Award success for Angus Council social work staff

Pictured: Barrie Wilson and Isobel Anderson at the awards event
Pictured: Barrie Wilson and Isobel Anderson at the awards event

Angus Council social work and health won two of the Star Awards at the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) annual award event held in Glasgow recently. The event celebrates and recognises the outstanding achievements of assessment centres and learners.

Barrie Wilson who is an internal verifier/workplace assessor within the workforce development team won the Lifelong Learning award. This award acknowledges candidates who have demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning in achieving SVQ qualifications.

Isobel Anderson who is the assessment centre manager also within the workforce development team won the SQA Champion Award. This award recognises staff in centres who champion SQA qualifications and support others to achieve their full potential.

To date the assessment centre has won three SQA Star Awards, have been highly recommended four times and has won the prestigious SSSC care accolade award ‘Investing in the Workforce’.

Social work and health convener Councillor Glennis Middleton said: “I am delighted that once again Angus Council has been recognised as an organisation which promotes staff learning and development, and congratulate the staff on their achievements.

“I would like to thank staff for their dedication and commitment.”