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Staff Wellbeing


Please find below some links to websites and information that you may find useful. Please refer to the wellbeing diagram for any further guidance.

Staff Clubs and Events

At Hardenhuish staff can benefit from a number of Clubs and events, such as:

Run Club

Why not join your colleagues in the Hardenhuish Running group! Whether in person, or even virtually, the support from others may help you to achieve new goals, take time away from the screen and spend time with your colleagues.

The group is open to all members of staff of all abilities.

Curry Club

Join the curry club and try out a new restaurant each term. It is a great way to meet colleagues and talk to staff you don’t normally get the opportunity to see each day.

Friday Football Club

A great way to finish the week and spend time with colleagues. All members of staff and all abilities welcome.

 

Links to outside support agencies

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Information

https://www.acas.org.uk/advice  

Acas gives employees and employers free, impartial advice on workplace rights, rules and best practice. We also offer training and help to resolve disputes.

 

https://www.mind.org.uk/

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding

 

https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/


We give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward – whoever they are, and whatever their problem.

Our network of charities offers confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free.

 

https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/

Whether you have anxiety, stress, anxiety-based depression or a phobia that’s affecting your daily life, we’re here to help you. And we’re fully supported by an expert team of medical advisors.

 

https://www.relate.org.uk/  

We are the UK’s largest provider of relationship support, and last year we helped over two million people of all ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations and gender identities to strengthen their relationships. Find out more about what we do and how we can help you here.

 

https://www.qwell.io/  

Our team of professionals aim to provide early response to emotional wellbeing as well as emerging mental health needs via our online platform and counselling sessions.

 

http://www.treehousewiltshire.org.uk/

 

At Wiltshire Treehouse we support children & young people who have been affected by the death of someone important to them.

You may be looking at our site because you are worried about a child or young person you know. Or perhaps you are a child or young person who has experienced the death of someone very close to you.

 

 

Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub

The hub can help and provide support to those who perhaps don’t have a network around them, and also signpost them to where additional help is available in their local area. Hundreds of community groups, run by volunteers, are still set up across the county, providing invaluable assistance to those who need it.

Keeping fit and Healthy

GENERAL STRATEGIES

Use relaxation techniques- Having a bath, listening to music, taking the dog for a walk. Try to set aside some time for activities which help you to relax.

Develop your interests and hobbies– Why not try something new? Take up a new hobby or try an activity that is totally different.

Make time for your friends and family- Taking time out to be with family or even chatting to friends via zoom or teams. Try to relax and spend time with loved ones to take your mind off work.

Find balance in your life: Try to focus your energy on parts of your life other than work. Friends, family or even hobbies. It isn’t easy, but it may help to spread the weight of the pressures and make everything feel a little lighter.

Looking after your physical health can also help you to look after your mental health and reduce feelings of stress:

Get enough sleep.

Eat healthily

Be active: There are lots of different types of exercise and lots of online apps to help:

 

My Fitness Pal https://www.myfitnesspal.com/

A great app that helps your track the amount of physical activity you are completing alongside your food intake so you can reflect on how health your lifestyle is.

 

 

 

 

 

Couch to 5K https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/get-running-with-couch-to-5k/

This fantastic app features training sessions that allow you to develop your endurance over 12 weeks to build up to a 5km continuous run. Suitable to complete beginners.

 

 

 

 

Fit On https://fitonapp.com/

This is a fantastic way to find a whole variety of workouts suitable for your fitness level and interests. From cardio, to core, to kickboxing workouts, you can choose what interests you and just press play!

 

 

 

 

Joe Wicks BodyCoach https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Joe Wicks YouTube channel is filled with lots of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts which can be done in your own home. Joe takes you through each move and provides motivation throughout the session.

 

 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55264224

Covid-19: Five ways to stay positive through lockdown

 

 

 

https://www.educationsupport.org.uk/coronavirus-support

We have produced these mental health resources for teachers, lecturers and support staff dealing with the Covid 19 crisis. Please click on the link to the website for information.

 

For more information about staff wellbeing tips and support as well as videos and articles, take a look at the Wellbeing Tab in the Staff area on SharePoint.