The Irish Rugby Football Union has been certified as a ‘Healthy Place to Work’, recognising that we are leading the way in creating a healthy, high performing environment for our employees.
The ‘Healthy Place to Work’ certification assessed how well the organisation is using a strategic and evidence-based approach to our decisions in supporting performance and health outcomes, as well as the employee perspective on their capacity to work, learn and grow.
A ‘Healthy Place to Work’ is one where people understand the purpose of their work and how it aligns with the organisation; are part of a learning environment where they are able to adopt and grow; have connections with others and the organisation that allow them to be at their best; and where people have to energy to sustainably deliver on their and the organisations objectives.
Accepting the certificate, IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne said: “We are very proud to be certified as a ‘Healthy Place to Work’. This certification has been achieved as a result of the great efforts of our Human Resources team to ensure those who work in the IRFU feel part of a rugby family.
“Holding on to talent is one of the best ways to improve what we do, and we hope that being a Healthy Place to Work will ensure that the IRFU can go from strength-to-strength.”
IRFU Head of Human Resources, Aileen Bailey added;
“Wellness has been a priority for us for the last few years & we are delighted to be considered a Healthy Place to Work. We really enjoyed being part of the project & we hope to grow our employee wellness programme even further.”