Deputy Manager Charlotte wins Award

November 29, 2018

Consensus are delighted to share that Charlotte Edwards, Deputy Manager of Cheshire House in Greater Manchester won ‘The Frontline Leaders’ Award in this years’ North West finals of The Great British Care Awards.

The Great British Care Awards are a series of regional events throughout England and are a celebration of excellence across the care sector. The awards pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field of work.

Charlotte, who won ‘The Frontline Leaders’ Award has developed her leadership skills over the last three years whilst progressing her career from Support Worker in November 2015. She has balanced her development and the leadership role she now holds with ensuring she and her team provide exceptional person-centred support.

Judges said, “Charlotte came across as innovative, creative, resilient and robust having stepped up into a role with challenges. Responsive to changes in needs, recognising shortfalls and being adaptive to improve. Able to empower staff to step up out of their comfort zones and take leads on projects.”

Charlotte was presented with her award at a glittering Gala Event in Manchester last week.

Charlotte will join two more winners from Consensus from the East of England regional finals and go through to the National Final in March 2019.

The following services and colleagues were also shortlisted in a wide variety of categories:

  • Dale Elkin-Walker, Fieldbrook Walk – The Dignity in Care Award
  • Christine Sanderson, Vale House – The Good Nurse Award
  • Janet Burrows, Learning and Organisational Development – The Care Trainer Award
  • The Consensus Marketing Team – The Putting People First/Personalisation Award.

In all there were twenty-one categories available for nomination, across a number of regions, which represent all areas of the social care sector, whether it be older people or specialist services, residential or home care. From frontline staff such as care workers and care managers to people who have made an impact in other ways such as training and innovation.

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