We are pleased to announce that Sean Mckeown was one of August’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners, a Care Support Worker at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
TLC Marian porter was delighted and said: ‘Sean thoroughly deserves this award. He is a great guy and a very hard worker, I wish we could clone him!’
We then caught up with Sean to find out a bit more about him and his working life.
How did you get into your current area of work?
I got bored of tailoring and being a Care Support Worker is what I always wanted to do.
What does your typical day at work consist of?
What do you love most about your job?
Interacting with the patients and also my colleagues
How would your colleagues describe you in 3 words?
Funny, mad, charismatic!
What’s been your proudest achievement at work to date?
I think in general it’s helping people get well again and then sending them home
What’s the most challenging part of your role?
Gaining the trust of the patients and their families
What’s the best thing about working for NHSP?
Choosing what days I work and my onsite Client Relations team
What do you usually do on your days off?
I look after family and love eating out!
The Bank Worker Of The Month award acknowledges Bank Workers who have gone above and beyond what is required in their everyday duties.
There is an award for four categories; Care Support Worker/Healthcare Assistant, Specialist Nurse, Registered Nurse and Admin & Clerical.
To win this award, the workers must fulfil the following criteria:
• Achieve ‘5 – Excellent’ on all five of the sections of the ‘Performance Evaluation System’, which is completed by the Ward Manager at the end of each shift.
• Not cancel any shifts for that month.
• Fill the highest number of shifts in the month for which they are being considered for.
A huge well done to Sean and all the other winners for August! Thank you to all of our workers for ensuring that patients receive the best care possible, and for being great ambassadors for NHS Professionals.
NHS Professionals manages the temporary staffing needs of around 66 NHS Trusts across England. An integral part of the NHS, it aims to reduce Trusts’ spending on flexible workers without compromising quality, by providing greater transparency of demand and supplying bank staff at the best possible rate. Its bank of more than 40,000 flexible workers comprises general and specialist nurses, doctors, midwives, admin/clerical , allied health professionals, healthcare scientists, support services among other healthcare professionals.
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