05 July 2017
Swindon CIT are award winning
Intervention and Treatment (CIT) team in Swindon has won the Social
Work Placement of the Year Award 2017 from Oxford Brookes
Third year social work student, Bridget Mwanakhu nominated the
team after spending her final year placement with them. Bridget
described Swindon CIT as having exemplary practice, and said she
will take what she has learned into the future wherever she
CIT Team Manager, Sara Ross and Senior Practitioner, Michele
Curr attended the awards ceremony held at Oxford Brookes University
and were both shocked and delighted to have won such a difficult
and competitive category.
Sara and Michele believe that having social work and nursing
students within the team is rewarding and allows us to question our
own practice. This award recognises their level of commitment to
the development of future practitioners. Everyone in the team was
thrilled to receive this positive award.
The annual Placement of the Year Awards celebrates excellence in
student practice education given by health and social care service
providers. The awards are voted for by students and they promote
and reward excellent practice in placements and learning
environments. Practice Placement Quality Lead at Health Education
England, Professor Val Heath presented the awards.
Congratulations to the Swindon CIT team.