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Employee Wellbeing Programme


In order to provide support for our employees at difficult times, we provide a free and confidential Employee Wellbeing Programme , which is available for all staff to access.

In order to provide support for our employees at difficult times, we provide a free, independent and confidential Employee Wellbeing Programme which is available for all staff to access.

Your access to the Employee Wellbeing Programme is paid for by the College as a support service for you as an employee, so it’s free of charge for you to use.

The Employee Wellbeing Programme is called Confidential Care and is delivered by CiC, an independent provider.

CiC provide independent, free and confidential information, support and advice to all colleagues and their immediate family (living in the same household), 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for both work and personal concerns. The programme will offer both useful advice on matters consisting of debt and financial management, legal and tax guidance, family care (dependents, childcare, elder care support) as well as day-to-day matters. CiC will also additionally provide counselling and emotional support to colleagues.

The Employee Wellbeing Programme can provide:

  • Practical information
  • Factsheets and packs
  • Resource information on support services in your local area
  • Short-term face to face or telephone counselling
  • The EAP website also offers extensive resources

The programme is designed to help you with a wide range of work, family and personal issues. Topics include the following:

  • Work-life balance
  • Relationships
  • Childcare information
  • Health and well-being
  • Debt
  • Disability and illness
  • Careers
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Stress
  • Elder care information
  • Life events
  • Immigration
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Family issues
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Education
  • Consumer rights
  • Workplace pressure

We hope that you find the Employee Wellbeing programme to be a valuable benefit.

CiC can be contacted via:

  • Telephone: 0800 085 1376 or +44 (0)207 938 0963
  • Email: assist@cic-eap.co.uk
  • Skype: using 'Confidential Care Adviceline'.
  • Text Relay (for people with hearing or speech impairments): 1800 0800 085 1376
  • (Online and Live Chat): www.well-online.co.uk. To access online, the Username is: RHUL and Password: wellbeing (lower case).

If you have any questions regarding the Employee Wellbeing Programme, please do not hesitate to contact staff health and wellbeing at healthandwellbeing@rhul.ac.uk