Healthy Workplace Development Programme 2016/17

Healthy Workplace Development Programme 2016/17

Would you like to improve the health and wellbeing of your staff, volunteers and your working environment?

Join us for a series of 5 FREE half day workshops looking at:

01 Good practice in valuing and recognising the contribution of your staff and volunteers

02 Effective management systems, performance management, appraisal systems

03 Dealing with emotions, promoting mental health and wellbeing, dealing with and understanding stress

04 The working environment and health & safety

05 How to write your application, including planning and costing activities and developing evaluation tools

These workshops will include presentations and good practice advice from experts in this field; as well as time for discussion and facilitated sessions on how to apply good practice or improve your own situation.

Following the five workshops there will be the opportunity to apply for a small amount of funding (around £750 per organisation) to pay for an activity/equipment/training or professional support, which you can clearly show will improve the health and wellbeing of your organisation.

There are 12 places available on the programme for voluntary and community sector organisations based in Southwark. This programme is being funded by Southwark Public Health Team.

The workshops will take place on:

  • Tuesday 21st February 2017 (half day)

  • Thursday 16th March 2017 (full day)

  • Tuesday 28th March 2017 (half day) TBC

  • Tuesday 11th April 2017 (half day)

  • Thursday 4th May 2017 (half day with 1:1 sessions)

• You must be able to participate in all five  workshops (mixture of half & full day) in order to be eligible to apply for any funding.

• It is important that the person attending is a decision maker in the organisation, able to consult staff and volunteers on their views and implement the activities decided upon. 

• Please note that priority will be given to organisations that have not already benefitted from the Healthy Workplace Development Programme.

• The deadline for appliying to be a part of this programme is Friday 13th January 2017.

If you would like to join us for this great opportunity to network with other groups and discuss the many and varied ways that you can make positive changes to your working environment, then please COMPLETE THE SHORT FORM BELOW TO APPLY.