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Please refer to the stress Toolkit:

stress toolkit for local authority schools

stress toolkit for academy schools

Both titled Health and Safety Toolkit - Stress and Wellbeing. The toolkits include three questionnaires that can help with understanding the causes of stress. It may be helpful to make a prompt referral to occupational health, to support the member of staff. As part of the referral, include a copy of the stress documents to be discussed at the appointment. Please see the question relating to making an occupational health referral for more advice.

Where can I find guidance about making a referral to occupational health?

On occasion, particularly where the potential 'stressors' are already well understood it may be helpful to move straight to a joint discussion to develop a 'stress management action plan'.

In all cases, HR advice should also be sought at an early stage.