Admin & Clerical
Individual or Team Nomination?
In these challenging times, nominators were asked to show how the nominee had demonstrated the following qualities:
- Exceptional work ethic - going above and beyond their job description, especially in the past 12 months.
- Outstanding achievement/s in work or outside of the organisation where relevant.
- Drive for innovation and proactive leadership in these challenging times.
- High level of interpersonal skills, such as kindness, empathy, loyalty and thoughtfulness to staff and patients.
- A resilience considering Covid to their role and to the health and wellbeing of their colleagues.
Nominee's story :
Marie, the esteemed administrator of Hayworth Ward, epitomizes dedication and compassion in her role. Her commitment extends far beyond the standard administrative duties. She consistently goes above and beyond to create a nurturing and positive environment for both staff and patients, particularly in the old age psychiatric unit.
Marie's unique approach involves personal gestures that significantly enhance patient care. She regularly purchases birthday cakes for patient's birthdays, ensuring every patient feels celebrated and valued on their special day. Her thoughtfulness is further exemplified through her actions such as going out of her way to purchase meals for patients such as comforting meals like fish and chips and etc to help support patient with poor oral intake eat more and be more comfortable.
Additionally, Marie recognizes the importance of emotional support for elderly patients. She personally selects and provides toys, such as dolls and books, which are more than mere playthings; they are therapeutic tools that help in alleviating the anxieties and challenges faced by patients in psychiatric care. These dolls often become cherished companions for patients, aiding in their emotional well-being.
Marie's presence is a cornerstone of Hayworth Ward. Her dedication ensures seamless operations, but more importantly, her actions foster a warm, caring atmosphere. This environment not only aids in patient recovery but also uplifts the morale of the entire staff. Her efforts have not gone unnoticed, as she has become a beloved figure within the ward, admired for her unwavering commitment to both the mental health and the heart of the community she serves.
In recognition of her extraordinary dedication, empathy, and the tangible difference she makes in the lives of those she touches, Marie is an exemplary candidate for this award. Her dedication transcends the confines of her job description, making her an invaluable asset to Hayworth Ward and a true inspiration in the field of healthcare.
She is dedicated to her work, and her presence ensures that the word can operate smoothly.