Emily Davey, Care Support Worker, wins September’s Bank Worker of the Month Award!

We are delighted to announce that Emily Davey, currently on the Care Support Worker Development Programme at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, was one of September’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners. We caught up with Emily following her award, to find out more about her and her working life.

Emily Davey photo - Bank worker of the month

How did you get into your current area of work?

Through the NHS Jobs website  – The Development Programme

What does your typical day at work consist of?

Caring and monitoring patients and taking observations.

What do you love most about your job?

The people and job satisfaction

How would your colleagues describe you in three words?

Friendly, smiley, helpful

What’s been your proudest achievement at work to date?

Achieving all of my tasks when we are really busy!

What’s the most challenging part of your role?

Time pressures when it’s really busy and you have loads to get done that day

What’s the best thing about working for NHSP?

The flexibility.

What do you usually do on your days off?


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 Emily and all the other winners for September! Thank you to all of our workers for ensuring that patients receive the best care possible, and for being great ambassadors for NHS Professionals.




About the author

NHS Professionals administrator

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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