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Learn about the risks of smoking and how to become a smoke free workplace.
Learn about healthy eating and drinking and how to encourage healthy eating at work.
Learn about the effects of alcohol and how to better manage alcohol in the workplace.
Learn about the importance of being physically active and how to support workers to reduce sedentary behaviour
Learn about the importance of creating a mentally healthy workplace and where to find more information.
A health and wellbeing program can boost productivity and help staff to be happier and healthier at work and at home.
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Develop policies, create work environments that support health & wellbeing, and educate your staff to adopt healthy attitudes and behaviours.
Resources to help you kick-start your program, including how to gain management support and consult with staff.
Resources to help you implement your program, including policy templates, strategies and program promotion ideas.
Resources to help you evaluate your program, including sample questions.
Tools to support you to run an effective workplace health program, including case studies.
Tools to assist in promoting healthy messages to workers
Free or low cost services to help you tackle everything from how to reduce sitting to what’s in the office vending machine.
The Town of Victoria Park is a vibrant and diverse urban community located on the south side of the Swan River, only 10 minutes from Perth’s CBD. The Town is home to the new Optus Stadium, Burswood Peninsula, Perth Racing and West Coast Eagles at Lathlain Park.Made up of several suburbs, the Town promotes a ‘vibrant lifestyle’ and its vision for the future is to foster a creative, attractive, friendly and environmentally sustainable place for members of the local community to live, work and play.
Town of Victoria Park's workplace health and wellbeing program, titled Well@Work, is coordinated by the Town's Healthy Community team. In July 2019 the Town of Victoria Park became a Silver Recognised Healthy Workplace. Congratulations Town of Victoria Park.
"The Healthy Community team is responsible for delivering health and wellbeing services to the wider community at the Town of Victoria Park, so it seemed a good fit for the team to take on board the role of providing health and wellbeing to staff."
Following completion of the HWWA Coordinator Training and undertaking staff consultation, the Healthy Community team identified a range of health and wellbeing strategies and initiatives for the Town's workplace health and wellbeing program, including the development of an action plan, health and wellbeing policies and a year round calendar of events. In addition, the Town carries out annual surveys, end of program surveys and individual health assessments to evaluate and help shape the program for future years.
"Following staff health checks and engagement survey results, the HWWA Action Plan template helped shape and focus health and wellbeing strategies around the areas of smoking, nutrition, alcohol and physical activity."
Town of Victoria Park's Well@Work Program encompasses a wide range of different strategies and activities, such as:
"To increase staff participation, getting senior management support is highly beneficial to convince employees the value of taking part in offered health and wellbeing events."
The Town of Victoria Park is now working towards transitioning to a higher recognition level and becoming a smoke free workplace.
"The Town of Victoria Park is proud to have a high staff uptake of our workplace health and wellbeing program, Well@Work. We are thrilled that staff have reported better health outcomes from participating in the program, and we are continuing to improve Well@Work based on employee feedback. Our overall goal is for a happy and healthy workplace for all Town employees."
Short on time? Want to kick-start your health and wellbeing journey? Check out the Top 10 Quick Wins and get on your way.
Develop polices, create work environments that support health & wellbeing and educate your staff to adopt healthy attitudes and behaviours.
Apply today, be a leader in your field and show your competitors you care about the health and wellbeing of your staff.