Award for Kildare counselling service at Q Mark Awards

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Paula Campbell

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Award for Kildare counselling service at Q Mark Awards

Soraid McEntee from the EIQA pictured with Clodagh Judge and Bernie Coffey LES Kildare (Kildare LESN) at The National Q Mark Awards, Dublin.

A Kildare guidance and counselling service for the long term unemployed was nominated for a prestigious Q Mark Award for Quality Management System at this year’s National Q Mark Awards. 

LES Kildare (also known as LESN) provides guidance counselling to long  term  unemployed  clients,  helping  with  training,  funding,  advice  and career guidance in order that they feel supported into  job Ppacements, provided free to employers using their service.

“Being  nominated  for  an  EIQA  QMark  Award  has  given  our  Kildare  LESN  service  such  worth,  value,  self-esteem  and  Joy  on  this  our  21st  Anniversary  Celebration  Year  -  it  will  be  remembered  as  being  the  most  celebrated  and  joyous  event  ever  enjoyed  by  our  annually  contracted  Charitable  Service  by  this  wonderfully  dedicated  team  of  Board  Members,  Management,  Auditors  and  Staff. Thank  you  sincerely  EIQA” said Clodagh  Judge-Sherry, Chief  Operations  Officer

According to organisers The Q Mark Award is the highest accolade an Irish business can achieve, given both the intense competition and the exacting standards required. It is awarded only to companies who achieve the highest standards of quality and excellence.  This was  noted as being a very special year for the Q Mark Awards as the Excellence Ireland Quality Association (EIQA) celebrate 50 years trading.