Presentation on theme: "1. Children and Young People's Plan Following from the previous update, the consultation period has now finished and we are moving into the 'Making sense."— Presentation transcript:
1. Children and Young People's Plan Following from the previous update, the consultation period has now finished and we are moving into the 'Making sense of it all' period. This will take place over the coming months with some initial priorities, which will be out to consultation, identified in April-May. Just to reiterate a huge thank you to all of the services that supported the consultation. The insight was fantastic and it has provided a solid foundation for the future plan. Southwark council updates
2. Southwark Safeguarding Children's Board In line with national legislation change there is a local review of the work and governance of the board locally. This includes consideration as to how we increase the representation of faith and community groups on the board. This follows a successful recruitment of lay members to the board last year.
Clarification, comments, questions? Other issues to be raised? CAS will put to council for response to the group. , speak to us after. Response
New year, new approach to how CAS can Lobby the council (& others) Give the sector more influence Represent our members – you Improving how CAS represents and lobbies for the voluntary sector
How? Series of ‘Summits’ to improve partnership between sector and council New system of elected representatives (Reps) New policy strategy This session Update members on these changes More importantly – you tell us what you want from CAS Key issues/threats facing orgs Coproduction Joint, strong responses to policy changes, positions
Action plan Safeguarding Create a multi-agency safeguarding hub Allow VCS to access central social services C.A.F for assessments Review make up of the safeguarding board Sustainability, collaboration and coproduction Create CAS collaboration forum Create collaboration toolkit Unit costing training Impact measurement training
Action plan Areas to address Greater VCS role at every stage of the commissioning cycle (from needs assessment to evaluation) Quality mark? Is there anything missing? What should be prioritised?
Write up report in light of discussion Inform the CAS Influencing and organisational strategy Circulate via CASCADE at the end of January 2013 Contact details Andy Boaden Next steps