NHS worker named 'Apprentice of the Year'
AN NHS worker has been named 'Apprentice of the Year' by a local
college. Jodie Breen, from Ellesmere Port, won 'Apprentice of the Year'
in the 'Business' category of the Celebrating Achievement Student Success Awards
2017, hosted by Wirral Metropolitan College.
Jodie won the prestigious award after completing her Level 3 Business
Administration Apprenticeship whilst on placement at Cheshire and Wirral
Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP).
Jodie said:- "Winning this award is a real achievement. I have worked hard
for 2 years and it has finally all paid off. Thank you to CWP and Wirral
Met for giving me this opportunity and for believing in me and supporting me
every step of the way. My apprenticeship experience at CWP has been
amazing. I've been given so many opportunities and it's been a great opportunity
to meet new people and gain useful qualifications that can help me progress
further in my career." The 23 year old was nominated for the 'Apprentice of the Year' award by
Wirral Met Tutor Linda Whiffen, who said:- "Jodie is a keen and motivated
learner who fully engaged in her studies to secure a fantastic career
opportunity. She has grown in confidence over the last two years and excelled in
the challenges of her new role. We're thrilled that Jodie has secured a
permanent role at CWP. It is thoroughly deserved after she showed such
dedication and 1st class performance throughout her apprenticeship." Jodie completed an intermediate apprenticeship with CWP in 2015 before
qualifying from her 2nd, advanced level apprenticeship in April this year.
She now enjoys her permanent role as Contracts Project Officer at the mental
Jodie's new role is to handle contract data, exception reports and Service Level
Agreements between CWP and its partners. She also supports contract managers
across the Trust.
CWP Head of Effective Services Tracey Collins added:- "It's been an
absolute pleasure to watch Jodie grow in confidence and competence during her
apprenticeship. The whole team is delighted that she is now a permanent
member of staff and we are all very proud of her achievements." For information on available opportunities at CWP, search:- 'Working for