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Workforce Development In Norfolk


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A presentation given at one of the National Youth Agency's regional events on the Governments new ten yearyouth strategy, called "Aiming High". …

A presentation given at one of the National Youth Agency's regional events on the Governments new ten yearyouth strategy, called "Aiming High".

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  • 1. Workforce Development in Norfolk NYA November 2007
  • 2. Where are we?
    • Workforce Development is a work stream in the Children and Young people’s Plan
    • Part of LSCB
    • Part of Chamber of Commerce
    • Part of Voluntary Sector Forum
    • Part of East Anglia HEI partnership
  • 3. What do we want in Norfolk?
    • A competent, confident and safe workforce
    • A workforce people desire to be part of
    • A well led and managed workforce
    • A workforce service users trust
  • 4. How are we doing this?
    • Competent
      • Audit our job descriptions
      • Audit our service on qualifications
      • Offer qualifications – level 2 – PHD
      • Rewrite jds to reflect in appraisals
      • 360 feedback
      • Warner and safer recruitment
      • Working in partnership
      • Strength based
  • 5. How are we doing this?
    • Capable
      • Roll out programme concerning solution focus, strength based programme
      • Wellbeing – restorative approaches
      • Performance management
      • Safer recruitment
      • Values, competencies
      • Sharing best practice
  • 6. How are we doing this?
    • Safe
      • Working in collaboration with LSCB
      • Safer recruitment and Warner interviews
      • Service users and empowerment
      • Concept and perception of safe
      • Contracts and commitment statements
      • Systems that share knowledge
  • 7. How are we doing this?
    • Well led and managed
      • New standards of Investors in People
      • Influenced the University of east Anglia to work in partnership to create a Master’s degree in leadership and management of the social, educational and health sector
      • Corporate leadership programme
      • Master classes
      • Sharing management responsibilities
  • 8. What does this mean?
    • We know what we want and we have to influence providers such as HEI’s to develop learning solutions for our future workers
    • Create traineeships/apprenticeships for young people to gain a profession in Norfolk
    • Work in partnership with training schools
    • Integrated qualification framework -
  • 9. Qualifications
    • City College – bac
    • UEA – credit modules for all workers of the children’s workforce not just social care
    • Evidence based
    • Quality assured
  • 10. What will Norfolk look like by 2010
    • Diverse
    • Multi lingual
    • Strong
    • Competent
    • A service for children, not a Children’s service