COMMENDEES 2019-20: Deborah is a Volunteer Manager and Lisa a Senior Probation Officer at the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company. They are Commended for being the driving force behind a highly effective project employing ex-service users to reach those users at the highest risk of breaching their probation conditions. Their persistence and positive approach have directly led to the recruitment and successful embedding of these case support workers across the organisation.
Winners by setting (since 2012) - Probation
COMMENDEE 2019-20: Emmy is a Probation Service Officer for the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company, and is based in Crawley. She receives a Commendation for her work creating and developing an innovative and highly effective ‘Breakfast Club’ where women on probation can meet with each other, receive support, and find hope – as well as a hot breakfast. It has proved such a success that it is now being replicated elsewhere.
AWARD WINNER 2018-19: Rhian is a Probation Services Officer for North West National Probation Service. She wins an Award for transforming purposeful activities for residents at Merseybank Approved Premises, including developing ‘Probationary’, a board game promoting service user engagement and resettlement.
[This Award is granted in memory of Kathy Biggar Baker.]
AWARD WINNER 2018-19: Barbara is a Victim & Offender Development Manager for the Midlands National Probation Service. She receives an Award for a pioneering career, spanning four decades, in which she has influenced restorative practice in probation and prison settings, both at home and abroad.
[This Award is supported by Sodexo Justice Services.]
COMMENDEE 2018-19: Kathryn is an Equality Manager for the North West National Probation Service. She is Commended for her work developing and delivering services for people with autism and learning difficulties, and securing the division’s status as the first in probation to be accredited by the National Autistic Society.