City for Children and Young People East Midlands ADCS Awayday 18.07.08 Integrated Working - Derby
The Approach in Derby • Integrating Children's Services Project • Positioning services • Evolution • Minimising risk • Strong partnership • Area / Neighbourhood Management • Pilot
Children and Young People’s Dept AD – Locality Services HOS Social Care & CC Area Three HOS Social Care & CC Area Two HOS Child Care Family Learning HOS Education Welfare HOS Area One HOS Youth Team Leader Social Work Health Co-ordinator Integrated Team Leader Youth Support Integrated Team Leader Under 11s x 3 Education Welfare School Nursing Health Visiting Social Care Children’s Centres Youth Service Education Welfare Connexions School Nursing Social Care Other Divisions – Learning; Performance and Commissioning; Strategic Support; Specialist Services
The Integrated Journey in Locality 1 • Confusing • Hysteria • Challenging • Exhausting • Chaotic • Testing • Premature • Journey • Tension • Learning • Change • Laughter • Support • Isolated • Frustrating • Storming • Forming • Norming • Complex • Energising • Rewarding
Structure 0 to 11 teams - Children’s Centres, Family Visitors, Social Workers, Social Care Family Support, Health Visitors, Nursery Nurses, School Nurses, Education Welfare, Children’s Centre Co-ordinators Youth Support Team - Connexions, Youth Service, Social Care Family Support, School Nursing, Education Welfare
Management Arrangements (example with PCT) See handout!!
Journey • Some locality, others not. • Virtual to co-location. • Very different way of working. • Not command and control or knowledge based. • Need a leap of faith. • Limited resources.
Learned/Helped • Culture • Dependent • Autonomous • Team development. • Reflective practice. • Management arrangements. • Multi-agency working in schools. • Positive impact on performance e.g. NEET. • Staff like it. • Virtual good, co-located better. • Positive conversations. • Networking – trusting relationships across the partnership. • Leadership informed by practice.
What’s Better? • Performance • Co-ordination • Communication • Understanding of each other • Holistic approach • Access to service • Getting in there more quickly