Here you will find useful links to help you in your career, in the work place and for your future.
Information and Training: tuc.org.uk
Free confidential support for emotional health and well being: educationsupportpartnership.org.uk
Information about teachers' pensions: teacherspensions.co.uk
Information about School Teachers' Pay and Conditions: gov.uk/government/publications/school-teachers-pay-and-conditions
Direct Gov is a helpful government site covering all public services: direct.gov.uk
Industrial relations advice and guidance: acas.org.uk
The official website of the certification officer. The role of the certification officer is to maintain a list of all trade unions and ensure their compliance: certoffice.org
Further information about the proper conduct of election and secret ballots can be found in the NSEAD Constitution and Rules.
Support for Mental Health
Help with non-work stressors
These organisations can help with advice and guidance on other stressors.
Alcohol: Drinkline. Help for anyone worried about their own or someone else's drinking. 0300 123 1110
Bereavement: Cruse Bereavement Care. Help for bereaved people and people caring for bereaved people. 0844 477 9400
Carers: Carers UK. Advice and information for all carers. 0808 808 7777
Disability: DIAL. UK network of disability information and advice services run by people with experience of disability 01302 310 123
Domestic violence: Women's Aid and REFUGE offer a joint helpline for practical advice and support for people experiencing domestic violence. 0808 200 0247
Drugs: National Drugs Helpline. For drug users, their families, friends and carers. 0800 77 66 00
FRANK: helps you find out everything you want to know about drugs. For friendly advice in confidence.
Equality: EASS: Equality Advisory Support SurveyThe Helpline (0808 800 0082) advises and assists individuals on issues relating to equality and human rights, across England, Scotland and Wales.
Emotional crisis: Samaritans. Confidential, emotional support for anyone in a crisis. 116 123
Family: Family Lives. Helpline for the parents and carers of children. 0808 800 2222
Money: National debtline. Help for anyone in debt or worried they may fall into debt. 0808 808 4000
Older people: Age UK. For older people, their families and people working with them. 0800 169 6565
Social welfare: Shelter. Helpline for anyone facing a housing emergency. 0808 800 4444
Citizens Advice: Free, confidential advice on many topics.
Young people: Childline. Help for children and young people in danger, distress or with any problem. 0800 1111
NSPCC: For anyone worried about a child at risk of abuse. 0808 800 5000
Help with mental health problems
These organisations can help with information about common mental health problems.
Anxiety UK: Anxiety UK works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders. 08444 775 774
Business Disability Forum: Business Disability Forum is an employers' organisation focused on disability as it affects business. They aim to enable companies to become disability confident by making it easier to recruit and retain disabled employees and to serve disabled customers.
*for employers only
Counselling Directory: set up by a team who know how difficult it can be to find support. Through their experiences of mental health issues, they learnt how having the right support and information can help transform lives. The website encourages those in need to seek help and contains information on the common reasons people turn to counselling, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of its website, all counsellors have provide details of their qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.
Dealing with Depression: Dealing with Depression is an online forum that provides a friendly and safe place for people to share information and talk about their experiences of depression.
Mental Health Helplines Partnership Project: The Telephone Helplines Association's website lists a number of different mental health telephone services.
Mind Infoline: The Mind Infoline service is run by a dedicated team of specialists, responding to more than 20 000 enquiries a year. Topics range from types of mental distress, where to get help and drug treatments, to alternative therapies and who's who in mental health services and advocacy. 0300 123 3393 (Open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm except for bank holidays) or text 86463
NHS: The NHS in England and Wales offers people medical information and advice by phone or over the internet. They can also refer callers to various self-help and support organisations. 111. In Scotland, contact NHS 24 on 111
Rethink Mental Illness' National Advice and Information Service: Rethink Mental Illness' National Advice and Information Service provides expert advice and information on issues that affect the lives of people coping with mental illness. 0300 5000 927 (Open Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4pm)
SANEline: Support, information and advice for anyone affected by mental health problems (Open 6pm to 11pm every day) 0845 767 8000
SANEmail: SANEmail runs alongside SANEline to provide an additional channel of support to those affected by mental health issues
The Mental Health Foundation: The Mental Health Foundation provides information, carries out research, campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems, whatever their age and wherever they live.