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Employee Assistance Scheme Annual Report

21/06/2019 - Employee Assistance Scheme Annual Report

The Committee resolved:-

(i)         to note the contents of the report;

(ii)        to note the number of referrals as a result of stress, and that officers were continuing to monitor this to identify if it was an issue in any specific clusters and if further support was required to staff, and to request that this, and information on any correlation with particular posts that had changed significantly, be included in the six monthly report to be presented to Committee in October 2019;

(iii)       to request that the six-monthly report to the October meeting of the Committee also contain information in respect of the utilisation of the alternative therapy service located in the Town House; and

(iv)       to instruct the Director of Resources to request evidence from Functions on the actions taken to support individuals and address trends (usage and root causes) as detailed in the report.