We are pleased to announce that Dawn Huxtable, Admin & Clerical Worker at Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust was one of November’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners. We spoke to Dawn following her award, to find out more about her and her working life.
How did you get into your current area of work?
Previous substantive worker at the Trust, I started in 1972!
What does your typical day at work consist of?
What do you love most about your job?
Working with colleagues
How would you colleagues describe you in three words?
Excellent, reliable and good listener
What’s been your proudest achievement at work to date?
Winning this award!
What’s the most challenging part of your role?
What’s the best thing about working for NHSP?
Freedom and flexibility
What do you usually do on your days off?
Walking and Socialising
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 Dawn and all the other winners for November! Thank you to all of our workers for ensuring that patients receive the best care possible, and for being great ambassadors for NHS Professionals.