Mayo North East – Mayo Local Employment Service wins gold at The National Q Mark Awards
- November 27, 2017
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Local Employment Services
The National Q Mark Awards | Friday September 29th | Clayton Hotel, Dublin 4
Its official! Mayo Local Employment Service has won a National Q Mark Award for Best Quality Management System in Local Employment Services at The National Q Mark Awards. Their nomination put them in the top 6.75% of all audits completed by the EIQA on the island of Ireland and this win means they are at the very top of the Q for highest standards of Quality and Excellence.
Orlagh Denney, Local Employment Services Manager said “winning the award is an outstanding achievement. It is public recognition of the high-quality standards in our person-centered approach to service delivery, whilst adhering to the highest standard of governance, transparency and accountability.”
Known as The Oscars of Business Excellence, The Q Mark Award is the highest accolade an Irish business can achieve, given both the intense competition and the exacting standards required. Speaking at this year’s awards Irene Collins, Managing Director of EIQA said “It’s fantastic to see the Q Mark framework getting the desired results for Orlagh and her team as they clearly demonstrate that when a team works together they truly can provide a sustainable quality service”
Mayo Local Employment Service is contracted by the Department of Social Protection to deliver the Pathways to Work activation programme aimed at recipients of Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) or Benefit and additionally to provide a Walk-In service to individuals who present themselves to the LES for support by their own choice. Mayo LES has adopted a local everywhere approach and have nine offices dotted around county Mayo manned by sixteen permanent staff.