Social Prescribing Manager of the year

Social Prescribing Manager of the year

National Association of Link Workers is delighted to present Social Prescribing #LinkWorkerDay2021 Awards Ceremony on 7th October 2021 to celebrate Social Prescribing Link Workers impact and recognise all those who have made outstanding contributions in creatively disrupting inequalities and powering up integrated care.

Social Prescribing Manager of the year

This category is open to someone who provides line management to Social Prescribing Link Worker (s); this could be a non-clinician or clinician who has been acting in this capacity for a minimum of 1 year. This award honours a manager who has shown considerable commitment to setting Social Prescribing Link Workers up for success. This manager is a creative disruptor who pushes the boundaries, demonstrates effective leadership, challenges the status quo, inspires the team towards social prescribing success, and can clearly evidence their impact.

2020 Winner:

Michael Waugh (Newcastle GP Services)

2020 Finalists:

• Jennifer Williams (City Health Care Partnership)
• Michael Waugh (Newcastle GP Services)– Winner
• Roseann Logan (The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland)- Highly Commended
• Anna Barnish (Citizens Advice Wirral)
• Valerie Campbell (CVS Inverclyde)

Judging criteria:

  1. 1. How they are supporting and developing social prescribing link workers
    2. Inspires team
    3. How they are improving themselves in order to be the best they can be in their role
    4. Inequalities creative  disruptor-demonstrates creative ways of disrupting social inequalities
    5. Flexibility in approach
    6. Challenges faced and how they have overcome them
    7. How they have worked in collaboration with inter-professionals and inter-agencies to meet needs
    8. Strength of evidence of impact

Download the nomination form here. You can nominate yourself or another.
Key dates:
– Nominations close 13th June 2021.
– Shortlist announced 29th June 2021.
– The winner will be announced at the #LinkWorkerDay2021 virtual awards ceremony on 7th October 2021.

Judges: National Association of Link Workers senior management and selected industry stakeholders


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