Introduction

Node Digital recognises that mental health is a critical component of overall well-being and productivity in the workplace. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and empowered to prioritise their mental health. This policy outlines our commitment to promoting mental health awareness, providing support resources, and fostering a culture of openness and understanding.

Policy Statements:

Promotion of Mental Health Awareness

• Node Digital is dedicated to raising awareness about mental health issues and reducing stigma within the workplace.
• We will provide educational resources, training programs, and workshops to help employees recognise signs of mental health challenges, promote self-care practices, and foster resilience.

Access to Support Resources

• We will ensure that employees have access to a range of support resources and services to address their mental health needs.
• This may include employee assistance programs (EAPs), counselling services, mental health hotlines, and referrals to external specialists or resources as needed.

Flexible Work Arrangements

• Node Digital recognises that flexibility in work arrangements can support employees in managing their mental health effectively.
• We will offer flexible scheduling options, remote work opportunities, and accommodations for employees experiencing mental health challenges, as appropriate and feasible.

Promotion of Work-Life Balance

• We will promote work-life balance and encourage employees to prioritise their well-being outside of work.
• This may include implementing policies such as paid time off, flexible leave arrangements, and encouraging employees to use their allotted leave time.

Supportive Work Environment

• Node Digital is committed to fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment where employees feel comfortable discussing mental health concerns without fear of stigma or discrimination.
• We will encourage open communication, empathy, and mutual support among colleagues and provide training to managers and supervisors on how to support employees experiencing mental health challenges.

Confidentiality and Privacy

• We respect the confidentiality and privacy of employees' mental health information and will handle such information in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
• Employees can expect that their mental health concerns will be treated with sensitivity and discretion, and information will only be disclosed on a need-to-know basis.

Communication of policy

This policy will be communicated to all employees upon onboarding and made readily accessible through company intranet, employee handbooks, or other appropriate channels. Regular training and awareness initiatives will be conducted to ensure that employees and managers understand their rights and responsibilities under this policy. The effectiveness of this policy will be periodically reviewed and evaluated to make necessary adjustments and improvements.
Node Digital is committed to promoting mental health and well-being in the workplace as an integral part of our organisational culture. By implementing supportive policies and fostering a culture of empathy and understanding, we aim to create a work environment where all employees can thrive personally and professionally.