Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service

Our employee well-being

Fostering employee well-being is good for people and the organisation. Promoting well-being can help prevent stress and create positive working environments where individuals and organisations can thrive. Good health and well-being can be a core enabler of employee engagement and organisational performance.

– Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Employee well-being strategy

Over the next five years we will develop and implement a well-being strategy, enabling us to:

Occupational health policies

Provide robust, fit for purpose occupational health (OH) policies and procedures

Having excellent OH procedures, initiatives and providers is crucial to:

  • Maintaining the efficient running of the Service.
  • Maintaining a healthy workforce.
  • Monitoring the health and well-being of our employees.

Through monthly contract management of our OH provider, and various OH and well-being initiatives, we are always looking for ways to improve employee services, health and well-being.

Help staff plan finances
Survey staff welfare
Support carers
Mitigate workplace stress
Develop fitness of our staff
Support ageing workforce
Support female staff
Support work-life balance

Employee well-being updates

New fitness equipment on fire stations

By People Admin | 23rd November 2016
The Authority is committed to supporting the health and well-being of all employees by enhancing the fitness facilities on all fire stations. This equipment will put the facilities to keep people fit in the workplace and builds on the equipment…

Active work place of the year 2016

By People Admin | 23rd November 2016
Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service have won Active Work Place of the Year Award at the Bucks & MK Sports Awards 2016. The Service was recognised, based on the steps we have taken to encourage employees to be more active and impact that…

Global Corporate Challenge

By People Admin | 23rd November 2016
The Global Corporate Challenge was an excellent initiative run during the summer of 2015 and 2016 to promote our commitment to improve the health and well-being for all our employees. With a place for everyone in the competition, funded by…

Junior FireFit

By People Admin | 23rd November 2016
What is Junior FireFit? Junior Fire Fit is an innovative Sportivate project which has multiple benefits, combining fire education and the promotion of healthy living and fitness; resulting in a long lasting effect on their outlook and behaviour in their…

Time management training

By People Admin | 23rd November 2016
The Authority has offered time management training to managers. The aim of this training is to effectively prepare our managers for efficient project management. The learning outcomes for the training are: To realise that most management tasks and changes that…