Presentation on theme: "Sustaining your wellbeing strategy by engaging your staff 26 th March 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Sustaining your wellbeing strategy by engaging your staff 26 th March 2014
Hertfordshire Workplace Pilot Have been supporting the Hertfordshire Public Health Workplace Pilot since 2013 To date, 60 employees have been trained to become Workplace Health Champions in Hertfordshire.
Hertfordshire Workplace Pilot All face to face training events for Workplace Health Champions are bespoke to meet the individual requirements of workplaces Take into account specific health and wellbeing priorities within individual workplaces.
Support workplace wellbeing strategy Identify health improvement needs Provide brief advice Signpost people into health improvement services. The Role of the Workplace Health Champion
Point of contact Provide regular up to date information Participate in local and national health campaigns Create a dedicated health area or notice board Liaise with BITC and Public Health Provide information when requested. Responsibilities
Workplace Health Champion Training One day training session covering: Public health challenges The role of the Health Champion Key messages when promoting health and wellbeing Overcoming barriers to communication and behavioural change Action planning Short assessment to achieve the RSPH Level 2 Award in Understanding Health Improvement.
Agenda What is health? Communicating effectively Promoting health and wellbeing Changing behaviour to improve health
RSPH Qualification Assessment consists of 30 multiple choice questions – pass mark is 20 out of 30 Level 2 Award in Understanding Health Improvement Gold standard for Health Champions.
Key benefits seen by organisations so far... Engagement of key staff Spreading the word Inspiring others from different areas within an organisation.
What organisations thought about the training... Helped get HR on board, which was a key objective Getting the word out about the organisation’s health and wellbeing strategy ‘The Champions training has really helped give our wellbeing programme more life’
What the Workplace Champions thought... Informative and very well delivered, lots of information and idea sharing Provided great ideas on how to promote and communicate messages Really enjoyed the event, found it engaging and great that we get a qualification from it.
What the Workplace Champions thought... Very knowledgeable session, a good introduction to workplace wellbeing Excellent, gave me great ideas and the motivation to go back into my workplace to promote healthier lifestyles and support people
What are Workplace Health Champions doing? Supporting national health promotion campaigns Dedicated healthy living notice boards Encouraging staff to become more active Promoting healthier eating and increasing the availability of healthier food options in workplaces.
Workplace Health Champion Training 23 rd April 2014 Free training funded through Public Health Hertfordshire 9.30am – 4.00pm Beales Hotel, Hatfield For more information or to book a place,