8th July 2020
' Nominations Open '
6th August 2020
' Nominations Close '
14th October 2020
' Shortlist Announced '
4th December 2020
' Awards Ceremony '

The Unsung Hero Award - NEW

A special recognition award for an individual Civil Servant (as opposed to a Champion). By initiating and leading action to remove barriers to attract and improve the working experience and engagement levels of employees, or demonstrating excellence in the delivery of services to individuals or people. ​Nominations should indicate how the nominee meets one or more of the following criteria:
 Lead Element:

  • Can demonstrate key actions and interventions in the building of an inclusive culture. 

Other Criteria:

  • Leads positive actions and interventions to enable all team members to achieve their potential and can demonstrate positive outcomes arising from these for individuals and/or the organisation.
  • Acts as a role model or ally in building an inclusive culture for all and with honesty, integrity, impartiality and objectivity. 
  • Can demonstrate the impact of, and positive outcomes from, an intersectional approach (viewing personal demographics such as age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social mobility, disability and gender in combination instead of in isolation). 
  • Can demonstrate key actions and interventions in the building of an inclusive culture.
  • Collaborates with others to innovate and develop workable solutions.