Social Work Awards

Congratulations to our social workers who swept the board at the recent Social Work Awards winning four of the nine categories. The awards are a Health and Social Care Board initiative aimed at highlighting the positive impact the profession has on individuals, families and communities.

This year’s event celebrated the contribution of service users and highlighted the rich and diverse range of people social workers work alongside.


Partnership Team Award Winners: Regional Adult Safeguarding Programme
Pictured above: Theresa Nixon, Chair of the Partnership Team Award panel presents the Partnership Team Award to the Regional Adult Safeguarding Programme (Belfast, Northern and South Eastern Health and Social Care Trusts and Ulster University).

Adult Services Team Award: Dementia Home Support Team
Pictured above: (Back row) Dementia Home Support Team staff: Clair Shaw, Lead Practitioner, Heather Taylor, Support Worker; Sara Quinn, Support Worker; Alison Forde, Social Worker; Anne Marie Stewart, Occupational Therapist. (Front Row) Marc Harvey Team Leader; Jo Marley, Chair of the Adult Services Team Award Panel; Karen Harvey, Head of Service; Simon Hillditch, Dementia Navigator, Memory Service.


Newly Qualified Social Worker Award Winner: Jonathan Dillon
Pictured: Christine Smith, Director of the Office of Social Services presented Jonathan Dillon with the Newly Qualified Social Worker Award.

Children Services Team Award winners: Specialist Fostering Team
Pictured: (Back row) Pauline Leeson, NISCC; Eleanor Morgan, Social Worker; Philip Millar, Social Work Assistant; Julie Patterson, Head of Service and Linda Martin Social Work Assistant. (Front Row) Margaret Nash, Social Worker; Ellen Petticrew, Team Leader and Debbie O’Brien, Senior Practitioner.

Page last updated:29 November 2016