• 2016

    Recipient – Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation
    Mercy Health has once again been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA. We were one of 106 organisations Australia wide to be awarded the citation and one of only 5 in the health and social services industry.

     

     

    ​2015

    Recipient - Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation  
    For the ninth consecutive year Mercy Health has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA. We were one of 90 organisations Australia wide to be awarded the citation and one of only six in the health and aged care industry.


    ​Recipient - Employer of Choice, The Australian Business Awards 
    The Employer of Choice Awards recognise organisations which have developed leading workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

     

    Winner - Nurse of the Year, Catholic Health Australia Awards:
    Ms Megan McKechnie

    Winner - Lifetime Achievement, Catholic Health Australia Awards:
    Fr Cormac Nagle OFM

     

     

     

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    2014 

    Recipient -  Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation

    The health provider was one of 76 Australian organisations to receive the citation by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). The new citation raises the expected level of performance while being sensitive to commercial realities.

     

    Winner - AHRI R U OK? Workplace award
    The award recognises organisations with strategies or initiatives supporting and encouraging employees to regularly and meaningfully ask 'are you ok?' to support those struggling with life. Other finalists included Bristow Group, Monash University and P&O Maritime Australasia.

    Winner - AHRI Age Diversity in the Workplace award

    The award recognises excellence in age diversity initiatives and programs in the workplace. Other finalists included Austin Health

    Winner -
    Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) Victorian Aged Care Awards – Trainee 

    Aroha Cookson

    Aroha works at Mercy Place Wyndham, won the Trainee category at the ACSA Victoria Aged Care Awards. Ms Cookson started her Personal Care Attendant traineeship with Mercy Health in 2010, providing residents with considerate and compassionate care. 

    2013

    Winner - ACNN Awards – Neonatal Nurse Excellence Award:  
    Noeline Francis

    Winner - Catholic Health Australia Awards – Emerging Leader: 
    Dr Linda Mellors

    Winner - Minister for Health Volunteer Awards – Outstanding Achievement by a Volunteer Team: 
    Mercy Palliative Care Volunteer Equipment Delivery Team

    2012

    Winner - ACCV Awards for Excellence – Employee Award:
    Patrick Comarmond

    Winner - Minister for Health Volunteer Awards – Individual Achievement:
    Pauline Harris

    • Winner - Australian Business Awards – Recommended Employer

    Winner - Catholic Health Australia Awards – Emerging Leader:
    Professor Sue Walker

    2011

    Winner - AHRI Awards – The Ken Robinson Award for Workplace Flexibility

    Winner - Australian Business Awards – Recommended Employer

    • 2010

    • Winner - EOWA Business Achievement Awards – Diversity Leader for the Advancement of Women:  
      Kate McCormack

    Winner - The HR Partners Best HR Leader:  
    Kate McCormack.

    This award recognises those with a demonstrated track record of excellence in HR leadership. Judges comments: ‘Kate had clearly taken the Leadership role with both hands, establishing a clear strategy and agenda for change. The impact of programs and progress on business results demonstrates a focus on execution and with this Kate had taken a strong role model position as a HR Leader. A very worthy and clear winner for the HR Leader of the year!”.

    Winner - Victorian Government's Working Families Council: Fair and Flexible Employer Recognition

    ​2009

    The Diversity @ Work Awards recognise, celebrate and promote achievements in diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

    Winner - Diversity & Inclusion Champion (Large Organisation)
    This award recognised Mercy Health as a leader in the area of diversity and inclusion. Mercy Health has implemented a range of programs and initiatives to assist our people to balance their career with the demands of life.

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    The Business Achievement Awards recognise organisations that are implementing innovative programs to enhance women’s participation and individual leaders who are champions for change in supporting and advancing women in the business.

    Winner - Leading Organisation for the Advancement of Women (800+ employees)

    This award recognises organisations that:
    - Strategically position EEO for Women
    - Has excellent analysis, including consultation with employees
    - Drives an inclusive organisational culture
    - Takes action on issues relating to employment matters
    - Delivers improved outcomes for women and the business

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    The AHRI Awards recognise outstanding individuals and organisations that demonstrate excellence in the contribution they make to their own business and to the profession.
    • Winner - The Lynda Gratton CEO of the Year – John Ballard

      This award recognised leading CEOs who demonstrate excellence in people management practices and have made an outstanding contribution to the performance of their organisation.

      Award criterion required applicants to excel in the following areas:
      - Achievement
      - Impact
      - Progression
      - Leadership
      - Relationships
      - Networks
      - Energy 

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    Formally the HR Leader Awards, the HR Leader Compass Awards recognise excellence across the entire spectrum of Human Resources.

    Winner - Aon Consulting Award for Best Workplace Diversity Strategy
    This award recognises organisations that have realised the benefits of a genuine commitment to workplace diversity and have reaped results of a proactive and innovative strategy.

    2008

    Winner - Leading CEO for the Advancement of Women – John Ballard

    This award recognises CEO’s who:
    - Lead by example through personal commitment
    - Drives management accountability for action
    - Creates an inclusive workplace culture
    - Goes the extra mile for the advancement of women
    - Delivers improved outcomes for women and the business

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