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This guide provides information on how you can access support in the workplace to help support your wellbeing at work.


Having support around you can enhance your wellbeing and cushion the stress responses people might otherwise experience when their jobs are demanding and they feel they do not have control over those demands. Support can be accessed from a range of sources, these might include:

  • managers, peers and colleagues;

  • a coach, mentor or buddy;

  • internal or external counselling services, networks, charities and support groups.

Resources and Tools

Have a look through these resources to get the support you need.

  • Coaching provides focused guidance and support to help with some of the challenges you might face. Find out more about coaching and requesting a coach from the Internal Coaching Network.

  • If you are in the Education and Research Job Family, have a look at how the Mentoring Scheme can support you.

  • There are times when we all need some extra support to balance the demands of everyday life. Find out about how you can access the University‚Äôs Employee Assistance or counselling services.

  • To access expert advice and tips visit NHS: Every Mind Matters for support to help yourself and others to look after your mental health and wellbeing.

  • We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. Explore the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion resources available to support you.


If you have any questions, please contact us.