Justice sector workforce celebrated at Inspire Justice Awards in London

Supported by SFJ Awards, Unison, BT, HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS), Policing Insight and Policing TV, the Inspire Justice Awards shines a light on the incredible individuals and teams working in the wider justice sector and keeping the system running smoothly.

SFJ Awards were proud sponsors of the Apprentice of the Year category at this year’s awards.

At an awards ceremony held on Thursday 26 October, 22 finalists were crowned winners and highly commended across 11 award categories.

Custody and Detention Staff Member of the Year
  • Winner: David Hammond, Supervising Officer, HMP Holme House
  • Highly Commended: Stephen Head, Garden Manager, The Clink Charity (HMP Send)
Prosecution Staff Member of the Year
  • Winner: Marie Watton, Senior Crown Prosecutor, Wessex Crown Court Unit
  • Highly Commended: Parmeen Panesar, Paralegal Officer, Appeals and Review Unit
Voluntary Contribution to Community Safety and Justice
  • Winner: Prisoners’ Education Trust
  • Highly Commended: Winchester and Salisbury Crown Courts
Probation Staff Member of the Year – Sponsored by Unison
  • Winner: Graham Taylor, Head of the RPD’s Office, West Midlands Probation Service
  • Highly Commended: Robbie Dhesi, Senior Admin Officer, Watford and St Albans, Hertfordshire Probation Service
Courts and Tribunals Service Staff Member of the Year – Sponsored by PT, supported by HM Courts and Tribunals Service
  • Winner: Jordana Allen-Rowlandson, Court Clerk, Winchester Crown Court
  • Highly Commended: Paul Lewis, Safety and Security Officer, London Regional Unit, HMCTS
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year
  • Winner: Lived Experience team and Internal Expert Panel, HMPPS
  • Highly Commended: Equalities Team, HMP Doncaster
Best Newcomer
  • Winner: Gareth Mills, Probation Service Officer, Probation Service
  • Highly Commended: Cassie Ellard, ID and Banking Administrator, HMP Elmley
Apprentice of the Year – Sponsored by SFJ Awards
  • Winner: Ellie Hutton, Police Community Support Officer, Northumbria Police
  • Highly Commended: Kit Swales, Apprentice Firefighter, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service
Health and Wellbeing Employer of the Year
  • Winner: The Hepatitis C Trust
  • Highly Commended: Wellbeing Team – Cleveland Police
Police Staff Member of the Year – Sponsored by Unison
  • Winner: Stephanie Booth, Health and Safety Trainer, Humberside Police
  • Highly Commended: Margaret Davis, Health and Safety Officer, Essex Police
Learning and Development Programme of the Year
  • Winner: Continuous Professional Development Team – Police Scotland
  • Highly Commended: The Clink Charity

Find out more about the Inspire Justice Awards: https://skillsforjustice.org.uk/inspire-justice-awards

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