Supporting staff with particular needs

See our comprehensive guidance on managing staff with mental ill-health including spotting early signs; conversations about mental ill health; disclosures; sickness absence; performance concerns; and career development. There is separate guidance about reasonable adjustments for staff with mental ill-health.

The University now has guidance for managers on supporting staff going through the menopause, including:

  • Your role as a line manager
  • Practical support
  • Managing sickness absence
  • PDR and career development

If a staff member you manage is transgender or non-binary, you may find the following resources helpful:

Our transgender overview page includes definitions and general advice for supporting transgender and non-binary colleagues.

Consider some of the practical steps around transition, for both trans staff or students and those supporting them.

Our support checklist for staff covers some of the main areas to be considered when an individual states that they intend to transition.

Find out how you can support trans inclusion.








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