Decision details

Restructure of Family Connect Service

Decision Maker: Managing Director, Children and Young People - Gerard Jones

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The report seeks approval for a restructure of the Family Connect Service as set out in the staff consultation report and amended following consultation with staff and trade unions.
As part of the wider development of place based working, and in order to support delivery of better outcomes for children and families, the proposed restructure reorganises the service around five district teams, together with a Development and Domestic Abuse team, and the inclusion of early help staff in an integrated children’s services team in the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub. The proposals are a first phase in developing an integrated, multi-agency early help offer.

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: the restructure be approved in order to deliver service improvement together with an agreed budget saving.

Reasons for the decision:

1.To approve the proposed restructure, in order to deliver service improvement together with an agreed budget saving.
2.To retain the existing structure

Alternative options considered:

2.To retain the existing structure

Publication date: 30/03/2021

Date of decision: 26/03/2021

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