Archives for August 1st, 2003

NEW SERVICE TO BOOST CARE WORK RECRUITMENT

Headlines, PublicNet: 1 August, 2003

A comprehensive new information service has been launched as part of the drive to recruit new social care workers and to train those already in the profession. It will provide information on career options and details of training requirements.The new service has been developed to build on the existing recruitment telephone helpline. Telephone answering staff will be provided with material from the General Social Care Council and TopssEngland, the employers’ organisation for social services. This will help them to answer questions on approved social work courses and what financial assistance is available to students.

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SERVICE AGREEMENT STUDY DRAWS LESSONS FROM TWO COUNCILS

Headlines, PublicNet: 1 August, 2003

Local Public Service Agreements – the contracts established by central and local government aimed at improving the provision of local services – must be fully integrated within the wider improvement strategy of the local authority, according to a new report by the New Local Government Network and the Improvement and Development Agency – IDeA.The joint publication, “Improvement and the use of Local Public Service Agreements – lessons from Kent and Middlesbrough” draws on casework within two high-performing councils and examines how their LPSAs have been used to drive improvement. The two authorities are demographically different but the report finds both have succeeded in achieving real and sustained improvement for their communities.

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