Excellence Awards Results 2016

The 2016 Employee Excellence and Recognition Awards are an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of teams and individuals during the business year 2015/16.

The goals of the Excellence and Recognition Awards are to:

  • Recognise the tremendous efforts and skills of our employees
  • Highlight examples of quality, innovation and success
  • Promote the Council’s aims and values and how these are turned into measurable achievements
  • Help us improve our overall performance by promoting and sharing best practice across our services.

Find out more about the award categories here.

Award CategoryName of EntryDepartmentRank
       
Service Innovation and Improvement Improving Connectivity in School Kitchens Customer Services Gold
Service Innovation and Improvement Building Standards D & I Silver
Service Innovation and Improvement Putting the customer at the heart of service delivery Customer Services Bronze
Service Innovation and Improvement Big impact through small steps – using elections work to support the SOA Customer Services Bronze
Service Innovation and Improvement New Customer Engagement Solutions Customer Services Bronze
       
Tacking Inequalities and Improving Health Care at Home – New Model of Care Customer Services Gold
Tacking Inequalities and Improving Health Supporting learners with English as an additional language on Bute. Community Services Silver
       
Achieving Better Outcomes Bute welcomes Refugees – Argyll and Bute’s Syrian Refugee Resettlement Programme Community Services Gold
Achieving Better Outcomes Universal Services Delivered Locally Customer Services Silver
Achieving Better Outcomes Cowal Money Advice Project – Argyll and Bute Family Pathway Community Services Bronze
Achieving Better Outcomes Combatting Serious Organised Crime D & I Bronze
Achieving Better Outcomes SQA Professional Development Award for Classroom and Support Assistants Community Services Bronze
       
Local Matters Empowering Loal democracy: Building the Capacity of our Community Councils Customer Services Gold
Local Matters Story of the month…. Reaching out to schools Community Services Silver
       
Strong and Sustainable Communities Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP)  Building Solid Foundations  Community Services Gold
Strong and Sustainable Communities South Islay Distilleries Path  D & I Silver
Strong and Sustainable Communities Argyll and Bute Sustainable Design Awards 2015/16 D & I Bronze
       
Provost Award Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP)  Building Solid Foundations  Community Services  
Making a Difference Morag Brown Community Services  
Award CategoryName of Entry
  
Employee of the Year James Lafferty
Team of the Year Replacement Customer Management System Project Team
Outstanding Achievement James Lafferty
A&B Manager of the Year Bob Miller
Excellent Customer Service Argyll and Bute Council Registration Service
   
CE Award James Lafferty