Our Trademark Behaviours Awards – Nominate a BRHS Colleague or Team


The deadline to submit a nomination has passed.

Stay tuned for news of this year’s award winners.

Whatever your role here at BRHS, you make a vital contribution to the functioning of a great health service.

We know this is often demanding work, and it requires talented and committed people to do it.

That’s why it’s really important that the incredible work our staff does is recognised, valued and appreciated.

If you work at BRHS, now’s your chance to praise a colleague or team that you think deserves recognition.

Nominations are now open for BRHS’ Trademark Behaviours Awards, which recognise employees for their excellent contribution and demonstration of the principles, values and characteristics that BRHS staff strive to maintain.

BRHS staff are encouraged to nominate a colleague or team in any department or role across the health service that they think exemplifies one or more of our Trademark Behaviours, which are:

  • Step up and Take Responsibility
  • Be Positive and Support Others
  • Display Trust and Mutual Respect
  • Learn and Apply Knowledge
  • Courage to Change

The Award Categories

Best First Year Player

Nominees will have worked for BRHS for more than 3 months and less than 18 months and displayed a consistently high level of enthusiasm and competence in their new role, demonstrating a willingness to “Step up and take responsibility”.

The 2018 winner of the Best First Year Player Award was Security Officer Timothy Grimble, who was noted by several colleagues as being “professional, courteous and example to the rest of us.”

Ms/Mr. Congeniality

Nominees will have displayed a consistently high level of alignment with the Trademark Behaviours of “Be Positive and Support Others” and “Display Trust and Mutual Respect”.

Last year’s winner of the Ms./Mr. Congeniality Award was Learning and Development Officer Kylie Hayes, who was nominated for being “extremely welcoming to our new trainees and students and ensuring they are provided with the required support.”

The Einstein Award

Nominees will have demonstrated a commitment to professional and personal development and have generously shared their knowledge and skills for the benefit of BRHS, displaying an eagerness to “Learn and Apply Knowledge”.

The winner of the Einstein Award in 2018 was Surgical Services Access and Business Manager Jennifer Bugbird, for “showing significant leadership qualities and using all her skill and abilities to improve this team and theatre operations.”

The Innovator

Nominees will have introduced a new concept or actively participated in a quality improvement project which has resulted in positive change for patients, staff and/or BRHS, demonstrating their “Courage to Change.”

The winner of The Innovator Award last year was Allied Health Assistant Tarrlita Kay, for “driving for developing a new program for Allied Health clients called ‘LEAP into Life’.”

The ‘My Team is BRHS’ Award

The ‘My Team is BRHS’ Award is awarded to one team each year.

The award acknowledges outstanding innovation and team achievements. Consideration is given to teams that exemplify the organisation’s principles and achieve excellence in areas such as Quality, Safety and/or Excellent Service.

The 2018 winner of the ‘My Team is BRHS’ Award was Maddocks Gardens – Sutherland Lodge Team, for “displaying overwhelming dedication and resilience in providing the best care and safety for residents and staff.”

The deadline to submit a nomination has passed.

Stay tuned for news of this year’s award winners.

Trademark Behaviours Award 2019 - Nomination Form

Nominate an individual or team for their excellence and commitment to BRHS' Trademark Behaviours.
  • Select one.
  • Please provide examples.