Jackie Everidge, Care Manager for Caremark (Redcar and Cleveland), is one of four finalists in the running for the Home Care Registered Manager Award, the winner of which will be announced mid-November.
After the nationa home care company put nominated their manager for the award, the were delighted when she was called to the Newcastle Hilton where she met and was interviewed by the panel of judges.
Jackie was photographed and videoed and although she found the experience daunting, she felt she did a good job in representing herself and her company.
As there were a high number of nominations for this Award, Jackie was informed that she had done extremely well to get to the place of one among four finalists and that more Managers of her calibre were needed within the industry.
When asked by the judges how she approached managing her staff, Jackie said “I place strong emphasis on valuing my team. Through implementing the Caremark system I am able to and give them all the support they need, both as a team and as individuals”.
Caremark (Redcar & Cleveland) are now looking forward to the Awards Dinner on November 19th 2011 to be held at the Hilton in Gateshead when the final winners will be announced.