Your Support

Here at NWAS we want to create an environment to help support one another across the workplace. Some fantastic work has already been done by our staff to raise awareness of what advice and guidance is available, encouraging staff to access help through the different layers of support in place.

Supporting your health and wellbeing


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Check out our online tools and resources designed to keep you happy!


Hints and tips to help you live a healthy lifestyle.


Ready, steady, GO! Our fitness information aims to keep you in tip top shape.

Your Support

Your NWAS support resource hub, how can we help you?


You may need guidance and advice at different times throughout your life and there are various support networks in place to help.

Remember it is good to talk!

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

We have launched an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), to ensure that help is available to all of our employees 24/7.

Our EAP provides a range of information and practical support for problems at work and home. You can access and download self help workbooks on a range of different topics.

For further information click here to register/log in

Every Mind Matters

Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. Every Mind Matters offer expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing. The website also provides guidance on support and provides more information and top tips on anxiety, sleep, stress and low mood.

Visit for further information here

We also have 30 helpline numbers and support available on our own website.
visit for more information.

New Staff Handbook

The new staff handbook has recently been updated and is now available to all staff. We are currently in the process of sending out hard copies to all stations and HQ’s, or you can access electronically here….

The handbook provides a summary of opportunities and services available to staff. It aims to encourage and enable staff to lead a healthy lifestyle, to develop your full potential through access to learning and development and to identify support when you need it.

If you have any questions please email

NWAS Staff App

We are pleased to be able to offer staff the opportunity to download the NWAS staff app. The app has been developed with an external company and aims to give staff an alternative option to access information via the own personal mobile phone which is regularly access via the intranet. You will be able to access NWAS News, Rostering, NWAS e-mail, ESR, Hot Deals, Invest in Yourself, Intranet, HR, Jobs and useful contacts. Please use the download guide below and FAQs, if you have any queries please contact Staff App FAQs Staff App download instructions 

Free Suicide Prevention Training – Zero Suicide Alliance There is a free suicide prevention 20 minute online training resource which can be accessed using the following link: The Alliance is ultimately concerned with improving support for people contemplating suicide by raising awareness of and promoting FREE suicide prevention training which is accessible to all.  The aims of this training are to; enable people to identify when someone is presenting with suicidal thoughts/ behaviour, to be able to speak out in a supportive manner, and to empower them to signpost the individual to the correct services or support.

The We need to talk about suicide e-learning resource developed jointly by Health Education England and Public Health England highlights the devastating impact of suicide on individuals, families and communities.The resource has been developed with support from a wide range of external partners including the charitable sector, blue light services, academia, experts in mental health and, importantly, people with lived experience, to ensure that it is fit for purpose.

Stable Lives (SL) is a charity based at Parbold Equestrian Centre (PEC). Born out of personal experience volunteers at Stable Lives recognise the devastating effect that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Mental Health Trauma can have on an individual and their family

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