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Mental health in the workplace open day @ JobCentre Plus

Come down to our open day at JobCentre Plus, raising awareness of World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme of mental health in the workplace.

When: 10am – 4pm, Tuesday 10 October

Where: JobCentre Plus, Somerset Hall, Somerset St, Bath BA1 1TS

Who is it for: Everybody! Whether you’re searching for a job, an employer wanting to learn more or an employee who wants to know what support is available locally.


09.50 – 10.00          Chris Guest – pre opening welcome to exhibitors/community partners               1st Floor Cinema

10:00                         Welcome – Helen Holbrook (Customer Services Manager – Bath Job Centre)   1st Floor Cinema

10:00 – 10:10           Official opening from Councillor Paul Myers – Cabinet Member for                      1st Floor Cinema
Economic and Community Regeneration

10:10 – 11:00          Presentation: ‘Exploring your strengths and interests’ (Clean Slate)                      1st Floor Cinema

                                                                                                                                                                    2nd Floor MI Room

10:10 –  10:30         Stuart Donaldson – Trust                                                                                            1st Floor Cinema

10:30 ­-  11:00         Paul Davey – Stress in the Workplace                                                                       1st Floor Cinema

10:30 – 11:00         Engage Programme – Theatre Royal Bath                                                                2nd Floor Arena

10:00 – 12:00         Jobs fair: find vacancies with various local employers                                          Ground Floor

11:00 – 12:00         Presentation: ‘Autism Spectrum Disorders in the workplace’ (Bath Autism           1st Floor Cinema

Spectrum Service)

12:00 – 14:00         Service-provider led activities (Virgin Care – Wellbeing College)                             Ground Floor

  2nd Floor Arena

12:00 – 12:30         Engage Programme – Theatre Royal Bath                                                               2nd Floor Arena

12:30 – 13:00          Presentation (Learn Direct)                                                                                     1st Floor Cinema

13:00 – 13:45          Workshop: ‘Wellbeing in the Workplace’ (Bath Mind)                                           1st Floor Cinema

14:00 – 14:30          Presentation: ‘Volunteering and its benefits for wellbeing and                               1st Floor Cinema

progression into future employment’ (Volunteer Network BANES)

14:30 – 15:00          Presentation: ‘The importance of work for wellbeing’ (Stephen Pimbblet)            1st Floor Cinema

15:30                      Stand-up comedy (Greyam Crowl – Virgin Care)                                                      1st Floor Cinema

15:50                      Closing Speech – Helen Holbrook                                                                              1st Floor Cinema


Representatives available all day for 1-1 advice and guidance:

Virgin Care Health Improvement Team – Support advice and guidance across B&NES – 1st Floor

The Carers Centre – Employment support for carers – 1st Floor

Julian House and DHI – West of England Works programme – 1st Floor

Virgin Care Work Development Team – Reasonable Adjustments / explaining gaps on CV’s / advice around any mental health and employment related queries – 1st Floor

Learn Direct – Employment and skills related courses – Ground Floor

MyScript –Social prescribing – 1st Floor

Remploy – Working with a disability – information for both job-seekers and employers – 1st Floor

Bath College – Adult Community Learning courses and opportunities to enrol – 1st Floor

Curo –Supported work placements – information for job seekers and employers –1st Floor