Presentation on theme: "East London Solutions. Our purpose Re-shape services to customer needs Deliver greater efficiencies Better use of capacity and skills Improve capability."— Presentation transcript:
Our purpose Re-shape services to customer needs Deliver greater efficiencies Better use of capacity and skills Improve capability for partnership Increase collaboration in East London Challenge the Status Quo Improve awareness of opportunities Our Vision "Deliver and commission shared and collaborative services and products to facilitate improvement, efficiency and innovation. East London Solutions
East London Solutions Governance Memorandum of Understanding signed by Leaders CE of Havering Chair of Management Group Directors of Resources from all boroughs Quarterly CE and Leaders Meetings A range of groups across most professional areas (Childrens, Adults, Procurement, Legal, ICT etc) Ownership by all the Partners - leads and support. As projects emerge they are cleared through political processes of relevant authorities Benefits Realisation Board set up
ELS Childrens Programme – Background ELS Directors of Childrens Services working together since August 2010. Number of activities progressing including: –Placements –Procurements –Educational Psychology
East London Solutions Childrens Programme covers a wide Programme of work. This includes collaborative procurements, joint roles and shared services. However, examples of some of the projects that we are progressing are:
Procurements There are 6 joint procurements within Childrens Services. These are: –Personal Support –Independent Travel Training –School Improvement –Contact –Short Breaks –Connexions
Independent Travel Training Procurement Involves developing travel independence, as well as social and associated skills. Arrangement piloted and full procurement now taking place Covers Childrens and Adults Services Cost avoidance savings of only one borough leading are £75,000 Cashable savings significant in each borough due to reduced passenger transport cost.
Short Breaks Procurement Covers breaks and activities for disabled children including adventure activities and overnight breaks. Set up in a way to allow for personalised budgets. Led by Waltham Forest, and Havering, Tower Hamlets, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham are being named as potential users. Aiming to make cashable savings through reduced rates and volume discounts.
Educational Psychology Waltham Forest, Newham and Barking and Dagenham have appointed a joint Principal Educational Psychologist Cashable savings through joint recruitment costs and ongoing cost of employment split three ways Attracted best in the market due to unique opportunity Longer term trajectory is for a shared service. This should unlock further efficiency and cash savings as well as a resilient service.
Translations Partnership Newham Language Shop is recognised as a model of best practice for Translation and Interpretation services Newham are providing services to Newham, Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham, Waltham Forest, Enfield and Havering under a hosted and equal Partnership Agreement. Cashable savings of £200,000 for four boroughs first year. Non cashable savings include streamlined processes, procurement savings and improved demographic data. A focus will be the employment of local freelance staff
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