Support for Line Managers
committed to protecting the health, safety and welfare of our employees and
supporting their mental wellbeing. As a
manager this can mean being able to support a range of mental health concerns,
enhancing your understanding of mental health and creating a positive culture
around mental wellbeing.
Mental Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace
Guidance for Managers: a guide for Line Managers to help support direct reports and colleagues who are
experiencing mental health issues. Includes hints and tips on how to speak to
colleagues and a Wellness Action Plan to help Managers understand the needs and
experiences of their direct reports.
Other documents available:
Stress Managers Guide
MIND is a mental
health charity who have provided resources for managers to help them take care
of their staff.
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and
Development (CIPD), in association with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
has developed a series of tools to help managers assess whether they currently
have the behaviours identified as effective for supporting employees’ mental
health and reducing stress at work; the aim is to help managers reflect on
their behaviour and management style. Click here for more information on the CIPD website.