The need for work-life balance is essential. North Wellington Health Care has many services and programs to support our employees both personally and professionally.
Compensation and benefits
North Wellington Health Care offers its employees competitive compensation and benefit packages which includes a comprehensive medical, dental and insurance plan.
Some staff are also eligible to enroll in voluntary life insurance plans.
Employee assistance program (EAP)
Employees and their eligible dependants have access to cost-free, confidential counselling services through Homewood Human Solutions.
This service is available 24/7 by phone, internet or in person and assists staff in the areas such as:
- Family Counselling Services
- Lifestyle and specialty counselling services
- On-line resources
Creating a healthy and respectful environment
North Wellington Health Care (NWHC) is strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of our staff and the community that we serve.
In 2010 NWHC introduced the Violence in the Workplace Prevention. Abusive behaviours or actions directed towards staff, patients or visitors are not tolerated at any of our hospitals.
From a NWHC employee's first day, learning opportunities and experiences create pathways for individual growth and development.
We offer a variety of educational programs and services to enable individuals, groups and teams to enhance their skills, knowledge and practices.
Education and training are provided through a variety of methods including Nursing Skills Fairs, Educational Council events, classroom, online and one-on-one coaching.
NWHC uses videoconferencing technology allowing staff and patients in different locations to interact for either the delivery of patient care, education or administrative purposes.
The use of videoconference technology fosters growth and knowledge sharing with a goal of improving patient care services.
Recognition and celebration
NWHC provides length of service awards to all eligible employees in order to recognize and celebrate loyal and dedicated service.
Awards are given to an employee, every five years, based on their total length of service from date of last hire.
NWHC Wellness Committee
The NWHC Wellness Committee consists of NWHC employees who volunteer their time to organize and promote wellness programs within the hospitals.
Activities such as health and wellness activities, staff pot-lucks, holiday decorating competitions and more are held throughout the year.