The School of Social Work is fully committed to providing a fair and equal environment for work and study.
The University has a range of policies to facilitate a supportive working environment:
Student Support Service
The Student Support Service at UEA provides students and staff with support for a wide range of academic and health issues. Visit http://www.uea.ac.uk/dos
Parental, Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave
The University has policies in place to support those with changing family circumstances. Visit the appropriate link for full information:
The UEA has an on-site Nursery available to staff and students. See their website at http://www.uea.ac.uk/nursery for more information.
We have a family room in the basement of the Elizabeth Fry Building which is fitted out for nursing mothers. To access this room contact the Hub in the EFB on 01603 597578.
Employees who have worked at the University for 26 weeks or more, have a statutory right to request flexibility in their working pattern.
Returning to work after illness
Following a period of ill health, we offer support for returning to work. This may include access to a phased return, short term amendments to duties or working hours, or adjustments to the physical environment.
For more information visit http://www.umsuea.co.uk/page1.aspx?p=8
There is tailored support for female research staff across the Norwich Research Park. For more information visit http://www.uea.ac.uk/resnet
Mentorship is available through the University Centre for Staff and Educational Development – visit http://www.uea.ac.uk/csed/rsconnect
PhD Students and Research Associates
We provide support and mentoring for PhD students and Research Associates. This is delivered by research teams, The Personal and Professional Development Programme and the Staff Research Forum.
We offer support for undergraduate career development. Contact Ann Anka – Director of Employability.
Also see http://www.uea.ac.uk/careers for more information on how the university can help you in your future career.