Posted on: 27 January 2020

[Sarah Graham (second right) with certificate and award]

Congratulations to Sarah Graham, who was awarded for going above and beyond in her role as a CAMHS mental health practitioner.

Sarah works in the Milton Keynes Youth Offending Team (MK YOT), the service focuses on supporting young people and their families to have the best opportunity to engage with emotional and mental health intervention.

Her commitment to her work was recognised by her colleagues in her nomination which read:

“Sarah is a highly valued and esteemed member of the YOT and CAMHS team, helped shaped the teams understanding of emotional wellbeing and mental health, her tenacity, flexibility and creativity is always recognised.

She is enthusiastic about her work, and can be innovative and persistent when needed to ensure good care for young people. As a staff member she contributes positively to the teams she serves with her fair, calm, and positive demeanour.”

Sarah described her win as ‘overwhelming’ and was very grateful for her nomination.

She said: “I feel very proud to have even been nominated; engaging the young people with CAMHS is the best part of my role, and hopefully making a positive difference in their lives.”

Irene Granda-Gage, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Sarah’s line manager, was delighted to present the award and certificate to Sarah:

Irene said: “Sarah has consistently proven to be a conscientious, hardworking, and caring clinician and colleague.  It is clear that she strives to, and delivers the best she can to the young people with who she works with.”

Would you like to nominate someone for a Staff Gem Award? - Deadline 14 February 2020

Patients and carers can nominate CNWL staff members for this year’s Staff Gem Awards.

The awards celebrate and recognise our staff members who go the extra mile and consistently work towards our Trust values and is a shining example to all.

Click here to submit your nomination