Former Recruitment Team Leader Alexandra Jowett - (now Colleague Engagement Advisor) is our latest Star for helping our new recruits get off to the best possible start.
Nominator and Internal Audit's Olivia Townsend said: “Since undertaking the role of Recruitment Team Leader Alex has worked tirelessly to improve the staff induction. She has liaised with all presenters and taken on staff feedback to ensure that the day runs to the best of its ability. The induction now feels much more welcoming to all new starters within the Trust.
"She is always happy to help with any inquiry and will do her best to facilitate any special requests! She really is a STAR.
"Alex has pulled everyone together to get results. She has liaised with all presenters for induction and tried to ensure that everything flows without anyone being put out.
"She has taken consideration from a number of factors. Through working with her wider team, the new starters for the organisation and the presenters she has found many solutions and improved the induction overall.
"Alex ensures that the room in use is fit for purpose and tries to make everyone as comfortable as possible.
"Managing a team to ensure everything runs smoothly has had its challenges however she regularly takes responsibility for mistakes others have made and quickly turns negatives into positives."
Alex said: "Thank you to all our subject matter experts that attend induction every time to deliver important sessions to our new starters and also a big thank you to the Recruitment Team for getting everything ready in preparation for the induction day and ensuring all new starters on-boarding journey is a positive one."
Alex was planning on where to put her Star Award on her wall full of thank you cards and certificates!