Elizabeth, Care Support Worker at South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, was one of November’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners. We met Elizabeth following the award to congratulate her and find out more about her day to day role and experiences working for NHS Professionals.
1. What does your typical day at work consist of?
Caring for patients.
2. What do you love most about your job?
Providing care to patients and working within a great team.
3. What’s been your proudest achievement at work to date?
Winning this award!
4. What is the most challenging part of your role?
Having to restrain patients, particularly young people.
5. What inspired you to join the NHS?
Caring for elderly and vulnerable people.
6. What do you like most about working for NHSP?
I always receive a quick response when I phone NHSP and the flexibility of work is great!
7. If you could name a hospital, what would you call it?
8. What is your favourite pizza topping?
Cheese and tomato
9. If you were going to be stranded on a desert island, what 3 things would you take with you?
Water, a blanket and a whistle
10. Do you have any hobbies?
I enjoy reading and listening to music
A huge well done to Elizabeth and all the other winners for November!
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.
Thank you to all of our Bank Members for ensuring that patients receive the best care possible, and for being great ambassadors for NHS Professionals.
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