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Welcome to the School Workforce Health & Wellbeing Programme

The School Workforce Health & Wellbeing Programme is committed to support Cornish staff to live happier, healthier lives and we are dedicated to provide the necessary support and opportunities to enable schools to develop their own staff wellbeing programme.

One size does not fit all so we want to work with you to develop a holistic culture of wellbeing that suits your unique staff through a flexible and responsive process of support and training which starts with your own Health and Wellbeing Champion. Together we can find what works for you; it may be token gestures which encourage a moment of happiness such as a midweek treat to minimize stress or it may be more structured techniques with a focus on individual value or physical health. We are here to help you find out what works well for you.

Breaking News - Award winning support from the School Workforce Health & Wellbeing Programme and Health Safety & Wellbeing

We are proud to announce that the work we have done around staff wellbeing within schools and Cornwall Council has received national recognition through the CIPD Awards and we won the Best Health & Wellbeing Initiative Award 2018.

CIPD Awards

Particular recognition was given for:

  • our efforts to embed health safety and wellbeing in organisations
  • senior manager buy in to allow release time for employees to train as champions
  • our newsletters and communication methods
  • the range of courses we provide through the Health Safety and Wellbeing team
  • the hard work we undertake to pool resources with partners to identify savings and locate external sources of support and funding

Particular reference was made to the employee engagement with the Health Safety and Wellbeing Champion Programme which trains employees to act as advocates in the workplace - our champions were identified as the 'heart and soul of the project'

A massive thank you to all schools that continue to engage with the SWHW Programme - this award is for you.

 

NEED HELP?

To get confidential help now call:

Education Support Partnership
Tel: 08000 562 561

Samaritans
Tel: 08457 90 90 90

The Cove Macmillan Support Centre

More than 21,000 people in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are living with cancer. The Cove is a purpose built Macmillan Support Centre which provides a range of services including materials, counseling, benefits advice, support groups, dietary therapy and volunteering activities.

      Find out more

Headteacher Support

We are looking to support your school from the top down. Contact us if you are a Headteacher and would like to get involved in our Wellbeing Research Program.





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