Health Care Support Worker Award 2019

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Health Care Support Worker Award

Health Care Support Workers are extremely valuable members of the nursing family. They work within the care home, hospital, community or independent sector under the guidance and supervision of Registered Nurses. Health Care Support Worker roles vary, depending on the area in which the person is working. 

About the award: The award is open to any Health Care Support Worker (who is delegated work directly by a Registered Nurse in any setting) who has demonstrated commitment to providing high standards of nursing care.


A Health Care Support Worker who is delegated work by a Registered Nurse who is:
  • Practicing within the independent sector, NHS, Local Authority, or Third Sector 

Able to demonstrate that their work is commensurate with national policy and strategy within health and social care
• Able to demonstrate a central contribution to the innovative development of a service that has made a difference to people receiving care
• Use of a credible evidence-base and / or developing an evidence base to under pin their work for the project for which they are being nominated
• Able to demonstrate a safe governance framework for the service or innovation being described for which they are being nominated
• Able to clearly demonstrate the benefits the work has had for patients, clients, families and colleagues
• Through service evaluation, patient involvement and / or other means, is able to demonstrate a positive impact 
• Show commitment to and passion for the nursing profession, going the “extra mile” demonstrating a “can do” positive attitude

Please read the nomination form guidance note before beginning your submission. 

Page last updated - 14/09/2020