Wellbeing

UNUM DENTAL PLAN

LJMU continues to make available arrangements for all staff that provides cover in the event of them requiring dental treatment. As routine dental treatment is becoming increasingly costly it may be worth considering a dental plan.

As routine dental treatment is becoming increasingly costly it may be worth considering a dental plan. This voluntary scheme is a dental insurance policy available to you, provided by Unum Dental. It is considerably less expensive than an individual plan.

**The annual period to join this scheme is now open and will close on Friday 31st January 2020. This will be communicated via the normal channels.**

N.B. Outside of this window, you will only be able to opt-in if you are within the first month of your employment with LJMU, and you should do so by completing the application form below. 

Click the links below to access the form(s) and policy information:

To join, please download the application form, complete and return it to Liz Cousins no later than close of business on Friday 31st January 2020.

Current members who wish to amend their cover, should download the amendment form and return it as above. If you wish to withdraw from the scheme please contact Liz Cousins directly before the above closing date, otherwise we will assume you wish to continue on your current plan.

For more information contact Liz Cousins

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know flyer (pdf)

LJMU staff can access a wide range of day-to-day mental health support as follows:


HEADSTED 'SHIFT YOUR STRESS' ONLINE PROGRAMME

Headsted

Shift your stress is an online e-therapy programme based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). 

The five week programme will help you develop the skills and capabilities to cope with stress at work.

To find out more and how to sign up click here.



RESILIENCE TRAINING

These sessions focus on raising awareness of how to respond positively to periods of acute stress and pressure, by building resilience and the capability to respond to challenging events.

Looking at tools, techniques and methods that can help create a resilient attitude.

Contact Jason Boulter for further details: j.boulter@ljmu.ac.uk




MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING

Regular training is available

- 2 day mental health awareness course

- 1 day he specific course available to staff

Contact Julie Bennett for further details: j.bennett1@ljmu.ac.uk




COUNSELLING SESSIONS

External service

Contact your Business Partner for details

For further information contact your local Business Partner.