NEWS: ng homes celebrates Investors in Young People Gold Award

17 April 2019

NEWS: ng homes celebrates Investors in Young People Gold Award

ng homes has been awarded Investors in Young People (IIYP) Gold status.

Investors in People Scotland (now Remarkable) assessed the Association against the wider Advanced Framework over two days during March.

The review assessed how ng homes attracts, recruits, supports, guides, develops and retains young people and this involved assessor Alix Malcolm meeting with a number of young people and managers who have mentored and supported the young people at work.

Alix was very impressed by the organisation and spoke very highly of all the people that she met, saying: “The young people that I met with are great ambassadors who spoke positively about their experiences with you. The overall feedback I received was very encouraging and insightful which is further testimony of your commitment and desire to support young people.”

Tony Sweeney, ng homes depute director (corporate services), said: “We currently have the Investors in People Gold and Health & Wellbeing Awards and we have also had Investors in Young People recognition in place since 2016. At this time we felt ready to be assessed against the Advanced Framework and we are delighted that this has resulted in the IIYP Gold Award.

“I would like to thank our Assessor, Alix Malcolm for carrying out this comprehensive review and for sharing her specialist knowledge, support and guidance along the way. I would also like to thank all of our staff who took part in the review process. It was a very positive experience by all accounts and the Outcomes Report identifies many areas of good practice together with some excellent recommendations for continuous improvement.”

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