AWARD WINNER 2016-17: Fiona, a Probation Officer with the National Probation Service, North West, is described as a “star in the organisation”. She receives an Award for the vision, drive and diplomacy she has shown, in bringing together colleagues and partner agencies from across the region, to set up a ‘Problem Solving Court’ and help turn around the lives of women offenders in Greater Manchester. [This Award is supported by Seetec Justice.]
Winners by setting (since 2012) - Probation
COMMENDEES 2016-17: Nichola, Kerry, Sandra and Angela, from Tomorrow’s Women Wirral, receive a Commendation for their contributions to the support of female offenders on Community Payback orders supervised by Merseyside CRC.
COMMENDEE 2016-17: Delphine, an Operations Manager with London CRC, is Commended for her work in developing partnerships and services to help tackle gang-related crime, and support young people involved with or affected by gangs.
COMMENDEE 2016-17: David receives a Commendation for his tenacity and skill as a peer mentor, with some of the most complex offenders in Leicestershire, as part of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire & Rutland CRC.
COMMENDEE 2016-17: Polly, a Probation Officer with the National Probation Service, London, is granted a Commendation for the skill, commitment and positivity she brings to her work with often high-profile and high-risk offenders.
COMMENDEE 2016-17: Sian is a Probation Officer with Wales CRC; nominated by an offender, she receives a Commendation for all-round excellence in her work with, and on behalf of, the people in her care.
AWARD WINNERS 2015-16: Sarah, a Probation Officer with NPS North West, based in Merseyside, and Julie, a Clinical Psychologist at Mersey Care NHS Trust, are described as “an inspirational duo”, and win an Award for their role in developing the innovative Psychologically Informed Consultation Service, which supports probation staff in the management and care of offenders with a personality disorder. [This Award is sponsored by Interserve.]
AWARD WINNER 2015-16: Hannah is granted an Award for her outstanding contribution to equality and diversity in her role as Diversity Officer at Essex CRC, taking an “already impressive effort” and giving it what her nominator called “the Hannah treatment” – driving through improvements in policy and practice, building links with other agencies, and achieving national praise from the charity Stonewall. [This Award is sponsored by G4S Care & Justice Services.]
AWARD WINNER 2015-16: Joanne is a Probation Officer with Kent, Surrey and Sussex CRC. She is granted an Award for outstanding dedication and all-round excellence in her work with persistent prolific offenders. According to the colleague who nominated her, “if there was a mould for the perfect probation officer it would be in the shape of Joanne Wood.” [This Award is sponsored by Serco Home Affairs.]
COMMENDEE 2015-16: Paul is granted a Commendation for the high level dedication, skill and creativity he has brought to all aspects of his role as a Housing Liaison Officer with Essex CRC.