Wellbeing for Supervisors
As a member of staff at Imperial College London, you entitled to a range of wellbeing services. The College provides workshops and mental health awareness training, advice and counselling, coaching and stress management workshops as well as information on keeping healthy whilst you are at work.
You are encouraged to maintain a healthy work-life balance. The advice offered to students can also be applied to staff in terms of good practice.
- Occupational Health provide helpful information for staff around wellbeing, resilience and dealing with work place stress.
- Mental Health First Aiders (MHFAs) - The College has over 200 MHFAs who are trained to listen non-judgementally and guide you to sources of help and support.
- Confidential Care - The College’s employee assistance provider. Staff can talk to a professional for advice on a wide range of work and life issues including debt & financial management, legal and tax advice, consumer and citizen rights, finding child and elder care, and everyday matters. You can also speak or arrange to meet with a qualified counsellor to talk through personal problems in complete confidence. Couples counselling is available for staff with relationship problems
- The Coaching Academy is also available to supervisors of the College. Staff who wish to undertake coaching can have up to four individual sessions with a coach.
- Move Imperial also has a range of resources, activities and events which staff are able to attend.
- Staff Supporters - Staff Supporters are existing members of staff who are part of a trained network of volunteers which provide confidential and positive assistance to all Imperial staff when they need information, guidance and support. Staff Supporters have received bespoke training and are able to provide confidential assistance on a range of issues, from queries about career advice or flexible working, to concerns about the behaviour of a colleague.
- Centre for Academic English - Native and non-native speaker members of staff are welcome to attend courses at the Centre for Academic English. The Centre offers one-to-one consultations for academic staff who may wish to focus on specific language issues such as aspects of their pronunciation or their writing style for research publication or research grant proposals. The Centre can also help staff who seek support in identifying and dealing with their students’ writing issues and offering their students strategies for improvement.
Academic English support for supervisors
Listen to Dr Julie King, Director of the Centre for Academic English at Imperial College London, talking about the services provided by the Centre for Academic English to support to supervisors.