COMMENDEE 2015-16: Andy receives a Commendation for his work as a volunteer with Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire & Rutland CRC, in helping to turn around ‘Minnie’s Friends’, a drop-in centre “for vulnerable people of all ages”.
Winners by setting (since 2012) - Probation
COMMENDEE 2015-16: Nigel, a Senior Probation Officer with London CRC, is Commended in particular for his work in developing one-to-one interventions for offenders not suitable for accredited group programmes.
COMMENDEE 2015-16: Allan, from the Wise Group, is Commended for his work, drawing on personal experience, in supporting offenders with complex needs and helping to prevent knife crime in South Lanarkshire.
COMMENDEE 2015-16: David receives a Commendation for the high level commitment and quality he demonstrates in all aspects of his role as a Support Services Assistant at Kent, Surrey and Sussex CRC.
COMMENDEES 2015-16: Andrew and Lisa from Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset & Wiltshire CRC, and Sue from Swindon-based care-provider SEQOL, are Commended for their contribution to the management and care of people with autism.
AWARD WINNER 2014-15: James, now a Senior Probation Officer at BGSW CRC, is granted an Award for all-round excellence in his work as a Probation Officer in Wiltshire, and was nominated in particular for helping to transform, and secure the long term future of, a hostel threatened with closure. According to his nomination, his achievements “go well above and beyond what could be expected of any individual in the context of their normal working day”.
AWARD WINNER 2014-15: Now a MAPPA Co-ordinator with the National Probation Service, and described in his nomination as “a dedicated and highly resilient individual”, David wins an Award for his work as a Probation Manager, in turning around a failing Approved Premises in the Avon and Somerset area, and ensuring the effective and compassionate management and care of those residents with mental health issues.
AWARD WINNER 2014-15: Priscilla receives an Award for her work as a Probation Officer with offenders, often high-risk and high-profile, who have been charged with terrorism offences. Widely praised for her skill and professionalism by colleagues both inside probation and more widely, the head of the National Probation Service in London described Priscilla as “a shining example of excellent professional probation practice”. [This Award is supported by Interserve.]
COMMENDEE 2014-15: Amber is granted a Commendation for “going the extra mile” in her role as a Probation Service Officer with drug offenders in the Brighton & Hove area, and for the knowledge, professionalism and dedication she brings to her role.