COMMENDEE 2017-18: Jason is a Carpentry Instructor at HMP/YOI Parc; he is Commended for his outstanding ability to connect with young people, and was described by an education inspector as ‘the most inspirational teacher I have ever met’.
Our Winners (by year)
COMMENDEE 2017-18: Trevor receives a Commendation for his many contributions to pastoral care, both as Head of HMP Belmarsh’s Chaplaincy team, described as ‘the best in the country’, and more widely in the national chaplaincy community.
COMMENDEE 2017-18: Paul is Commended for his work over almost three decades as an Officer at HMP Grendon, where his ‘indomitable’ and ‘exemplary’ character has made an enduring contribution to the lives of prisoners and colleagues.
COMMENDEE 2017-18: Gareth is a Probation Officer for the National Probation Service, North East division, and receives a Commendation for his deep sense of vocation, and his ability to transform the attitudes of those with whom he works.
COMMENDEE 2017-18: Brian is a manager for the County Durham Youth Offending Service, and is Commended for his commitment and skill in delivering a responsive and varied range of opportunities for young people.