There is always someone who you can talk to in college if you need support.
You can talk to:-
- Your line manager
- Your curriculum Lead
- A member of the HR team
- Our College Chaplain, Kath Edmond
- The ‘Wellbeing in Action’ group (Meet every half-term)
- Karl Smith, Vice Principal for staffing
The HR team is available for support. There is a room available for confidential conversations, respite or you may just want to have a chat.
We also have free support via occupational health which can be arranged for staff who would benefit from it.
The HR Team –
Lyndsay Bagley, email@example.com, Ext 2243
Kelli Mitchell, firstname.lastname@example.org, Ext 2207
Need to talk?
Life can get a bit much for all of us at times. Kathryn is always ready to listen and point you in the direction of other help in college and beyond. Information can be found in the Chaplaincy section of Carmel Connect
It may be that you want some support from outside of college. Below are some links to organisations that may be of use:-
Education Support is an Education charity that supports staff in education with free helpline, financial guidance, wellbeing management tools and more.
NHS Choices. Mental Health services are free on the NHS. Click the link below to find out more –
How to access mental health services
A free of charge service that provides a safe and confidential space to share experiences and gain support from our community and qualified professionals. It includes community support, professional help, personal tools and a magazine.
Anna Freud ‘Schools in mind’ free network for staff in schools and colleges.
24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. Its a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and ou need immediate help. Text 85258. Only available in mainland UK
Talk to us any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.