Today Mitie Care and Custody Ltd, an employer in the justice and custodial sector, has joined the tens of other employers from across the UK economy who have signed the Community mental health charter. Community have been working with employers to ensure that mental health is a priority in their workplaces. That includes; providing training and accessible information on mental health, auditing their own employment practices and signposting to information around the workplace on where to get help.
Adrian Axtell, National Officer for the Justice and Custodial Sector, said:
“We are pleased that Mitie Care and Custody Ltd. joins the long list of employers who have signed our charter. In so doing, they recognise the importance of tackling head on the mental health crisis in workplaces across the country.”
“We’ll be working with Mitie Care and Custody Ltd. in the months and years ahead to ensure that the mental health of their staff is at the top of their agenda.”
Danny Spencer, Operations Director at Mitie Care and Custody Ltd, commented:
“Here at Mitie Care and Custody Ltd, we take the mental health of our staff very seriously. We recognise that the jobs that our staff do can often be stressful, and we want to support them as best we can.”
“We are looking forward to working with Community to ensure all of our policies and procedures are the best they can be, and represent a shining example to other employers in the justice and custodial sector.”
To find the mental health charter, click here.
If you are an employer who would like to sign the mental health charter and commit to making mental health a priority, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.