Project factsheet

Project factsheet

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Building Resilience, Prosperity and Wellbeing

Project description

Led by Rhondda, Cynon Taf County Borough Council, The Building Resilience, Prosperity and Wellbeing Projects offer support to MSMEs within RCT to ensure all those employed in the Local Authority area have access to equitable ‘in work’ support services which pay particular attention to the wellbeing needs of individuals and the development of supportive Policies.

The project will provide Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) with Human Resource support to develop Absence and Equality & Diversity Policies, and in doing so the project aims to improve the conditions of peoples employment and provide individuals with support from a full range of Occupational Health specialists.

Delivery model

Support for SMEs

  • Expert HR Advice to support development, improvement and adoption of equality and diversity policies and systems.
  • Health promotion
  • Health Surveillance and monitoring
  • An agreed Action Plan and Review to identify and monitor areas for improvement

 Support for individuals

  • Mental & Physical health support.
  • 1:1 mentoring and coaching to those affected by long term absence from work to support return to work

Geographical coverage

The project works across the Rhondda Cynon Taf local authority area.

Essential eligibility criteria

Businesses must be:

  • Small and medium sized business, employing less than 250 people
  • Located in the Local Authority area of Rhondda, Cynon, Taf.

Individuals must be:

  • Employed, including self-employed
  • Returning to Work after a period of absence
  • Have a work-limiting health condition or disability

Specific targets

SMEs will be supported to adopt or improve equality and diversity strategies and monitoring systems.

Individuals will be supported to return to work after a period of absence.

Contact details

Name: Alison Smith
Email: alison.smith@rctcbc.gov.uk
Telephone: 01443 827317
Address: Fairway Court, Upper Boat, Nr Pontypridd, CF37 5UA