Finalists for Geneva Healthcare Employee Awards 2020

2020 has been a year of change. It’s been a year of adapting to new norms, rethinking how we live and work, and rising to new challenges that seem to pop up almost daily.

This year, Geneva Healthcare’s annual employee awards recognise the extraordinary people who showed an outstanding demonstration of our company values of Care, Passion, Aspiration, Leadership and Health. These values help us navigate challenging times, and are at the core of everything we do.

The winners will be announced on Monday, 14 December 2020. Best of luck to all of our finalists!

Care Award

For the employee who always shows excellent customer service, is always responsive and communicates well. They make you feel valued and remember the little things, has empathy and is always willing to help others.


  • Sophie Holland
  • Sam Powell
  • Shane Rossiter
  • Meheek Sood
  • Shristi Vinayagan

Passion Award

For the employee who demonstrates a real enthusiasm, dedication and passion for what they do. They always go the extra mile and are always positive.


  • Kamara Gounder
  • Leigha Johnson
  • Kasha Laverick
  • Theresa McEntee
  • Alida Mlika

Aspiration Award

For the employee who demonstrates real pride and ambition for excellence for their job, company and the people we support. They work hard to achieve goals, are always willing to learn more, achieve more, and be the best they can.


  • Maylaine Cerna
  • Neelam Chandra
  • Hannah Ladyman
  • Vikki Perena
  • Shristi Vinayagan

Emerging Leader Award

For the employee who demonstrates leadership qualities and is an emerging leader in the organisation. They will display some or all of the following characteristics: determination and the will to succeed, a willingness to learn, the initiative to pursue an idea, trusting and empowering teammates, is a hard worker, shows integrity and has fun.


  • Kelly Beale
  • Chris Cooper
  • Claire Harker
  • Te Aue Kaka
  • Aachal Lal

Leadership Award

For the employee who demonstrates leadership qualities, professionalism, innovation and ideas. They carry a positive attitude, can inspire others and stays calm under pressure. They always seamlessly get the job done, has a desire for constant improvement, and a belief in achieving extraordinary things.


  • Anjali Bhat
  • Richard Sissingh
  • Joel Soma
  • Erica Thomas
  • Vikki Perana

Health Award

For the employee who is a specialist in their role, demonstrates the best service delivery, capability, capacity and has excellent knowledge of our services, policies and standards.


  • Beccy Gulliksen
  • Joel Leaver
  • Rachel Mosely
  • Gail Williamson
  • Debbie Wilson

CEO Award

For the employee who consistently produces outstanding results, inspires everyone around them, and goes above and beyond for their Geneva Family.


To be announced on Friday, 11 December 2020.

Best Support Worker Award

For encouraging the people we support to push past the status quo, empowering them to overcome barriers that might get in the way, and providing real support that helps them live their best life.

Best Homecare Support Worker Award


  • Carmen Barnes
  • Michelle Hughes
  • Cherie Riley

Best Community Living Support Worker Award


  • Shannon Harford
  • Clare Tamaki
  • Aroha Taurua

Best Temp Award

Demonstrates real pride in their work, shows empathy and reliability, is proactive and has a positive attitude, always willing to learn more or go the extra mile. 


  • Laurie Brown
  • Sereima Bullivant
  • Tangianau Halagigie
  • Caroline Te Pine Nippert
  • Shona Sinclair
  • Stella Wallace

Good luck to all our finalists and well done to everyone who has been nominated for this year’s awards.