Social Prescribing Manager of the year

Social Prescribing Manager of the year

National Association of Link Workers is delighted to present Social Prescribing #LinkWorkerDay2020 Awards Ceremony on 8th October 2020 to celebrate Social Prescribing Link Workers impact and recognise all those who have made outstanding contributions to powering up community wellbeing. Interested in sponsoring an award, get intouch today!

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 honors a manager who has shown considerable commitment to setting Social Prescribing Link Workers up for success. This manager is a social innovator 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 Finalists:

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

Judging criteria:

  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. Social innovator-demonstrates creative ways of meeting social needs
  5. Flexibility in approach
  6. Challenges faced and how they have overcome them
  7. How they have worked with key stakeholders
  8. Strength of evidence of impact

Judges

  1. Dr Farzana Hussain, GP & Clinical Director of Newham Central PCN, Co-Chair of the PCN Network at NHS Confederation
  2. Sian Lockwood OBE, Chief Executive of Community Catalysts
  3. Christiana Melam, Chief Executive of National Association of Link Workers
  4. Margaret Mulley, National Association of Link Workers Board Member
  5. Kelly Austin, Social Prescribing Link Worker & National Association of Link Workers Board Member
  6. Jane Soothill, National Association of Link Workers Board Member

The winner will be announced at the #LinkWorkerDay2020 awards ceremony on 8th October 2020.

 

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