Weymouth Job Centre Worker Doing A Top Job
3:51pm 29th November 2012
A civil servant who works at Weymouth Job Centre Plus has been recognised at the annual civil service awards.
Janet Williams is a personal adviser at the Department for Work and Pensions.
She was honoured for her outstanding work in getting to know her clients and doing whatever it takes to get them back into employment.
Janet recently appeared in a DVD demonstrating 'what good looks like' to support national improvements across DWP. This is being distributed to 750 Jobcentres and incorporated into operation managers training
Receiving the award, Janet said:
"I have really enjoyed my role in providing tailored support to all my customers to assist them in moving into work quickly as well as working closely with local employers to help them fill their vacancies successfully and sustainably.
"I am delighted to have received the award."
Head of the Civil Service, Sir Bob Kerslake who presented Janet with her award said:
"This has been an exciting and challenging year for the Civil Service and these awards are an opportunity to celebrate the significant contribution that Civil Servants make to the lives of people in this country.
"Janet has consistently shown a commitment to providing an outstanding service to the employers and candidates who use Job Centre Plus. Her determination to move people quickly back into work is exactly what the Government is looking for.
"Janet, and the other nominees this evening, have demonstrated that the Civil Service can continue to deliver the highest standard of public service throughout the government's challenging reform programme"
Minister for Cabinet Office Francis Maude said:
"These awards showcase the strengths of the UK Civil Service which we need to build on as part of the Civil Service Reform plan.
"All nominees for awards this evening have demonstrated what the Civil Service is capable of and show commitment and dedication to public service which everyone should aspire to."