Vale House celebrate as Mani is named ‘Support Worker of the Year’
Consensus Support are pleased to announce that Emmanuel (Mani) Uwimama, of Vale House in Bolton, Greater Manchester, has won the ‘Support Worker of the Year’ Award at the National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2019 held at The ICC Birmingham on Friday, 28th June.
Now in its fifth year, the awards aim to celebrate excellence in the support for people with learning disabilities and pay tribute to those individuals or organisations who excel in providing quality care.
Hosted by Care Talk Magazine and sponsored by National Care Group, the evening was compered by Steve Walls and the awards were presented by campaigner and actor, Sally Phillips.
The ‘Support Worker of the Year’ Award was a highly competitive category however the judges were particularly impressed with Mani’s person-centred and compassionate approach towards supported individuals, with whom he demonstrated a natural affinity. The judges also recognised him as ‘a shining example’ to other support workers.
Selina Wain, Consensus Operations Manager in the North, who nominated Mani for the award said, “Mani provides excellent support. He treats individuals with dignity and respect and always ensures their needs are met to an exceptional standard, with the principles of Active Support and person-centred thinking at the core of everything he does.” “The qualities that Mani demonstrates within his Support Worker role are well recognised and respected by management, colleagues and supported individuals within Consensus and I’m really pleased that through this prestigious award Mani has also been able to receive the recognition he deserves at an industry level.