Support for Ukrainian employee’s
For any Ukrainian working in NHSBT our Department of Health and Social Care have provided a message on how the British Government is supporting Ukrainian nationals living and working in the UK and support accessible such as NHS staff support, to help at this time. You can also access support via our Employee Assistant Programme, this support is available for all NHSBT employees.
I want to find information about:
Tools and resources to support colleagues through this period. We will review the resources regularly to reflect any changes to guidance from the Government.
Wellbeing tools for use by managers and colleagues to support discussions to review and agree needs / plans as centres begin to open up further.
The Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), provided by Health Assured, is there to advise and support you through the difficult times. It is a free, confidential service accessible by phone, online or mobile app 24 hours a day. The Health Assured portal provides access to wellbeing fact sheets, videos, self-help programmes, interactive tools and educational resources to help with life’s challenges. The phone line connects you with qualified advisors who can arrange counselling and signpost you towards other support services available
Every year NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) provides flu vaccinations for all colleagues. These vaccines become available towards the end of September and are manufactured to combat the currently active strains of the influenza virus.
Wellbeing information about eye care, completing a Workstation Risk Assessment and claiming for Eye Care vouchers (test and contribution)
Information on a range of health issue and concerns e.g Menopause
Mental ill-health covers any conditions that affect a persons’ state of mind.
The Occupational Health (OH) service is provided by a third party, currently Optima Health
Information to help us support each other information about Mental Health and Wellbeing Champions, Disability and Health Promotion Advocates and Health and Wellbeing Links
Links and information on supporting tools for you. This area also holds specific tools on managing stress. Stress is not an illness, but rather a ‘state of mind’. If stress becomes excessive and prolonged, it can lead to physical and mental health problems.
Workplace adjustments can be temporary or long-term, and they can be anything that will help an individual to cope with whatever situation they are facing whilst also being able to maintain their job.