Employee Assist

Stress and anxiety are estimated to be the cause of more working days lost than any other work related issue and costs UK employers £26 billion every year including £8.4 million in sickness absence.

Employee Assist confidential counselling service is available to employers for their employees.

Employee Assist has been designed to support the physical, emotional and psychological well-being of your employees and it is intended to support employees during emotional difficulties such as:

  • work related stress
  • separation / divorce or relationship difficulties
  • stress or anxiety issues
  • work / home life balance challenges
  • concern over working relationships
  • bereavement / loss
  • self-esteem issues
  • communication difficulties

The service provides short term counselling designed to work through any issues your employees may have that is affecting their ability to function properly at work.

About the Service

Relate Northamptonshire follow confidential guidelines. At no time do we exchange personal details of the individuals accessing the service, although an anonymous demographic report can be produced.

We have a specific telephone number and e-mail address for our Employee Assist service, which will direct any communication to the correct department.

Appointments are usually arranged within five working days dependent upon the availability of your employee. Following the initial assessment session we will agree the best way forward. One session may be enough, or it may be appropriate for your individuals to have ongoing counselling sessions. Each case will be treated individually and will be organised to meet the needs of your employee.

Further Information

For Further information or if you would like to set up an Employee Assist Service for your organisation please call 01604 626 787 or e-mail appointments@relatenorthants.org.uk

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