Introducing your new Employee Assistance Programme

Posted on 19/02/2014

In order to provide support for our employees at difficult times, we are introducing a free and confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), which is available for all staff to access from today, Wednesday 19 February.

Your access to the Employee Assistance 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. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and is accessible by telephone, email and online.

The EAP is delivered by Workplace Options, an independent provider of employee support services with specialist staff in fields such as well-being, family matters, relationship issues, debt management, and consumer rights. The EAP can provide:

  • Practical information
  • Fact sheets 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 including articles, interactive tools and online seminars

The EAP 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

Given the impact of flooding on some members of staff, we have brought forward the launch of this service to enable those affected to obtain the advice and support they may need at this time. You can access the EAP via an interim website by visiting, and entering the username ‘rhul’ and password ‘employee’. Planned developments to the website and a broader launch will be announced in due course.

We hope that you find the EAP service to be a valuable benefit.

Yours Sincerely

Cheryl Newsome

Director of Human Resources

Using the EAP


Click on ‘Member Login’

Enter the username ‘rhul’ and password ‘employee’

Email at or call +44(0)20 8987 6550

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