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Guidance for CSI Awards 2017 nominations

Most Inspiring New Scrutiny Panel

CSI Awards 2017 - Most Inspiring New Scrutiny Panel – This award will go to a new scrutiny panel (set up in the last 12 months) that has made significant progress e.g. recruitment of the panel, training, and completion of a first quality review.

The award shortlist will be drawn up based on the panels who can demonstrate:

  • A track record of achievements – to be illustrated by the reviews they have completed and the outcomes from these. The quality of reviews and the positive changes achieved will be more important than the number of reviews completed
  • Independence – the panel must be able to demonstrate that they operate independently e.g. managing their own budgets, choosing their own topics, networking with others to pick up on good practices, writing their own reports
  • Partnership – the panel will be able to demonstrate that they have an excellent working relationship with their landlord and board or councillors
  • Communications – the panel will be asked to provide examples about how it communicates with other involved tenants, wider tenant body and their landlord

Most inspiring Small Landlord Scrutiny Panel

CSI Awards 2017 - Most inspiring Small Landlord Scrutiny Panel – The award shortlist will be drawn up from panels from any small landlord type with less than 2000 properties who can demonstrate:

  • A track record of achievements – to be illustrated by the reviews they have completed and the outcomes from these. The quality of reviews and the positive changes achieved will be more important than the number of reviews completed
  • Independence – the panel must be able to demonstrate that they operate independently e.g. managing their own budgets, choosing their own topics, networking with others to pick up on good practices, writing their own reports
  • Partnership – the panel will be able to demonstrate that they have an excellent working relationship with their landlord and board or councillors
  • Communications – the panel will be asked to provide examples about how it communicates with other involved tenants, wider tenant body and their landlord

Most Inspiring Established Scrutiny Panel

CSI Awards 2017 – Most Inspiring Established Scrutiny Panel – The award shortlist will be drawn up from panels from any small landlord type – Stock transfer housing association, traditional housing association, ALMO or Local Authority from across the UK who can demonstrate:

 

The award shortlist will be drawn up based on the panels who can demonstrate:

 

  • A track record of achievements – to be illustrated by the reviews they have completed and the outcomes from these. The quality of reviews and the positive changes achieved will be more important than the number of reviews completed
  • Independence – the panel must be able to demonstrate that they operate independently e.g. managing their own budgets, choosing their own topics, networking with others to pick up on good practices, writing their own reports
  • Partnership – the panel will be able to demonstrate that they have an excellent working relationship with their landlord and board or councillors
  • Communications – the panel will be asked to provide examples about how it communicates with other involved tenants, wider tenant body and their landlord

Outstanding Individual Contribution 2017

CSI Awards 2017 – Outstanding Individual Contribution 2017 - The award shortlist will be drawn up of individuals from any housing landlord type and will recognise an individual panel member, inspector or mystery shopper who has demonstrated an high level of skill and knowledge.

  • A good team player, who helps others in their role e.g. by mentoring
  • Demonstrates exceptional commitment to their role
  • Who has an inclusive approach and who had consistently delivered the highest level of work and a dynamic contribution that benefits both the landlord and most importantly, the tenants.

Most Inspiring Tenant Board Member

CSI Awards 2017 – Most Inspiring Tenant Board Member – This award will go to the Tenant Board Members nominated by their Scrutiny Groups – recognising the commitment they have made to the Board or Housing Committee in transferring the lessons learned and knowledge they have brought back to the group. The Tenant Board Member will be able to demonstrate a dynamic input to the board activities which are both measurable and of value to the board – and ultimately in terms of service improvements. The judges will be looking for the quality of outcomes and tangible savings to the landlord and real improvements on behalf of the tenants. The winner and highly recommended recipients will be individuals who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to their role.

Most Inspiring Housing Involvement or Engagement Officer – Landlord or Contractor

CSI Awards 2017 – Most Inspiring Housing Involvement or Engagement Officer – Landlord or Contractor This award will go to the Housing Involvement or Engagement Officer nominated by their Scrutiny Group – recognising the commitment they have made to the Tenant Group in transferring their experience and mentoring the group to achieve the right outcomes for the landlord. The recipient will demonstrate a dynamic input to the board activities on behalf of the tenant group. They will be able to demonstrate effective two-way communication and will provide measurable impact analysis of the success and value to the board. Ultimately, success will be demonstrated by the level service improvements and tenant satisfaction. The judges will be looking for the quality of outcomes and tangible savings to the landlord and real improvements on behalf of the tenants. The winner and highly recommended recipients will be individuals who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to their role.

Lifetime Achievement Award

CSI Awards 2017 – Lifetime Achievement Award

This award will go to an individual who has made a lasting and lifelong commitment to the improvement of the lives of others within the social housing sector.

The judging panel would be delighted to receive nominations to this category from any housing organisation of any size.

For more information about winning submissions,
please see the Best Practices Information

If you would like further clarification, please contact Linda Levin, Judging Panel.
We will publish any questions Linda receives, along with her responses, to help everyone.

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