Star Support Worker Award 2019

Sponsored by Stepping Out, presented by Craig Dearden-Phillips

This award is for the support worker who goes above and beyond their role to support their colleagues and deliver outstanding care and support. They will be dependable, motivated and demonstrate the Leading Lives values and principles to support people to ‘lead the life they choose’.

Star Support Worker: Darren Daz Hewett, Fieldfare Supported Living, Stowmarket

Winner: Darren Daz Hewett, Fieldfare Supported Living, Stowmarket

Darren is calm, professional, thoughtful, patient and caring”.

“Daz will always offer choices for all the people he supports. He always uses sign, symbols and pictures for those that require different communication methods”.

“Daz always involves the tenants in their house meetings making sure their voices are heard”.

“Daz will support people into the community at gigs, street parties and football matches and is always willing to try something new to enrich the tenants lives”.

“As a colleague it is a joy to work alongside Daz. He always has the customers goals and wishes in everything he does – he puts them first as well as always offering moral support to his colleagues and taking extra shifts when required”.

Daz is a role model for all support workers!

Nominees:

Ashley Matthews – North East Suffolk Supported Living

Ginny Milligan – Sudbury Community Hub

Abigail Burrows – Burgess House Short Break Unit

Darren (Daz) Hewett – Fieldfare Supported Living Stowmarket

Martin Steggles – North East Suffolk Independence Plus

Richard Moyes – North East Suffolk Supported Living

Bradley Bloy – North East Suffolk Supported Living

Maria Beckett – North East Suffolk Supported Living

Elizabeth Moad – Rushmere Community Hub

June Clarke – 7a Short Break Unit Stowmarket

Jo Langham – Sudbuty Community Hub

Zoe McGranaghan – Stowmarket Community Hub

Michael Iwasiak – Ipswich Community Hub

Robyn Snowling – South East Suffolk Independence Plus

Runners Up:

Robyn Snowling

Abigail Burrows