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Wellness Officer (Port Elizabeth) needed at Aspen Pharma Group

Job title : Wellness Officer (Port Elizabeth)

Job Location : Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth

Deadline : April 06, 2024

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Job purpose

  • The Wellness Officer monitors and trends the wellness of the workforce through the Wellness and EAP programmes, sick absenteeism, return-to-work plans, attendance management and permanent and temporary disabilities.
  • The role takes ownership of continuous education of the workforce in terms of financial, emotional, mental, and physical wellness programmes.
  • They are responsible to ensure statutory requirements, company policies and procedures are complied with and to maintain statistical records.

Responsibilities

Employee Wellness

  • Own and coordinate the Wellness program through creating awareness according to the health calendar.
  • Plan workshops, talks and awareness programmes for employees on relevant topics.
  • Manage and monitor absenteeism through early identification of sick notes & ill health and identify possible disability cases.
  • Manage and monitor absenteeism through early identification of sick notes & ill health and identify possible.
  • ergonomic issues.
  • Assist HC Business Partners and Line Managers by identifying any potential employment issues related to absences.

Disabilities Management

  • Manage the permanent and temporary disability process through liaising with Insurers / Human Capital / Payroll/ Management / Health Care Centre and Trade Unions
  • Liaise with treating physicians where necessary to clarify employees’ ability to engage in work duties.
  • Ensure all relevant stakeholders involved in an employee’s absence are appraised of the current status including eligibility of benefits, medical documentation requirements, anticipated / planned return to work dates and any limitations or restrictions.
  • Facilitate the timeous completion and submission of temporary and permanent disability applications.

Audits

  • Oversee disability audit requests from internal and external audit bodies.

Prepare for and provide all supporting information in alignment to audit requirements for:

  • Sustainability Audit.
  • Ecovadis Assessment
  • Department of Employment and Labour Audits
  • BBBEE Empowerdex verification.
  • Ensure that all sampled documents are accurate and submitted.

Customer Service

  • Ensure all queries are followed up and resolved in the shortest possible timeframe.
  • Maintain a professional attitude when responding to a customer’s needs.
  • Interact on a regular basis with service providers that support with the disability administration requirements.
  • Identify and lead resolution of any service issues or misalignment with service providers.
  • Produce monthly quality management review metrics for training.
  • Ensure training records and documentation are in place as required by external stakeholders.

Requirements

Background/experience

  • National Diploma or equivalent in General Nursing or Social Work
  • Computer literacy MS Office package at an Intermediate level
  • Registered Counsellor
  • 3-5 years’ experience in an industrial wellness role, managing absences related to disability or sick leave programs.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Applied understanding of Health and Safety concepts, terminology, and the interrelatedness of these within Human Capital practices

Specific job skills

  • Time management: handling multiple tasks at once.
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Customer champion: Excellent relationship building internally and externally.
  • Detail orientated.
  • Information seeking: Process improvement initiative.
  • Team player

Competencies

  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Attention to detail.
  • Information gathering
  • Tacking Action
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Aspen knowledge
  • Optimism

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