Dawn Huxtable wins Bank Worker of the Month for November!

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.


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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