November is men’s month and this year the Electrical Industries Charity is highlighting testicular cancer and how important it is to be in the know about testicular cancer.

The work of the Charity is expanding tenfold and more people in our industry needing support now more than ever.

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The Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) understands how important a support network can be to those who are facing the darkest of times and therefore launched the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). The Charity’s Programme ensures that employees and their immediate family members have a shoulder to lean on at the most difficult times, by offering them vital support services including bereavement counselling, legal advice and financial assistance and grants.

Take away the stigma, share your mental health story. CEF has joined our mission and have exclusively funded free training sessions for 10,000 apprentices as part of the EIC’s Apprentice Support Programme (ASP).

We are hiring for a Welfare & Mental Health Officer to join our welfare team. The successful applicant will under the supervision of the Welfare Team Manager, support industry members by establishing tailored support plans focused on treatment and problem solution and utilising the available charity resources and partnerships.

In the mid 1970s the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB) established its Generation Development and Construction Division at Barnwood, Gloucester and many keen golfers were relocated to the area. Some became members of Lilley Brook Golf Club.

The Electrical Industries Charity Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is designed to help members of our sector no matter what stage they are at in their career. The Electrical Industries Charity want to assist all our sector colleagues including those just starting their career. The Apprentice Support Programme aims to support apprentices in any circumstance. Recently, Danielle, an electrical apprentice, was put in touch with the charity by her family who reached out when they became concerned by her obsessive behaviours.

We can give a hand-up to everyone in our industry.

Will you help us reach those in need? Learn how you can get involved.