Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED to:
1. Endorse the strategic proposals relating to the provision of services for children and young people, namely:
a) The approach taken to the recruitment and retention of social workers, team managers, conference chairs and reviewing officers;
b) Reviewing management of referrals into the service, the role of the local authority designated officer and the audit function;
c) Creating a more sustainable social work service in the longer term through multi-disciplinary teams;
d) The strategic approach to tackling neglect; and
e) Implementing new technological approaches to assist business transformation.
2. Agree that a further financial analysis is completed of these proposals to enable full consideration of the financial implications arising, with a report presented back to Cabinet in due course.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/08/2015
Decision due: 3 Aug 2015 by Cabinet
Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children's Services
Lead director: Corporate Director People and Communities
Contact: Lou Williams, Service Director: Children's & Safeguarding Cambridgehire County Council & Peterborough City Council Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Tel: 01733 864139.