Employee Wellbeing at Maynooth University

Maynooth University values its employees and is committed to maintaining and enhancing a good working environment. It has in place a range of services and policies to support the wellbeing of employees and help them to achieve their work goals and to balance their work and other roles.

The services and policies include:

Inspire Workplace Services - An employee assistance programme which offers;

  •   24/7/365 Helpline Support 
  •   Immediate Telephone Support
  •   Up to 6 sessions of counselling, as appropriate
  •   Financial Information
  •   Legal Information
  •   Consumer/Citizens Information
  •   Management Support via Helpline
  •   Online Support Hub, with guides, resource library and online self-help courses

Employee Wellbeing Seminars - For information on our employee wellbeing seminars view the Learning & Development Directory .

See Change Workplace Pledge - Maynooth University has signed up to the See Change Workplace Pledge as part of our on-going commitment to support awareness of Mental Health.
See Change have developed a Guide to Understanding Mental Health Stigma which is available here and a See Change Briefing doc for Managers.

They have also developed  The pocket guide to returning to the workplace  to support people returning to the workplace after a prolonged period of Covid-19 measures.

HR Policies (A-Z) - deal with areas of employee wellbeing

Work-life balance

Equality & Diversity

Additional Supports - COVID -19

To support your wellbeing during this unprecedented period, Human Resources have a number of online wellbeing webinars available to all employees

Working from Home Wellbeing Guides

The Health & Safety Authority (HSA) - offer a range of supports on addressing work related stress, including a work related stress worksheet for employees 

The HSE offer mental health supports and online courses including a video-based wellbeing programme. This evidence-based programme provides a unique opportunity for people to learn more about mindfulness, gratitude, self-care and resilience. As we continue to adapt our lifestyles to deal with COVID-19 and are faced with different challenges, Minding Your Wellbeing aims to provide simple tools and guidance to develop and maintain a positive outlook by looking after our mental health and wellbeing.

'In this Together' campaign offers guidance on minding one's mental health, coping at home, eating healthy and tips on staying active.

Mental Health Ireland also offer a range of supports in the form posters, tips, videos, podcasts and articles - no login/account required.