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How to escalate staff wellbeing concerns
As a line manager, find out how and when to escalate wellbeing concerns about your staff, so you can effectively support them at school.
Wellbeing concerns you might come across, and how to spot them
While your staff may be struggling with the following wellbeing issues at anytime, it's likely that the coronavirus crisis will have exacerbated challenges like:
- Feeling overwhelmed
- Personal issues, such as bereavement, relationship troubles and family matters
- Financial worries
What to look out for
You may have:
- Noticed a change of behaviour in a member of staff beyond what you'd expect, given the current circumstances (learn more by reading our other article on spotting early signs of depression and anxiety)
- Been approached by a member of staff to say they're struggling with their wellbeing
- Received feedback from staff wellbeing questionnaires or carried out staff welfare checks that raise concerns
Take all wellbeing concerns seriously
Nevertheless, as every staff member will experience and be impacted by these problems differently, you'll likely need to tailor
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