Health and Wellbeing support for Adult Social Care, CCG, Lincolnshire Primary Care Network and St Barnabas staff

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These resources are for the use of independent providers of adult social care only:

Skills for Care are a trusted independent charity who provide practical support to help leaders and managers recruit, develop and lead their staff.

There is also a number of resources available for all staff. Here is some of what is available:

  • Registered manager networks
  • Registered manager Facebook group
  • Registered manager webinars
  • COVID-19 advice line for registered managers
  • Deputy manager networks
  • Wellbeing webinars
  • Local support for individual employers and personal assistants
  • Effective supervision guide and bite size supervision resources
  • Self support tool for de-escalating in challenging situations

Visit for more information and to access these resources

Advice line to support registered managers to navigate the latest COVID-19 guidance and advice in response to the pandemic, enabling them to support their service with the latest information from Government and other adult social care organisations.

Skills for care - COVID-19 advice line for managers

Call 0113 241 1260 between 9.00am–5.00pm, Monday to Friday or email

For more support on building your own resilience, health and wellbeing from Skills for
Care, please visit the following link:

These resources are the for the use of Lincolnshire CCG staff only:

The EAP service is provided by the Validium Group who are an entirely independent organisation ensuring free, confidential support when you need it.

The EAP service is part of your benefits package and is free for you to use.

You can simply self-refer and, to confirm eligibility, just state that you are eligible via Arden & GEM and that you work for Lincolnshire CCG.

The support available includes:

  • Legal information and guidance
  • Counselling & emotional support (includes self-referral for up to 6 sessions)
  • Debt/money advisors
  • Wellbeing and Resilience support
  • Family Care information

Whatever your concern may be, this is an independent, free service to you as an employee of Lincolnshire CCG so please use it if/when you need to.

Call 0800 028 7660 - available 24/7 or visit

This page contains some information about supporting your wellbeing at work.

We are constantly updating this page so please do come back and

Resources include:

  • Financial wellbeing webinars
  • Wellbeing calendars
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Information on further learning leading to a level 2 qualification (Nutrition and Health/Personal Exercise and Health/Business Administration)

For more information visit the intranet

These resources are for the use of St Barnabas staff only:

The team is made up of a qualified Counsellor who also manages the volunteer counselling service (see below) and our chaplaincy and spiritual care team.

Please contact 01522 518246 for advice and guidance

Counselling with a qualified counsellor/therapist is available to all staff
and volunteers.

The service is confidential and can be accessed via People Development Support.

Please contact 01522 518216

You may be combining work with caring, unpaid, for family or friends who have a disability, illness or who need support in later life?

Our Carer Passport scheme can improve support, flexibility and understanding, to
help you in both these vital roles.

Please talk to your line manager or contact People Development Support on 01522 518246

These resources are for the use of Lincolnshire Primary Care Network Alliance staff only

Looking after your career provides an easy to access, individually tailored career coaching service for the frontline primary care workforce. It focuses on proactively supporting people with their career choices by providing opportunities to process experiences, develop career plans and develop strategies for self-management. The service is also intended to support the primary care workforce in increasing awareness and connection to the wider suite of resources and support offers available to them. 

Click here to visit the website and find out more

We recognise that our frontline primary care colleagues, both clinical and non-clinical, are continuing to work hard caring for their patients. Individual coaching is available with a skilled and experienced coach who will work with you to discuss any area of your wellbeing that you would like to address. They will listen, ask questions and support you to develop practical strategies to cope with your situation and stay well

Click here to visit the website for more information

If you lead, manage, or organise teams, groups or services in primary care you can access this offer of coaching with a highly skilled and experienced coach. Your coach will help you think about and plan how you work with the people you lead and manage, using approaches centred in compassionate and collaborative team leadership.

Click here to visit the website and find out more

The ShinyMind App is a uniquely interactive tool designed specifically for NHS staff that
improves wellbeing, resilience and teamwork. It’s proven to help reduce the stress and anxiety
of everyday life, leaving people feel happier and more productive. The app’s foundation is built
on a blend of science and research carried out by leadership psychotherapists into what makes
people feel better, their teams work better and ultimately sees organisations perform better. The Shiny Mind app is fully funded by Lincolnshire Training Hub and is available free of charge to ALL General Practice and PCN staff.

To sign up, click onto the app here

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