Value Maker Award Winners 2020

The Value Maker Annual Conference 2020 included the presentation of our Value Maker Awards! The awards were based on our four strengths framework [1] and were presented by SRO for Value Makers, Suzanne Robinson, Executive Director of Finance & IM&T at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS FT. [1] https://www.futurefocusedfinance.nhs.uk/four-strengths-nhs-finance

My career break experience

I want to share my experience regarding my career break. My day job in the UK is as a senior finance manager for NECS. I generally work on assignments supporting transformation programmes, from both a programme management and finance perspective. The job requires quick thinking, strategic knowledge, obviously technical knowledge but also relationship development and management.

Sharing my story as a profoundly deaf person

*Toni Trendall, a Senior Financial Accountant at NHS South, Central and West CSU was asked to share her story as a partially deaf person who became profoundly deaf, as *

Virtual Trust Induction and Training - Robyn Gillgannon - Mersey Care NHS FT

One thing that scared me about starting my role in a virtual way was the training aspect, I had never used a finance system before so this was all so new to me. I remember on the day of my induction meeting my line manager asked me to join their team meeting that day, I felt like everybody was speaking a different language when I came out of the meeting which did scare me, but in such a short