Wellbeing support from your employer

Adult social care providers

Cornwall Partners in Care support and represent the care sector in Cornwall. They have partnered with Red Umbrella who operate the Care Coins scheme to give social care provider colleagues access to a range of health and wellbeing benefits including:

  • mental health first aid training
  • 1 to 1 counselling sessions
  • wellbeing support

Skills for Care supports adult social care employers to support the wellbeing of their people. They provide access to a range of resources through their workforce wellbeing resource finder.

Cornwall Council

Employees of Cornwall Council, should:

Examples of support available includes:

  • occupational health support and referrals
  • confidential counselling
  • training
  • wellbeing information
  • lifestyle clinics
  • joint pain advice
  • health champions
  • live fitness and yoga classes
  • social engagements for example, Strava, Goodreads book clubs and staff Facebook groups
  • weekly 5 ways to wellbeing tips
  • generic health and wellbeing intranet pages

The council hold regular health and wellbeing events. Previous topics have included mental health, and the menopause.

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Services available include:

  • employee help programme
  • mindfulness sessions
  • wellbeing champions
  • mental health first aiders
  • freedom to speak up guardians

Get in touch:

Health and wellbeing schemes include:

  • cycle to work scheme
  • home electronics scheme
  • financial wellbeing support
  • cognitive behavioural therapy self-help books, which look at thoughts, feelings and, behaviours and how to change them
  • e-learning provided via the education hub
  • workshops on mindfulness, sleep, menopause awareness, stress and resilience
  • inclusion and diversity staff networks
  • Schwartz rounds
  • quarterly health and wellbeing newsletter

Devon and Cornwall Police

Health Assured provide support to police officers and civilian staff.

A 24-hour confidential helpline provides support with any of life’s issues and can help you get:

  • legal advice
  • counselling
  • consumer rights
  • financial help
  • medical help
  • stress

Call 0800 030 5182, or if you are outside the UK call +44 161 836 9498.

Health Assured also offers:

  • emotional support
  • medical factsheets
  • personal coaching
  • health assessments
  • fitness advice
  • stress assessments
  • online lifestyle services

NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

Employees can get support by:

  • accessing health and wellbeing information on IRIS
  • speaking to their line manager
  • calling the employee help programme on 0800 030 5182
  • contacting the people and organisational development team

Support includes:

  • employee help programme
  • occupational health
  • stress management
  • wellbeing discussions
  • stay interviews
  • financial wellbeing support
  • mental health first aiders
  • freedom to speak up guardian

Pentreath Ltd

Employees should raise concerns with their line manager. They can also call human resources on 01726 862727.

WeCare offer free virtual services for all staff to access including:

  • virtual GP appointments
  • second medical opinions
  • stop smoking support
  • up to 10 mental health counselling sessions
  • life event counselling
  • burnout prevention
  • diet support and get fit programmes

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Employees can get support:

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Trust wellbeing support

Call the staying well service on 01392 453974 or 0300 369 0549. You can also email the staying well service

Health Assured provide an employee help programme, call 0800 028 0199.

Page last reviewed: 14 July, 2022

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