Health and Wellbeing Employer of the Year
One award winner
This award will be presented to an organisation which has demonstrated a clear, significant, and sustainable improvement in the health and wellbeing of its workforce. A focus on health and wellbeing is crucial for all employers and demonstrated as a key ambition in the recently released NHS People Plan. This award raises awareness of the outstanding initiatives organisations have developed to support the wellbeing of their people. Nominations are based on those going above and beyond at an organisational or systemic level to implement wellbeing strategies that make a real difference to staff.
- Demonstrate a health and wellbeing strategy/framework, and the implementation underpinned by policies and procedures
- Evidence the success of the above strategy, for example, reduction in sickness and absence rates, improved staff satisfaction (evidenced by staff survey), reduction in staff turnover
- Describe how an identified issue/problem area within the organisation in respect of staff wellbeing was recognised, and describe how this issue or problem was addressed
- Demonstrate/evidence by use of data, the impact of your interventions (Examples can include a reduction in bank/agency spend, reduction in staff turnover and improvement in care/patient experience, etc)
- Describe how the intervention(s) will be cost-effective and sustainable in the long term, and the metrics you in place to measure and monitor this
Who can make the nomination?
Anyone can make a nomination, including members of the public.
Nominators must complete the nomination form, which includes no more than 500 words about the nominee, demonstrating four of the criteria.
The nomination process takes approximately 10-15 minutes. We would recommend reviewing the questions and returning with your responses. You can click ‘Save and continue later’ at any time during the nomination, in the top right-hand corner of the screen in the nomination form.
As part of the nomination, we ask for some simple information about you, such as your name, job title and contact details. This is so we can let you know if your nominee is successful in winning an award, and so we can verify the nomination. We also ask for some information about your nominee, including their name, job title, contact details, an overview of what they do and why they are being nominated, and an answer to a few questions which relate to the award criteria shown in the bullet points above.
If you have any questions about what’s involved in the nomination process, please email OHHAwards@skillsforhealth.org.uk