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Karen Shakespeare wins Bank Worker of the Month for July

Karen Shakespeare

Karen, Specialist Nurse at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, was one of July’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners. We met Karen following the award to congratulate her and find out more about his day to day role and experiences working for NHS Professionals.

1)How did you get into your current area of work?

I have worked for Pennine Hospital most of my working life in one capacity or another. HCA, Phlebotomist, councillor in the psychology department and then a nurse in A&E

2)What does your typical day at work consist of?

I start at 7:30 when possible and have to handle handovers and general work in A&E

3)What do you love most about your job?

The Variety of my role as well as the knowledge and support of my colleagues.

4)What’s your proudest moment achievement to date?

Obtaining my original position on A&E. I am proud to work for the trust and the department alongside my colleagues.

5) What is the most challenging part of your role?

Everyday there are challenges and stress.

6)What’s the best thing about working for NHSP?

The ability to choose my shifts and the support of the staff at the end of the phone.

7) What do you usually do on your days off?

I have two energetic dogs that keep me busy. I love gardening and spending time with my husband who is my best friend.

 

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 fulfill 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 Tom and all the other winners for January!

 

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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Charles Willimott wins Bank Worker of the Month for April

Charles Willimott, Admin and Clerical worker at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS  Trust, was one of April’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners. We met Charles following the award to congratulate him and find out more about his day to day role and experiences working for NHS Professionals.

Charles Willimott

1)How did you get into your current area of work?

Through word of mouth.

2)What does your typical day at work consist of?

Collecting and writing up case-notes.

3)What do you love most about your job?

The people here.

4)How would your colleagues describe you in three words?

Hardworking, fun and cheeky.

5)What’s your proudest moment achievement to date?

Winning Bank Worker of the Month.

6)What’s the most challenging part of your role?

Collecting notes.

7)What’s the best thing about working for NHSP?

Flexible hours

 

8) What do you usually do on your days off?

See my friends and exercise.

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 Tom and all the other winners for January! 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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Thomas McGinty wins Bank Worker Of The Month for January!

Thomas McGinty, Community nurse at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, was one of January’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners. We met Thomas following his award to congratulate him and find out more about his day to day role and experiences working for NHS Professionals.

tom photo

1) How did you get into your current area of work?

Recruitment drive for Salford District nursing service

2)What does your typical day at work consist of?

Working as a community nurse for the Broughton District nursing team

3)What do you love most about your job?

The variety of patient care and the fantastic District nursing team in Salford Royal

4)How would your colleagues describe you in three words?

Reliable, professional and competent

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

Completing specialist practitioner in the community and my V300 non-medical prescribing course

6)What’s the most challenging part of your role?

Provide end of life care

7)What’s the best thing about working for NHSP?

Flexibility, training, weekly pay, holiday pay, learning and development, experience and variety

8)What do you usually do on your days off?

Learn the guitar, go walking, go to the cinema and I love going on mini breaks too!

 

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 Tom and all the other winners for January! 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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Stanley Anyadi wins January’s Bank Worker Of The Month!

Stanley Anyadi, Admin & Clerical worker at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, was one of January’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners. We caught up with Stanley  following his award, to congratulate him and find out a bit more about his role and personal experience with NHS Professionals.

Stanley Anyadi photo

1.How did you get into your current area of work?

I worked my way up starting at Gunnelswood Park (another site in Stevenage that manages the health records) as I needed a job after returning from travelling. I really enjoy working within the NHS so I sent my CV to NHSP for more opportunities.

2. What does your typical day at work consist of?

Data Analysis, forecasting for the Trust

3. How would your colleagues describe you in three words?

Consciences, hardworking and a team player

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

Ability to change activities within the Trust for the better and adding value

5. What’s the most challenging part of your role?

The pressure from the Trust

6. What’s the best thing about working for NHSP?

I get paid on time with no issues and there is always regular work available

7. What do you usually do on your days off?

I enjoy doing research and also going on long walks

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 Stanley and all the other winners for January! 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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Claire Lyons wins Bank Worker of the Month for December!

Claire Lyons, Registered Nurse at South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust, was one of December’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners. We spoke to Claire following her award, to congratulate her and find out more about her and her working life.

Claire Lyons Award Photo

1. How did you get into your current area of work?
I was already working at the Trust.
2. What does your typical day at work consist of?
Direct antenatal patient contact/care.
3. What do you love most about your job?
The variety of each day and making a difference to patients.
4. How would your colleagues describe you in three words?
Kind, loud and helpful.
5. What the most challenging part of your role?
Under the present circumstances (unit is closed) so keeping normality for patients can be hard.
6. What’s the best thing about working for NHSP?
The online system is really easy to use and I love weekly pay!
7. What do you usually do on your days off?
I like to catch up with my family and go on long dog walks.

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 Claire and all the other winners for December! 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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Sarah Birchall wins Bank Worker of the Month for December!

Sarah Birchall, Specialist Nurse at Manchester University Foundation Trust was one of December’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners. We spoke to Sarah following her award, to congratulate her and find out more about her and her working life.

Sarah Birchall Photo

1.  How did you get into your current area of work?
I worked at the Trust previously.
2. What does your typical day at work consist of?
Caring for women and babies before, during and after birth.
3. What do you love most about your job?
Being able to be part of a special moment in people’s lives.
4. How would your colleagues describe you in three words?
Hard working, supporting and friendly.
5. What’s been your proudest achievement at work to date?
Delivering my best friend’s baby!
6. What the most challenging part of your role?
Caring for and supporting families in difficult situations.
7. What’s the best thing about working for NHSP?
The flexibility of being able to choose my own hours.
8. What do you usually do on your days off?
Catch up on sleep!

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 Sarah and all the other winners for December! 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.