The Nintirri Centre Inc is a not-for-profit organisation based in Tom Price delivering community services across six core strategic areas of: community health and wellbeing; early years care and education; supporting communities, individuals and families; arts, culture and tourism development; family violence and counselling; and social, business and economic development.
Nintirri has been operating for more than 30 years and employs 35 staff members who deliver programs and activities to the local community. With the aim of creating resilient places where people can live safe, healthy and empowered lives in the Pilbara, Nintirri is a diverse organisation with well-established community relationships and partnerships.
Health and Wellbeing Profile
The Nintirri Centre Inc Workplace Health and Wellbeing Program has been running for nearly 5 years and is coordinated by a dedicated Health and Wellbeing Team.
Listen to a recent radio interview between Ninitirri Health Care Nurse Stacey Robinson and ABC Radio Pilbara regarding Nintirri Centre's Workplace Health and Wellbeing Program.
In addition to consultation with staff, the Health and Wellbeing Team works closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Operations Manager and Resource Manager to create policies and procedures regarding healthy workplace strategies. Completion of the online HWWA Coordinator Training and the workplace health check were both key steps taken by the Health and Wellbeing Coordinator when planning for the workplace health and wellbeing program.
Health and Wellbeing Program Activities
The Nintirri Centre Inc Workplace Health and Wellbeing Program encompasses a range of different strategies. Examples of activities implemented and key achievements include:
Dedicated Program Coordinator
Healthy Eating Policy and Guidelines for food options and catering at staff events and functions (including no soft drink policy)
Staff education and awareness raising workshops regarding health eating and drinking
Sit-Stand workstation (hot desk) to help target sendentary behviour
Subsidised exercise classes for staff and flexible working arrangements
Healthy prizes as incentives for staff to participate in health and wellbeing activities
Regular Staff E-newsletters regarding health and wellbeing information
Offers healthy gifts and prizes as incentives for staff participation
The Nintirri Centre is committed to enriching lives and creating a thriving community. Our staff are our greatest asset to help that vision come to life. Their health and wellbeing is critical as we work in partnership to create positive change in the remote community of Tom Price.