Opal staff are devoted gems

Dedicated employees: Opal Aged Care Bossley Park staff with their long service certificates at their awards ceremony last week.
Dedicated employees: Opal Aged Care Bossley Park staff with their long service certificates at their awards ceremony last week.

Opal Aged Care Bossley Park staff with a combined service of more than 200 years were recognised at their long service awards last week.

Staff with 5,10,15,20 and 25 years of service were rewarded for their dedicated employment with a symbol of their personal and professional achievement.

Facility Manager Pavan Sharma said: “The award reflects our appreciation for their dedicated years of services and is a symbol of their personal and professional achievement. At Opal, people are and will always be our greatest assets, we acknowledge their abilities and contributions  or our continued success.”

Fairfield mayor Frank Carbone and Opal’s General Manager Jonathan Anderson attended the awards.

Recognised staff: Five years: Griselda Cabrera, Rosevida Asabere, Pritika Narayan, Dora Ross; 10 years: Nazneen Ali, Tabitha Dandahwa, Anita Devi, Julie Elbourne, Mary Insorio, Susiana Tupuola; 15 years: Andja Buljubasic, 20 years: Smilja Popovic, Julie Priestley, Zahra Shabanian; 25 years: Kushma Chand, Ann Coyle