Staff Health Checks
Did you know that you can get a free eye test or health check with our occupational health team?
With the Know Your Numbers programme, you can take advantage of a cardiovascular assessment. A 30 minute appointment covers your cholesterol, blood pressure and body mass index. You will get a personalised report and advice on how to improve your wellbeing.
Call extension 6353 for more information on Occupational Health and Wellbeing
We are committed to providing disabled people with equality of opportunity to take part in all aspects of university life. To read more about how we can support you, please read the document Support for Disabled Employees at De Montfort University.
This is a computer-aided lifestyle management package which uses proven self-help tools to deal with common issues such as anxiety, depression, stress and insomnia. It is available 24 hours, 365 days a year. To access the resource, please click here and then select the 'new user/Register here' box. Use the activation code g8teway.
Formerly the College and University Support Network (CUSN), Recourse is a charity dedicated to providing financial, emotional and practical support to staff working in the post-16 education sector.
Visit the website at www.recourse.org.uk where you can:
The free and confidential support line is still available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call for support with any issue on the new number: 0808 802 03 04.
Access to Work
This is a scheme run by Jobcentre Plus to provide practical support and advice to disabled people and their employer to help overcome work-related obstacles resulting from a disability. The practical support may include contributing to funds required towards making reasonable adjustments such as:
- Adapting or providing new equipment you need at work
- Adapting your working environment to meet your needs
- Supporting your journey to work (this may include a personal support worker for your journey to and from work)
- Having the support of a communicator/interpreter
For further information on the scheme and to find out if you are eligible, please read our Access to Work Guidelines or speak to your HR Partner/Officer.
Work and Wellbeing Booklet
This documents the support we can offer you, ranging from the confidential 24 hour telephone helpline described above, to contact details for local support groups and blood pressure checks.