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COVID-19 Staff Recognition Awards

8 June 2020 to 22 June 2020

The Metro South Health COVID-19 Staff Recognition Awards recognise staff who have gone above and beyond during the planning, preparation and response to COVID-19.

Nominations have now closed.


Six separate award categories will recognise individuals and teams who have demonstrated performance excellence while making a significant contribution and embodying the Metro South Health values.

Values excellence

The award categories will be attributed to both an individual and team winner, and special mentions where appropriate: 

  • Excellence in Integrity
  • Excellence in Compassion
  • Excellence in Accountability
  • Excellence in Respect
  • Excellence in Engagement
  • Excellence in Overall Performance

In addition to the above categories, an overall Board Chair and Chief Executive’s joint Award for Excellence will be presented to an outstanding individual and/or team.

How to submit a nomination

Nominations are to be submitted via the online nomination form and must include:

  1. Nominee details (individual or team)
    Name, position, location, contact details etc.
  2. Category
    Select the category that best represents the nomination.
  3. Nomination
    A summary of the individual or team being nominated and the contribution they have made (100–200 words).
  4. Example
    Provide a specific example to support the nomination (100 words).
  5. Nominator details
    Name, position, location, contact details etc.
  6. Referee
    A second person who supports the nomination.

Judging of nominations

Nominations will be reviewed by a panel of judges including the COVID-19 Incident Controller, Metro South Executive members and a Board representative.

The panel will consider each nomination against the criteria and provide a recommendation for an individual winner, team winner and special mention (if applicable) for each award category.

The Health Service Chief Executive and Board Chair will review the panel’s recommendations and confirm the award recipients. 

Integrity checks

All winners and special mentions are subject to integrity checks prior to final confirmation. Integrity checks will be conducted by Metro South HR.

Announcement of winners

Winners and special mentions will be announced via roadshow events to be held at facilities—a small event with winners, special mentions and executive invited to attend. Social distancing guidelines will be followed with minimum numbers in attendance.

Key dates

  • Monday 8 June: Nominations open.
  • Monday 22 June at 5pm: Nominations closed.
  • Monday 20–Friday 24 July: Winners announced.

Nominations have closed.

Last updated 23 June 2020
Last reviewed 8 June 2020