The Roles of Occupational Health and Wellbeing
For many employees work means more than just their salary, good work is proven to be good for our physical and mental health. An early, positive and proactive approach to the management of absence will not only assist the Council to deliver quality services to its communities, but ensure that the health and wellbeing of its employees is treated as a key priority.
The purpose of the Occupational, Health and Wellbeing Unit is to maximise the occupational health, wellbeing and resilience of the Council’s workforce through:
• Provision of impartial, expert advice to managers and employees
• Fulfilling the organisation’s legal responsibilities relating to occupational health
• Utilisation of evidence based interventions to maintain attendance, in line with best practice
• Working with a range of partners to offer a broad range of innovative services
The Occupational Health and Wellbeing Unit are committed to working collaboratively with employees and managers to positively impact on the health of employees and the organisation within the confines of professional codes of practice and medical confidentiality.