Two teams, comprising of Gwent Police support staff, have been nominated for national awards, after achieving excellence in their areas of expertise.
Firstly, the Southern Wales Police Procurement Collaboration team has been nominated as a finalist in the inaugural Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards Wales 2016/17. The team has been shortlisted in the category of GO Collaboration Award – Central Government and NHS.
The GO Awards Wales have eight categories to choose from and are open to public, private and third sector organisations. The ceremony will be held on 6th October at the Marriott Hotel in Cardiff.
The full list of finalists are as follows:
• NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership – Clinical Waste Collection and Disposal
• NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership – Procurement Services
• Southern Wales Police Procurement Collaboration team (South Wales Police, Dyfed-Powys Police and Gwent Police)
• Welsh Public Library Services, Welsh Government and National Procurement Service – Library Management System
Secondly, the Gwent Police Payroll team have reached the final of The Payroll World Awards 2016. The Payroll World Awards, recognise and reward hard work and best practice in the payroll industry. Now entering its 6th year, Payroll World’s established flagship event unites the industry for an evening of celebration.
The team have been shortlisted as finalists in the category of Payroll Team of the Year – Public Sector. The full list of finalists are:
• Bradford NHS Payroll Services
• Gwent Police
• Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
• National Assembly for Wales
• Surrey County Council
• University of Gloucestershire
• University of Lincoln
The ceremony will take place on 3rd November 2016 at Hilton London Bankside
Nigel Stephens, Assistant Chief Officer, responsible for resources said: “Support staff play a vital role in the police service and it is excellent to see our employees being recognised in this way. Our police staff work incredibly hard delivering services, usually behind the scenes. They are often the ‘unsung heroes’, so it is fantastic to see these awards recognising their hard work and dedication.”
Source:: Gwent Police News