Thurrock social service schemes in line for awards

TWO social services initiatives in Thurrock have been short listed in the finals of the Skills for Care Accolades.

Satash, a residential care home for adults with learning disabilities, in South Ockendon, is down to the final three in the “best employer of under 250 staff category”.

Thurrock’s Therapeutic Foster Care Partnership is also in the final three in the “most effective practice in workforce development across partner agencies” category.

Both initiatives are Thurrock Council led.

The award winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Dorchester Hotel in London on Thursday, November 25.