Allied Health Excellence Awards

Nominations now open for the 2017 Allied Health Excellence Awards.

Commencing in 2008 as a single award for the Allied Health Professional of the Year, the Awards program now encompasses seven individual award categories plus the overall Allied Health Professional of the Year award.

Nominations for the 2017 Awards are now open and the Chief Allied Health Office looks forward to receiving your nomination(s). We are very happy to meet with anyone who would like to talk through the nomination process and/or we are available to help you prepare and plan your nomination.

Award Categories

  • Award for Allied Health Assistant Excellence
  • Award for Allied Health Clinical Excellence
  • Award for Allied Health Early Career Excellence
  • Award for Allied Health Education Excellence
  • Award for Allied Health Management and Leadership Excellence
  • Award for Allied Health Research Excellence
  • Award for Allied Health Team Excellence

Nomination forms and Award Guidelines can be downloaded below.

Nominations close Friday 10th February 2017.

Contact Officer: Sally.ranford@act.gov.au or phone 6205 2494

 

Eligibility

Nominations can made on behalf of any eligible allied health professional either permanently employed by ACT Health or Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, or an eligible allied health professional from ACT Health or Calvary Public Hospital Bruce who can provide evidence of having been continuously employed on a temporary contract for at least 12 months as at the Scheme closing date of 10/02/2017.

How to nominate someone

Nominations can be made by anyone including self nominations however nominations must be signed off by the relevant Director of Allied Health prior to being submitted to the Chief Allied Health Office.

All nominations are to be forwarded to the Chief Allied Health Office on or prior to the advertised closing date. A selection panel comprising senior allied health representatives will assess all applications.

Award Recognition

Nominees and award recipients are acknowledged at a formal presentation event which precedes the annual ACT Health Allied Health Symposium. All nominees receive a framed certificate and individual category recipients also receive a $500 Professional Development Grant.

Individual category recipients are eligible to be considered for the overall award of Allied Health Professional of the Year for which an additional framed certificate and a Professional Development Grant of $1500 are awarded.

Contact Officer: Sally.ranford@act.gov.au or phone 6205 2494