'Inspirational' Kneesworth social worker wins silver award

PUBLISHED: 12:58 12 December 2014 | UPDATED: 12:58 12 December 2014

The Social Worker of the Year Awards 2014 takes place at The Lancaster Hotel, Central London on November 28, 2014.

The Social Worker of the Year Awards 2014 takes place at The Lancaster Hotel, Central London on November 28, 2014.

Matt Grayson, Felicity Crawshaw

A social worker has received national recognition for her support of vulnerable people at a prestigious awards ceremony.

Linda Ram was named Mental Health Social Worker of the Year runner up at the Social Worker of the Year Awards in London on Friday.

Linda is head of social work and patient related services of a 157 hospital at Kneesworth House in Kneesworth.

She said: “I feel really humbled and delighted to win this award, because there are so many fantastic mental health social workers out there.

“I’d like to thank my employer, Partnerships in Care, for supporting my vision, all the loyal staff and colleagues I’ve worked with, and the service users who have taught me everything.”

The judges described Linda as a ‘great inspiration’ and said her entry showed the ‘impact that social work can have in improving holistic care and outcomes of people.’

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