The University provides a network of Dignity at Work Advisors, which are members of staff across the University who have volunteered and are trained to undertake the role.  Please see below our current network of Advisors with contact details. 

A Dignity at Work Advisor is an unbiased, neutral colleague who can provide a confidential and informal service to assist alleged victims of harassment or bullying or those accused of harassment or bullying. The aim of this role is to facilitate informal resolution in line with the Dignity at Work Procedure.

Dignity at Work Meetings

 

The purpose of a 1:1 meeting is for the Advisor and Advisee to discuss the situation to provide some options and a way forward.

The Advisor is there to:

  • Listen
  • Provide a supportive, confidential and informal environment
  • Provide support
  • Provide information on options that are available
  • Assist with informal resolutions

Rights and Responsibilities of the Advisee;

  • To treat the Dignity at Work Advisor with respect
  • To understand that the Advisor’s role is not that of a counsellor
  • To understand that the Advisor is not there to solve your problem, but to help you come to a solution yourself
  • If you feel that a particular Advisor is not compatible it is your right to sound out another Advisor
  • To be open to challenges around a particular issue
  • That you have the right to access any logged information regarding your case

Rights and Responsibilities

 

Each individual employee has the following rights:

  • To be treated with dignity and respect.
  • To be treated fairly and without discrimination.
  • To disagree and present alternative views.
  • To challenge and be assertive.
  • To be consulted on decisions that affect their work.
  • To have their contribution recognised.

Each individual also has the following responsibilities:

  • To treat others with dignity and respect.
  • To challenge inappropriate behaviours in others.
  • To respect the authority and decisions of others.
  • To deal with conflict constructively.
  • To recognise the needs of the business and others.
EE Headshot

Elaine Eastwood

People and Organisational Development Coordinator

You can contact me by emailing e.e.eastwood2@hud.ac.uk or phone me on 01484 256723 (Teams)

See more
Antony Osborne Profile

Antony Osborne

Academic Librarian

You can contact me by emailing a.osborne@hud.ac.uk or phone me on 01484 256473.

See more
Sarah Jane Daly Photo

Sarah Jane Daly

Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology

You can contact me by emailing s.daly@hud.ac.uk or phone me on 01484 257441 (Teams)

See more
Baskar Pitty Theagarayan Profile

Baskar Theagarayan

Course Leader & Senior Lecturer in Optometry

You can contact me by emailing b.b.pittytheagarayan@hud.ac.uk or phone me on 01484 256932.

See more
Sharon Morgan Profile

Sharon Morgan

Guidance Team Leader

You can contact me by emailing s.m.morgan2@hud.ac.uk or phone me on 01484 257998 (Teams)

See more
Adrian Madden Profile

Adrian Madden

Senior Lecturer, CIPD Course leader

You can contact me by emailing a.madden@hud.ac.uk or phone me on 01484 256180 (Teams)

See more
Sofia Naz Photo

Sofia Naz

International Admissions Officer

You can contact me by emailing s.naz@hud.ac.uk or phone me on 01484 256649 (Teams).

See more
Cathie Raw Photo

Cathie Raw

Assistant Registrar for PGR & Events

You can contact me by emailing c.m.raw@hud.ac.uk or phone me on 01484 256730 (Teams).

See more
Rebecca Gill Photo

Rebecca Gill

Academic in the School of Arts and Humanities

You can contact me by emailing r.gill@hud.ac.uk or phone me on 01484 257687 (Teams).

See more