Presentation on theme: "The YorOK Children & Young People’s Workforce working together for children, young people and families."— Presentation transcript:
The YorOK Children & Young People’s Workforce working together for children, young people and families
What is a Children’s Trust? A partnership of organisations responsible for services for children, young people and families A shared commitment to improving children's lives Working together to ensure every child has his/her needs met
Aim of a Children’s Trust To ensure that all children have the support they need to ensure they are healthy, stay safe, enjoy life and achieve well at school and beyond, make a positive contribution to society and achieve economic well being.
York’s Children’s Trust arrangements are called:
YorOK Vision York is a city making history and its children are our future. Every child and young person in York deserves the chance to reach their full potential and live their dreams. We will stretch the most able, support those who start at a disadvantage, and protect and nurture the most vulnerable.
Achieving this vision depends on the hard work and commitment of the people who work every day with children, young people and their families Image from North Yorkshire Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership
The YorOK Workforce Everyone who works with or for children, young people and families, both paid and unpaid, all of whom have a role to play in supporting better outcomes
YorOK Workforce Strategy Sets out the YorOK Children’s Trust’s commitment to its workforce and to ensuring that its members have the support, information and skills they need to improve outcomes for the children, young people and families with whom they work
The Vision for the YorOK Children and Young People’s Workforce We recognise the critical role of our children and young people’s workforce in achieving our vision that every child and young person in York can reach their full potential and live safe, happy and fulfilled lives. We want our children and young people’s workforce to be: ambitious for every child and young person to reach their full potential; excellent in their practice; committed to partnership and integrated working; respected and valued as practitioners; dedicated to keeping children and young people safe.
Activity Look at the priorities within the YorOK Workforce Strategy (page 14) Colour in each arc of the blank rainbow according to how far you think York is towards achieving these aspirations
The Children’s Trust Unit The CTU is a partnership resource that supports the YorOK Children’s Trust arrangements. The Unit is based in the Local Authority and includes: Parenting Team Teenage Pregnancy & Sexual Health Coordinator Family Information Service Workforce Development Training and Development Unit Integrated Working Team
Where to find out more YorOK Website www.yor-ok.org.uk/workforce