Substance Misuse Team up for Top Award
Surrey and Sussex Probation Trust (SSPT) has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award for its work with drug and alcohol-addicted offenders in Surrey.
SSPT's Substance Misuse Team is contracted by the county's multi-agency Drug and Alcohol Action Team (DAAT) to deliver drug and alcohol treatment to offenders in the county.
It has reached the final in Customer Focus category of the LondoN Excellence Awards, which recognise and celebrate the country's outstanding companies and public sector organisations. The winner will be annonced at a ceremony at Lord's Cricket Ground, London, on Monday (18 July).
The London Excellence Awards recognise organisations for improvements they have made in their performance. The rigorous assessment process is designed to provide feedback that will raise their achievements still further. The awards go only to organisations which can demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in everything from results, leadership and management systems to people development and corporate social responsibility.
Open to organisations across the UK, the finalists represent sectors as diverse as construction, property management, parks management, transport, housing, education and youth support.