The Focus Programme
Improving your wellbeing at work can be helped by making positive changes to the way you work, and the tasks you carry out in collaboration with other colleagues.
The Focus Programme is the University's change and continuous improvement team. It is supporting colleagues in building Continuous Improvement skills, teaching a combination of tools and techniques and the application of a growth mindset. View the courses available.
For more information on how Continuous Improvement can help you and your team, please visit the CI pages.
People and Organisational Development
The People and Organisational Development (POD) unit aims to give University employees the skills they need to develop in their roles and their working practices.
Multiple online courses can be accessed on the following links covering subjects such as time-management, assertiveness, work relationships, communication, change and conflict management. They are free to access and easy to use.
Coaching and Mentoring
The POD offers coaching and mentoring for all members of staff free of charge.
Here are some links to resources designed to help you develop your career:
For more information about career development visit the Career Development section of the online resource centre.
Do not tolerate bullying and harassment
The University does not tolerate any form of harassment or victimisation. Information about University policy, complaints procedure and contact details for harassment advisors can be found on the Equality and Diversity Unit’s Bullying and Harassment page.
Online courses on how to deal with bullying and harassment in the workplace can also be found on the POD website under Personnel, and Diversity and Inclusion.
How to seek support
Contact your line manager for support at work.
If you cannot access support through your colleagues or manager, we recommend you contact your local HR contact.