We can confirm that the following members of the team have been awarded this prestigious title and why:
Employee of the Month for November 2017.
Elaine has been employed with Nu Staff since March 2008, she is a Senior Home Care Worker and a Designated Keyworker.
Elaine was nominated to receive this award by two separate Service Users she provides support to. Here’s what the Service Users had to say about Elaine:
“I nominate Elaine as she is brilliant. She always meets my support requirements, I like all the girls, but Elaine is extra special”.
“I would like to nominate Elaine as she is very good at her job and I look forward to her coming to visit me”.
Throughout November Elaine also picked up extra calls to cover holiday and sickness and really helped with our On Call and Office Co-ordinators.
Congratulations Elaine on being awarded Employee of the Month for Nov 2017!
Employee of the Month for December 2017.
Over the last year Mandy has shown 100% commitment to the service users and the company, she has embraced her training and put the skills she has learnt into practice.
Feedback from the service users she supports is always very positive and she is very well liked. Mandy is reliable, dependable and dedicated to her job, her passion for care shines through.
Mandy has never been late for her calls and is always punctual, she has also become a Designated Keyworker for several service users she supports. Recently Mandy enrolled onto her Diploma Level 3 and over the next 12 months she will be studying hard to achieve this.
Mandy has picked a £50.00 Marks and Spencer Voucher which we are pleased to be giving her in recognition of her dedication and hard work.
Congratulations Mandy on being awarded Employee of the Month for Dec 2017!
Employee of the Month for January 2018.
Caroline has previously worked as a teacher, she decided to embark on a totally different career path and joined Nu Staff in April 2017. At the time this was a big decision for Caroline as most of her working life has been in this profession.
After only five months, Caroline has already been registered onto her Diploma Level 3, which she started in December 2017. She has one year to complete her Diploma and is already working hard to achieve this.
We have awarded Caroline Employee of the Month for January 2018 following feedback we have been given from colleagues, service users she supports and their family members.
Two separate comments we have received highlighted that Caroline was exception with her care and support, communication and always respected privacy and dignity.
She also received positive feedback in a recent Supervision and Spot Check.
Caroline is always punctual, reliable and dependable. She is always willing to help with extra calls should the need arise if she is able to cover.
Caroline has picked a £50.00 Asda Voucher which we are pleased to be giving her in recognition of her dedication and hard work.
Congratulations Caroline on being awarded Employee of the Month for Jan 2018!
Employee of the Month for February 2018.
Evita originates from Latvia, in her home country she worked for the police as a record keeper. Since moving to Bournemouth she has worked in the hospitality and horticultor trade.
Evita was recommended to Nu Staff by a colleague in April last year. She was initially very apprehensive about the role as her first language is not English. Evita trained extra hard to complete her care certificate and has also worked over the past months in improving her communication skills both written and verbal.
Since the launch of Employee of the month we have had numerous service users and family members comment on Evita’s determination to learn and improve and compliments regarding her high standards of care and the empathy she has shown whilst providing support. Some have also commented on her cheery personality and how her daily visits put a smile on their faces. One relative commented that “Evita is full of life and great with her daughter”.
Evita has excelled our expectations with regards to her support and we are proud of her achievements so far, in the next few months Evita will be enrolled onto a Diploma which will help her achieve a recognised qualification within the industry.
Evita has picked a £50.00 Marks and Spencer voucher which we are pleased to be giving her in recognition of her dedication and hard work.
Congratulations Evita on being awarded Employee of the Month for February 2018!
Employee of the Month for March 2018.
Debbie joined Nu Staff in 2006, she started as a Senior Support worker. She then moved into the office and began co-ordinating. In 2015 she was promoted to Deputy Manager in recognition of the support she has provided to the Registered Manager and Nu Staff over many years.
This February Debbie completed her ILM Level 3 Diploma in Management. Over the last year Debbie has grown in confidence she now has the responsibility of overseeing the day to day running of the business. She also recruits new members of staff to the team and mentors them. In the past 6 months she has supported the compliance officer in settling into her new role and has enabled the company to grow in hours.
Debbie worked tirelessly throughout the early part of March when Bournemouth was hit by the “Beast from the East”, ensuring Nu Staff continued to provide care and support, actioning contingency plans to enable service users to stay safe alongside the support workers.
Debbie has received many compliments from partners we work with within the sector with regards to her professionalism and diligence.
Debbie has high standards with regards to the level of support we should be providing and is always on hand to support members of the team to ensure we are delivering quality care and support, as it should be.
Debbie has picked a £50.00 Matalan voucher which we are pleased to be giving her in recognition of her dedication and hard work.
Congratulations Debbie on being awarded Employee of the Month for March 2018!