council

Washington Mind**

Well Women Centre**

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

West Yorkshire Police

Winston Solicitors LLP*

Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc*

Womencentre Limited**

Women's Health Matters**

Working for Health CIC**


York College

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Yorkshire Housing**

Yorkshire Water*

York St John University

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Your Consortium**

Your Homes Newcastle

Your Voice Counts**

Zest - Health for Life**

* 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.

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