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Improving Outcomes for Children and Young People in Peterborough

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: Email: Tel: 01733 864139.


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