SArah MAson, Health and Wellbeing Manager – Organisational Development, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Why is wellbeing important to you and your organisation?
The wellbeing of our workforce is fundamental to supporting our work. Our Great People provide the great care and outcomes for our service users and carers. Our Wellbeing strategy helps us to ensure our people are supported, safe, health and well to continue delivering the great care and outcomes both now and in the future.
What is currently in place at your workplace when it comes to wellbeing?
We’ve always known that wellbeing is important to supporting our staff, but as a healthcare provider our primary focus has historically been the service users and carers we support. Over the last two years we’ve been shifting our focus to ensuring our staff have all that they need, with the Covid-19 pandemic we’ve had the opportunity to really boost our staff wellbeing provision so now we’re beginning to see real results at all levels.
What do you enjoy about working with us?
In my eyes workplace wellbeing support should be available to everyone, not reliant on having an advocate or single passionate individual. I am always sharing my work and supporting others to do the same, ensuring that no-one has to reinvent the wheel. This is what I really love about the ROW Network, it’s a thriving community of like-minded individuals, all committed to furthering workplace wellbeing for everyone and who truly believe in lifting one another up and sharing.