Apprentices from Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust scooped six awards at Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce Training’s Apprenticeship Awards.
The event, held at the Butts Park Coventry Rugby Club, recognises the top achieving apprentices across the Coventry and Warwickshire region. Eight apprentices from the Trust were invited and nominated for various awards, with six awards being won.
The winners on the night were Andrew Daffern, who won Customer Service Intermediate Apprentice of the Year; Lucy Brooks, who won Business Administration Advanced Apprentice of the Year Award; Victoria Winterman, won Health and Social Care Advanced Apprentice of the Year Award and Elsamma Cherian who won Health and Social Care Apprentice of the Year Award Higher Apprentice and second prize in a Special Award for Level 5 in Action Research Competition. Charlotte Sutton, Talent for Care Manager, who leads the Trust’s Apprenticeship work, also picked up two awards on behalf of the Trust for Customer Service Employer of the Year and Health and Social Care Employer of the Year.
Andrew Daffern, who was also a finalist in the Health Hero Awards 2018, said of his win: “I feel absolutely overwhelmed and thrilled at winning this fantastic award. I would have not have achieved this without the guidance and support from the Trust and the Talent for Care team”.
Other nominees from the Trust were Tessa Lloyd, who was nominated for Customer Service Intermediate Apprentice of the Year Award; Rebekah Glenn, who was nominated for the Business Administration Advanced Apprentice Of The Year Award; Kirsty McKelvie, who was nominated for the Business Administration Intermediate Apprentice Of The Year Award and Karen Goodman who was nominated for Health and Social Care Higher Apprentice Of The Year Award.
Simon Gilby, Chief Executive at Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust, said, “We have a very impressive cohort of Apprentices who support teams across the Trust. Well done to all the Apprentices who were nominated and won awards; you all deserve the recognition you have received. We see the Apprentice role as an important way to recruit and develop our future workforce. I am pleased to say that many of the nominated Apprentices have gained promotions since they started their apprenticeship with us.”
If you would like to find out more about Apprentices available at our Trust, please visit https://www.covwarkpt.nhs.uk/apprenticeships.