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Firstline leader, Paul Allen wins Guardian Public Service Award

We are very happy to announce that Paul Allen, a Firstline leader from our Spring 2017 Cohort, has won the Leadership Excellence Award at last night’s Guardian Public Service Awards. Paul is a terrific social worker, much valued by his team, who truly deserved the award. It’s great to see Paul’s hard work recognised, along with children’s social workers and first line managers. Read The Guardian’s feature on Paul by clicking here, or scroll down for a selection of photos from the ceremony.

Paul featured in The Guardian today, as part of the public service awards supplement. 

Paul collecting the Leadership Excellence Award at last night’s ceremony. 

(L-R) Edith, Paul’s Leadership Development Advisor, Paul’s mum, Paul and his partner James. 

Paul and guests with the host of the awards, actor Sally Phillips.