Employee Wellbeing Practitioner

Sappi Southern Africa

Lomati Mill, Barberton

Employee Wellbeing Practitioner ( HRL 15U )

Sappi Southern Africa requires an Employee Wellbeing Practitioner to provide and coordinate a sustainable and comprehensive employee wellbeing risk management programme for Lomati and Forests Mpumulanga . The incumbent will also be responsible for preventing, managing and minimising the negative organisational impact and improving organisational efficiency.

The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Provide advice to relevant role-players on how to deal with EWB related issues e.g. addiction, work related, mental illness, trauma, financial matters and interpersonal relationships.
  • Provide confidential counselling services to employees on employee personal wellbeing matters and determine when matters need to be referred.
  • Substance abuse programme:
    • Research and recommend facilities with suitable treatment programmes for approval by Regional Health and Wellness Manager.
    • Monitor the quality and consistence of programme output.
    • Assess the employee’s degree of dependence, assist those employees who require help to recover and monitor the employee’s progress during and after recovery.
    • Provide feedback to management with regard to attendance, compliance and the way forward.
    • Annual EWB sensitivity education to relevant security personnel.
    • In consultation with the OMP, determine frequency and duration of continued testing as part of the fitness to work and rehabilitation programme.
  • Develop partnerships with Dept of Health, NGO’s and other role players to implement a comprehensive EWB programme, eliminating duplication and making optimum use of relevant resources.
  • Review the Operating Unit EWB risk profile through identification of risks to the organisation, risks to the individual and consider internal and external risk factors.
  • Identify the level and type of risk on an annual basis and compile an annual programme to mitigate the risks in co-operation with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Recommend training and education programmes for the operating units aimed to mitigate the EWB risks identified at the units.
  • Assist in identifying and advise management of adverse EWB effects arising from workplace conditions and manage accordingly.
  • Participate in the comprehensive HIV management programme.
  • Participate, communicate and assist the operating unit Wellness committees as well as the peer educator’s committees.
  • Participate in the Incapacity Ill-health process at the operating units.
  • Compile operating unit reports, analyse data and trends and monitor implementation of remedial action.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Degree in Social Science
  • Registration with the Council for Social Service Professionals
  • At least 3 years relevant experience
  • Valid code EB driver’s license
  • EAP qualification
  • Courses in management of dependency, trauma, self-awareness and HIV.
  • A minimum of one 1-year experience in EAP/EWB

Closing date: 17 July 2019

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without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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