NISCC Professional in Practice Awards 2016


Congratulations to the 18 successful social workers from the South Eastern Trust who achieved their Professional in Practice Social Work Awards from the Northern Ireland Social Care Council.

Professional in Practice Award Ceremony took place recently at the Dunadry Hotel and Joe Blake, Chair of NISCC Professional in Practice welcomed successful candidates their families, guests and colleagues to celebrate their success.

Consolidation Award

Gareth Muir, Safeguarding, Lisburn 2nd Row 4th from left

Elaine Pollock, Safeguarding Downpatrick, 2nd row 5th from left

Catherine Dallat, Gateway Downpatrick, 2nd row 1st on right

David Bolster, Lakewood, Jonathan Cundick William Street Assessment unit, and Cathy Gardner, Community Addictions Lisburn also achieved their Consolidation Award but were unable to attend the ceremony.

Specialist Award

Laura King, Safeguarding Children Lisburn, 3rd row 4th from right

Sandra Lowe, Safeguarding Children, Bangor, 3rd row 4th from left

Lindsay Adams, Safeguarding Children Lisburn, Siofra Fairbairn, Safeguarding Children Downpatrick, Judith Hanna, Safeguarding Children Downpatrick, Joanne Kelly Community Addiction Ards, Marie McKendry Safeguarding Children Stewartstown Road, Patrick Moan Older People Lisburn and Laura Rice Laganvalley Hospital also achieved their Specialist Award but were unable to attend the ceremony.

Leadership and Strategic Award

Susan Ritchie, Learning Development and Research Team, Downpatrick, 2nd row 2nd from left

Michael Mulholland, Safeguarding Children, Lisburn, 2nd row, 3rd from left

Karen McDonald, Mental Health Ards, also achieved her Leadership and Strategic Award but was unable to attend the ceremony.