Education, Training and Development Award
Winner: Walking with the Wounded
Walking With The Wounded is changing the lives of former personnel, who are unemployed or at risk of losing the jobs, in its work with the Essex Veterans Mental Health Team. Using a bespoke, Individual Placement and Support approach they have become the first veteran service in the UK to be names an IPS Centre of Excellence for Veterans by the Centre for Mental Health.
Sponsored by: Capita
Award presented by: General Officer Commanding, Home Command, Lt General Tyrone Urch
Fergus Williams, Director of Operations at WWTW said: “Walking with the Wounded is delighted to have won the Education, Training and Development Award from Soldering On. We are incredibly proud of our IPS Centre of Excellence in Colchester and the quality employment support service we are able to provide the ex-servicemen and women referred to us from the NHS veteran mental health team.”
Erika Bannerman, Executive Officer, People Solutions, Capita said: “As learning and development experts, working in partnership with the military, Capita is proud to support the Education, Training and Development Award. In recognition of this partnership, it gave me great pleasure to jointly present the award with Lieutenant General Tyrone Urch. We were both hugely impressed with the nominations and want to extend a special congratulations to Walking With The Wounded for their well-deserved win.”