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    Recognition & Awards Program

    Recognition & Awards Program

    The Networks internal Recognition and Awards Program supports the identification and acknowledgement of outstanding performance, hard work and achievements made by individual staff and teams. This program represents an important component in the Network’s strategy to improve staff engagement and workplace culture; and to showcase itself as an employer of choice. It also serves as a mechanism to identify initiatives for submission to State, Commonwealth and other professional peak body awards and recognition programs.

    2016 Award Recipients

    2016 Employee of the Year Award:

    Congratulations to Oleen George the recipient of the 2016 Employee of the Year Award. Oleen receives her award from Gary Forrest – Chief Executive, JH&FMHN and Gaurav Kharbanda, Client Relationship Manager Smartsalary Pty Ltd, our ongoing awards sponsor.

    2016 Employee Of The Year

    2016 Team of the Year Award:

    Team of the Year Payroll and Staff Scheduling Rostering Team receiving their award, from Chief Executive, Gary Forrest and Gaurav Kharbanda, Client Relationship Manager Smartsalary Pty Ltd 

    2016 Team Of The Year

    2016 Highly Commended:

    The Community Forensic Mental Health Service team receiving their award, from Gary Forrest – Chief Executive and Gaurav Kharbanda, Client Relationship Manager Smartsalary Pty Ltd.

    2016 Highly Commended

    Service Awards:

    Years of Service Recognition: This award recognises employees who contribute to the Network’s long-term success through ongoing employment and commitment. Years of service badges are now distributed to staff with 25, 20, 15, 10 and 5 years of service.

    20 Years of Service recipients were:

    • Bronwyn Roads, Registered Nurse
    • Lee Trevethan, Nurse Manager.
    • Meredith Picker, Registered Nurse
    • Natalie Apap, Registered Nurse
    • Phillippa Affleck, Registered Nurse
    • Raymond Chow, Enrolled Nurse

    25 Years of Service recipients were:

    • Julianne French, Nurse Manager
    • Margaret Boschman, Nurse Manager
    • Shirley Graham, Registered Nurse
    • Michael Harris, Registered Nurse
    • Olive Plunkett, Nurse Manager
    • Cheryl Davidson, Nursing Unit Manager
    • Judith Albert, Registered Nurse
    • Fiona Wright, Nursing Unit Manager
    • Liang Chen SOEI, Information Coordinator 

    2016 Quality Awards:

    Recognising improvements and innovations across five categories:

    Patients as Partners:

    Recipient: Takeaway Health Information Correctional Style

    Local Solutions:

    Recipient: Nicotine Replacement Therapy Utilising Technology to Achieve Quantitative Results

    Translational Research:

    Recipient: Surveying the change NPHS and Hepatitis B in prison

    Collaborative Team:

    Recipient: Increasing Diversion from Custody to Community


    Recipient: Smoke Free Correctional Centre Strategy

    Chief Executive Encouragement Award:

    Recognising individuals or teams who have displayed exceptional leadership and/or developed an innovative solution to a business problem or clinical procedure process.

    Recipient: Dillwynia Mock Emergency Scenario Training.