Counselling Service

Care first – Introducing a new support service available for all Employees 24/7

Who are Care first?

With ever increasing pressures at work and home, there are times when we all need some extra support to balance the demands of everyday life.  Care first are an independent, leading provider of professional employee support services.  Care first employ professonally qualified Counsellors and Information Specialists, who are experienced in helping people to deal with all kinds of practical and emotional issues such as wellbeing, family matters, relationships, debt management, workplace issues and much more …

The service is free of charge and confidential for you to use.  You don’t need to ask your manager to use Care first, just call 0800 174319 and you can speak to a professional counsellor or information specialist in confidence. Care first is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and is accessible by phone or online. Care first can provide information booklets, articles, resource information on support services in your local area and even short term face-to-face counselling to help get you back on track.

Online Services

The Care first Lifestyle website offers extensive resources including articles on health, issues at home, issues at work, management support tools, stress questionnaires and online counselling in real-time.

To find out more information on the services provided by Care first, please visit (Username: Brasenose, Password: Employee) or contact 0800 174319