Diversity and Inclusion Champion of the Year
This important award will recognise an individual who has made a significant improvement and continued commitment to championing diversity in the health and care workforce. This award is for an individual that actively champions the recruitment and support of employees from minority ethnic backgrounds or supports diversity in age, gender or sexual orientation, ensuring equal access to opportunities and progression.
Any nurse, working in provider, charity, or government arm’s length bodies is eligible to apply. We welcome entries from candidates themselves or nominations from those who wish to highlight an individual who they believe merits this recognition.
What will the judges be looking for?
The judges will be looking for meaningful quantitative and qualitative evidence that highlights:
- Innovation – originality of the strategies used to promote diversity and inclusion
- Value – impact of the individual’s efforts to improve diversity of the workforce
- Leadership – evidence of entrants championing their work across their organisations and more widely
Please attach any supporting evidence to your application that you feel is relevant. This can include testimonials, evaluations or any other appropriate evidence.
Stage one of the judging process involves shortlisting entries based solely on the information provided here. Stage two will involve a roundtable discussion between judges to decide a winner, so please make sure this entry includes as much evidence as possible.
Take a look at what our 2019 winner had to say about winning this award: