EA HealthWell Programme
The EA HealthWell Programme is available for all EA staff to avail of. This Programme enables staff to be proactive about their own self-care. The below Programme provides staff with the latest health and wellbeing initiatives, sessions and campaigns taking place over the coming months. We will continue to add to the programme during this time and endeavour to respond to additional demand where possible. We encourage all staff to view the EA HealthWell Programme and book early to avoid disappointment.
The 2021 programme is currently being finalised and will be available here in due course.
EA HealthWell Hub
The Hub offers key health and wellbeing information, as well as initiatives around staying fit and healthy both physically and mentally.
The hub can be accessed from your phone or home computer by clicking on the link below.
Contact information for H&WB queries is available below.
Inspire Workplaces - Workplace number is – 0808 800 0002 (available at any time)
Inspire Workplaces provides a confidential and independent counselling support service for all staff that is available at any time.
EA recognises that from time to time staff may require support in resolving personal or other issues which may impact on their working life.
People Services Team
Get in touch with the People Services Team by telephoning 028 9041 8006 for queries relating to the following:
The purpose of an Occupational Health appointment is to establish an employee’s medical fitness for the job in which he/she is employed, or for a job to which they may potentially be employed.
In addition EA may need to seek independent medical guidance in relation to staff support, staff adjustments and/or rehabilitation programmes including circumstances where an employee may have a disability and requires specific support.
The People Services team provides advice and support to line managers in relation to OH referrals and attendance management.
People Services provide advice and support to line managers in relation to the following attendance management policies:
EA understands that effectively managing work-life balance is essential for staff wellbeing.
In addition to providing generous annual leave and a range of family friendly / flexible working arrangements, EA also has comprehensive policies to support staff who may need to take time off work to undertake public duties or deal with short term caring responsibilities, including family friendly flexible working arrangements
The People Services Team administer arrangements for workers who regularly use display screen equipment (DSE) as a significant part of their normal work and are entitled to request an eyesight test.
Further information is provided on the application form which should be completed by your line manager / principal and optometrist before it is returned to the People Services Team in your local area.
EA has comprehensive policies covering maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave as well as a range of family friendly / flexible working arrangements such as job-sharing, career break, and flexible working schemes.
Further information is provided under the ‘Leave and Working Arrangements’ link below:
EA has comprehensive policies covering termination of employment due to ill health – further information is provided under the ‘Leaving Employment / Retirement’ page.
Health & Wellbeing Team
Get in touch with the Health & Wellbeing team by telephoning 028 9041 8023 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for queries relating to the following:
EA has the largest workforce in Northern Ireland and recognises that staff are our greatest asset.
Our first Health and Wellbeing Strategy covers the following five key themes, all working towards creating a 'Great Place to Work':
• Healthy Minds
• Healthy Bodies
• Financial Wellbeing
• Giving Back
• Social Health