The University offers staff an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which provides counselling and information services. The EAP is provided by Care First and staff can contact them about work related or personal issues as well as for general information or advice, such as in relation to legal or financial queries or concerns.
Care First is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They can be contacted on the freephone number 0808 168 2143. Online information and counselling are available on the Lifestyle website:
Face-to-face counselling is also offered where appropriate and practical.
Care First can provide support on a wide range of issues, such as:
Additionally, Care First provide a health and wellbeing app which offers a combination of tailored programmes and health information and support. The app, called Care First Zest, can be accessed at the URL below, the App Store or Google Play:
Use Organisation code PMM1