Loyalty of long-serving staff rewarded

Chief Executive of Action Mental Health, David Babington (right) confers Jim Sim with his long-service award

A troupe of loyal Action Mental Health staff have been rewarded for their dedication to the charity by receiving long-service awards.

Fulfilling a variety of roles across Action Mental Health, the group includes Roslyn Young, who joined the charity 25 years ago. Roslyn is an Employment Officer with AMH New Horizons and is based at New Horizons Newry and Mourne.

Fellow Newry and Mourne colleague, Project Administrator, Andrea McCaul received her 15-year long-service award in recognition of her time employed with the charity. The pair recently received their long-service awards from Peter Fitsimmons, chairman of Action Mental Health

Conferring the awards, Mr Fitzsimmons said the other long-standing personnel have provided excellent support for AMH clients.

“They are passionate about supporting initiatives to improve mental health and well-being in our community,” he added.

Other staff members who have demonstrated similar longevity of 15 years with Action Mental Health include Jenny Lyness, Skills Coach with AMH New Horizons Belfast; Catherine Clarson and Alan Telford, both Administrative Officers at AMH Central; Alison Reid, Client Development Co-ordinator and John Sim, Skills Coach, both from New Horizons Craigavon and Banbridge;

Leona Wright, Project Administrator in New Horizons Foyle and Aileen McClenaghan, Skills Coach in AMH Promote, also received their 15-year long-service awards.

AMH Chairman, Peter Fitzsimmons with Andrea McCaul, from New Horizons Newry & Mourne.
Roslyn Young receives her long-service award for 25 years at Action Mental Health.

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