Support services

  • The following support services are freely available and accessible to staff:

    • Occupational Health Service provides advice on recognising, preventing and controlling any negative effects of work on health. They also give advice and support about health and wellbeing at work.
    • Counselling: a free, confidential service for staff. Referral is normally made via the OH service
    • Human Resources offers employment advice and support to staff. They also provide information on University policies, procedures and employment benefits.
    • Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development OCSLD provides a range of courses for personal as well as career development.
    • Multi-Faith Chaplaincy has a team of chaplains experienced at listening and offering spiritual guidance, prayer, support, and friendship.
    • Trade Unions work together with the University to support and represent staff interest.
    • Equality and Diversity provide advice and support on issues relating to equality, diversity, disability or discrimination.
    • Harassment Advisory Advisers provide advice and support on any form of harassment and bullying
    • Brookes Sports Centres provide a wide range of recreational and sporting activities as well as relaxation courses. 
    • Brookes Wellbeing Counselling Service Self-Help provides information on the following: A-Z of mental health, on-line leaflets, bibliotherapy, relaxation exercises and Booklets.