Leading the Way

The Richmond Wellbeing WA ‘Leading the Way’ Award recognises excellence and innovation by a social worker in a leadership or management position. Someone who inspires and guides others; serves as a role model for innovation and creative thinking; provides a clear vision of the future; and leads to achieve significant improvements and change.


Nomination Criteria

Eligibility: The social worker holds a leadership position in a paid or voluntary capacity; manages people and resources and is responsible for achieving outcomes.
Achievements: Demonstrate how this social worker has displayed their leadership qualities (for example: drive and integrity; productive relationship building and mentoring; inspires a sense of purpose and direction and harnesses opportunities and resources; communicates with influence) to achieve specific outcomes; describe any barriers or difficulties they encountered; and what is the impact of their efforts.
Professionalism: Describe how this social worker uses professional knowledge, skills and values for effective leadership, management and innovation.

How to get started:

In 2016, our nomination process is being undertaken online – you can click the big blue 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.

Neil Guard (CEO Richmond Wellbeing) & Stephan Lund, Winner 'Leading the Way' & '2016 WA Social Worker of the Year'

Neil Guard (CEO Richmond Wellbeing) & Stephan Lund, Winner ‘Leading the Way’ & ‘2016 WA Social Worker of the Year’

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