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Head, Heart & Hands

The Department for Child Protection and Family Services ‘Head, Heart & Hands Award’ recognises the outstanding career of a social worker who makes an outstanding positive difference and a significant impact in their work for clients, community and/or the social work profession.

 

Nomination Criteria

Eligibility: Qualified social worker with more than 7 years’ experience across direct practice, (individual and community) advocacy work, policy development, research, education and or management where the application of social work philosophy, skills and values has been evident.
Achievement: Describe how this social worker has demonstrated qualities of excellence, vision, innovation and leadership to make an outstanding positive difference and a significant impact in their work for clients, the community and/or the social work profession. Describe how this social worker has contributed to the leadership development of others.
Professionalism: Describe how this social worker uses professional skills, knowledge and values in the work undertaken.

How to get started:

In 2016, our nomination process is being undertaken online – you can click the big green button below to get started, and you will be able to return to your form at any time with your answers saved. Please ensure you have read through the 2016 Nomination Guidelines and Conditions of Entry before completing your form.

You can also download a hard copy of the nomination for to use as a guide by clicking here.

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Head, Heart & Hands Award finalist Lisa Wittwer, Winner Sue Galbraith, DCPFS Director General Emma White and finalist Shirley Witko

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