Outstanding Employer of the Year and Large Employer of the Year were won by the Society.
Wirral Autistic Society have won 3 categories at the Progress to Excellence Training & Education Awards yesterday (3rd June 2015). Hosted by Pauline Daniels with guest Speaker Dame Lorna Muirhead, Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Liverpool. Also saw the incredible Liverpool Signing Choir (children and young adults who ‘signed’ to music).
The Society won ‘Outstanding Employer of the Year’, ‘Large Employer of the Year’ and an individual award for Phil Miller, Support Worker for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Care’.
Jim Strain, Director of HR said “It is further testament to our hard working team that we were selected for these awards and the fact we won was an added bonus. The Society has grown rapidly over recent years and our ability to maintain the high levels of training and education throughout our organisation has been the key to our success. All of our staff team should be proud of their dedication and excellence in their roles within the Society.
Outstanding Contribution to Care Phil Miller, of Wirral Autistic Society Award sponsored by Home Instead and presented by Carolynne Favager, Quality Support Manager at Home Instead Senior Care
We were also delighted that Phil Miller was recognised with the award for Outstanding Contribution to Care. Phil has worked for Wirral Autistic Society for three years and supports a man with complex autism. Phil has an excellent relationship with him and, as part of his support team, has significantly improved his quality of life.”
Saluting all the winners and nominees for awards, Sandra Kirkham, Managing Director at Progress to Excellence, said: “Everyone here at the awards recognises how important training and education is to our society.
“All our winners and nominees make a huge difference to the lives of people in their communities by their everyday efforts in the workplace. Their hard work and determination is an inspiration.”