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Te Pou Addiction Workforce Innovation Award to be presented at Cutting Edge 2022

It's that time of year again!

Applications are now open for the Te Pou Addiction Workforce Innovation Award 2022.

This award seeks to showcase innovations in work practices that contribute to improving addiction workplace wellbeing and worker engagement. This initiative has been focusing national attention on addiction treatment organisations and services engaged in best workforce practices for the past 8 years, apart from 2020. Our desire is to highlight better jobs for our workforce resulting in better services and outcomes for tāngata whai ora.

We want to hear about new initiatives in your workplace – these could include:

  • Worker contributions to improved service delivery
  • A planned approach to adopting evidence based best practice
  • Improved practice through peer workforce development
  • Transformational change of service delivery models and or environment
  • Initiatives to improve the wellbeing of the workforce
  • Collaboration for integrated care with other services and community providers.

The award will be presented at the Cutting Edge Conference dinner in Christchurch on 01 September 2022.

Download an application form here.

Please submit entries by 19 August through email.

Email your entry form to:

Download the Addiction Workforce Innovation Award application form

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