See Me in Work

See Me in Work is our free offer of support to those employers in Scotland that are committed to creating mentally healthy workplaces free of stigma and discrimination

See Me in Work Programme

See Me in work is a four step improvement plan for workplaces to make continuous improvements to their culture, practice and policies, to directly tackle stigma and discrimination.

We support organisations to become See Me in Work partners, by improve the working lives of employees with mental health problems, encourage an equal and fair recruiting process for those seeking employment and ensure those returning to work following ill-health are fully supported back into the workplace.

We also provide information on other benefits to your business, such as the potential monetary savings you can make by creating a stigma free culture where people are properly support with their mental health.

Sign up and get involvedSign up and get involved

Contact See Me, register your interest to undertake the See Me in Work programme then take the first steps to tackling discrimination.

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Senior Management Buy In

To undertake the programme it's vital you get senior management buy in and a commitment to respond to the results of the survey with a practical plan of action.

Cost Calculator

Calculate the cost of mental health for your organisation and estimate potential savings.  

Contact See Me

Register your interest in the See Me in Work programme

Gather a baseline

This is done through a staff survey to find out employees views on the mental health support available at the organisation.

The baseline covers:

  • Recruitment
  • In work support
  • Returning to work
  • Organisational culture
  • Training

Create an action planCreate an action plan

Analyse the survey results and create an initial one year action plan which will focus on the areas most in need.

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Data Analysis

See Me get the anonymous data back from the survey, analyse it and provide you with a report

Create an Action Plan

The action plan will be based on areas of improvement (and good practice) identified through the survey.

This will also include what training might be useful, and in what order, to maximise behaviour change and secure sustainability.

The initial plan will last for one year.

Transform your practiceTransform your practice

Transform your organisation by putting your one year plan into action.

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Policy and procedures

Ensure policy and procedures include points to address stigma and discrimination and legal requirements are met.

Training management and staff

Develop a training programme to ensure managers can support staff who are experiencing mental health issues.

Employee education

Provide awareness raising sessions for staff so they understand the impact of stigma and discrimination, policies, and know where to get help.

Review and ContinueReview and Continue

After reviewing the second staff survey, develop a new action plan.

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Showcase achievements

Share your successes with colleagues and develop good practice case studies. 

Follow Up

A year after the action plan is implemented the baseline survey is redone to see how things have changed during the period.

Develop

Develop plans for next key actions you wish to take.

Continuous review and learning

Keep staff engaged by listening to feedback. Learn from successes and what could be done better.

Supporting Resources

Read our See Me in Work resources covering what you need to know while going through the See Me in Work process.