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Wellbeing and mental health support

There are a number of projects and programmes in Hull and East Yorkshire that can support both employers and employees to improve their mental health and wellbeing.

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Employability Wellbeing Service

The Employability Wellbeing Service provides training to employers and employees to assist them in:

  • managing people with mental health needs
  • offering support for businesses to engage in culture change around disclosure of mental health issues
  • supporting employees and managers to have an increased awareness of how they can support staff and build a culture where health, wellbeing and neurodiversity is valued.

This includes the opportunity to undertake an audit of mental health and wellbeing practices and skills within your business. You will be able to access training and development support to enhance your workplace mental health and wellbeing provision as well as support to promote a positive culture change and assess workplace policies and procedures to identify opportunities to improve wellbeing and mental health.

The Employability Wellbeing Service is led by East Riding of Yorkshire Council in partnership with Hull City Council, Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust and Hull & East Yorkshire Mind and support is available until the end of 2023.

A complementary project is also running alongside which provides employability wellbeing support to individuals with their mental health to enable them to access employment.

For more information and to access the support available contact:

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Recruit Well. Start Well. Stay Well.

Hull City Council has launched a new Work Well Service in partnership with HEY Mind funded by the Better Mental Health programme to support individuals and employers in Hull.

The Work Well service will help individuals improve their mental health, raise aspirations, and achieve their personal goals. This includes helping young people aged 16-24 into education, training and/or employment, helping people already in work to improve their mental health and retain their employment as well as engaging with local employers to help them to make mental health a priority in the workplace.

For more information or to submit a query visit HEY Mind.

Recruit Well

A skilled team working with local employers to help implement employer and employee focused interventions. This will include an assessment of need in order to identify opportunities for improving employee mental health and working with the wider workforce to raise awareness of the importance of mental health and wellbeing at work.

Start Well

Coaches helping young people aged 16-24 to get into work, volunteering and education or simply supporting them to find some purposeful activity that may lead to future work. The service can also help with personalised action plans, CV writing, support to complete job applications and offer help to find suitable vacancies.

Stay Well

A skilled team helping individuals to stay in work. This includes working with individuals, and their employer (optional), to break down potential barriers and to help them to achieve their employment goals. The service can help with personalised action plans, attending work meetings between employee and employer, support with returning to work following absence and support to find individuals alternative employment.