SYDNEY – WorkFocus Australia’s Rachel Biddiscombe won the award for Young Professional of the Year in the fourth annual icare NSW Care & Service Excellence (CASE) Awards held on 13 November in Sydney.
This award recognises a young professional who has displayed an exceptional level of professionalism and integrity in making an outstanding positive contribution to their organisation, people injured at work or in motor accidents, employers, service providers, andthe wider industry.
WorkFocus Australia was represented by two finalists, Rachel Biddiscombe and Michael Blore. Both were nominated for the Young Professional of the Year Award.
Divisional Manager for WorkFocus Australia, Corina Della-Posta said, “Rachel joined WorkFocus Australia while at university as she has always believed in the power of work to improve people’s lives and help them to recover faster from injury or illness. Still only 26, she excels at leadership, customer relationships, operational management and, above all, always focusing on her clients’ needs and goals”.
Finalist Michael Blore, a 29-year-old Exercise Physiologist, started with WorkFocus Australia as a graduate in Orange, and today is NSW State Manager, leading a team of 80.
Della-Posta also stated that both Rachel and Michael exemplify the workplace rehabilitation provider’s ethos of putting people first.