Wellbeing Champion Training

Our Wellbeing Champion training course equips delegates with an all-round education in mental and physical health and wellbeing.

Our Wellbeing Champion training course equips delegates with an all-round education in mental and physical health and wellbeing.

Wellbeing Champions are a team of volunteers within an organisation responsible for championing the cause of mental and physical wellbeing in the workplace, promoting awareness and support for colleagues, and driving positive cultural change.

Wellbeing Champions encompass members of both staff and management to drive an organisation’s wider strategy for promoting a health-creating work environment.

“Wellbeing Champions are an essential tool for promoting a health-creating work environment in which employees are made to feel empowered and motivated to drive positive cultural change from below.”

Objectives:

  • Become ambassadors for mental and physical wellbeing who can assist with driving company strategy at the employee level
  • Become the eyes and ears of the workforce, meaning that champions are trained to monitor and signpost colleagues who are experiencing poor mental and physical health
  • Develop a holistic understanding of the mental and physical wellbeing factors that affect employees on a daily basis, together with the importance of coping mechanisms
  • Acquire key communication skills for promoting awareness among colleagues and sharing ideas for new initiatives with management
  • Become leaders in challenging stigmas and initiating conversation in the workplace

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to mental and physical health and wellbeing
  • The role of Wellbeing Champions
  • Establishing communication channels
  • Starting conversations about wellbeing
  • Engaging colleagues through signposting
  • Wellbeing in the pandemic
  • Understanding mental and physical wellbeing factors
  • Presenteeism in the workplace
  • Dealing with stress
  • The importance of coping mechanisms

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