Category 3.B Individual Contribution - Operational Champion
Recognising individuals at the Operational levels whose contributions have made an exceptional difference to their workplace, exceeding their normal work duties.
Jessica Bobbinmarsilio, Konekt
Jessica is an Occupational Therapist with rehabilitation provider Konekt in regional Queensland, supporting their most complex Comcare claims.
Jessica’s approach showcases the benefits of implementing a psychosocial management framework that is designed to deliver sustainable outcomes building client resilience and independence beyond compensation.
Her motivation and drive are evident in her taking initiative and managing difficult situations outside her usual scope of work, offering unique and bespoke service solutions, and developing case studies to support and coach her colleagues on how to deliver best practice interventions. Through these work practices, Jessica has demonstrated that she is both an operational champion and a great leader.
Jessica’s persistence and innovation are demonstrated through her ability to join people, services and communities together, even with the additional challenges of operating in a regional environment with limited resources.
Tim Saunders, Telstra
Sarah Jefferies, Kinnect
Wayne Crichton, Department of Defence