I feel that I can work from home, why do I need agreement from my line manager?

It is anticipated that there will be a mix of on-site and home working. Managers need to balance the demands of this across the team to ensure that students receive the best experience possible.

Why do I need to complete a Home Working Risk Assessment?

The College has responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of its staff, whether they are working from home or within the College.  The Home Working Risk Assessment is to ensure that any potential risks in respect of your home working are minimised.

I am a carer how will continuing homeworking affect me?

You should discuss your particular circumstances with your Manager who will be able to discuss options with you with support from HR.

Where can I access support if I am feeling stressed?

The College have in place an Employee Counselling service PAM ASSiST who are contactable by email on or telephone on: 0800 882 4102.  Additionally, HR staff are available for private and confidential conversations and if necessary can make referrals to Occupational Health.  

Staff also have access to TogetherAll a safe community to support staff mental health issues 24/7.