HR Zone Magazine focus on peer-led staff support
Updated: Mar 13
Peer-led employee wellbeing support has the potential to be an impactful and cost-effective tool to help your staff grow and develop, but for it work it has to be properly structured and resourced.
With over half of working-age adults reporting that their mental health has suffered as a consequence of the Covid pandemic, levels of need for wellbeing support within the workplace are running high. Many employers are still failing, however, to capitalise on the skills of mental health first aid (MHFA) trained staff and wellbeing champions to bring meaningful wellbeing benefit across their organisations.
Peer-led staff support groups have the potential to offer an impactful return on investment and could also reduce the need to commission external wellbeing services. Continue reading
In this article for HRZone Magazine Dr Jo Burrell explains the benefits to staff and to the organisation of investing in peer-led staff support interventions.
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