A housing association employee is building a bright future after winning a top regional award.
Jamie Trotter, a housing management trainee at Accent Housing, has been named as New Professional of the Year in the Chartered Institute of Housing’s North West Regional Awards.
The annual award showcase the work of housing associations and their employees across England.
As the winner of a North West Regional Award, Jamie has now been shortlisted for a national Housing Heroes Award. These will bring together all the regional winners for the selection of an outright winner in Manchester in June.
Jamie said: “I have been fortunate enough to work in a number of roles within Accent and learn a variety of new skills which are helping me to understand the business and the needs of our customers.”
Regional Housing Director for Accent Shaun Finegan, who nominated Jamie, said: “Jamie’s nomination and success in the award is down to his hard work and willingness to push himself and develop new skills. He has contributed a huge amount to Accent and our customers.”
Accent Housing in Burnley, part of Accent Group, employs 30 staff at its office in Lodge Square.