Decision details

Transforming Youth Support Services

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education, Executive Member for Education, Children and Young People

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Purpose of report: Transforming Youth Support Services presents a review of the current City of York Council (CYC) Young People’s Services (YPS) and York Youth Offending Team (YorkYOT), and offers options and proposals on 3 interlinked areas of the new integrated service: • The York Youth Offer • Structure • Roles and Job Design. The Cabinet Member is asked to make decisions on the ‘York Youth Offer’; the overall structure of the new integrated service; and the approach to pursue in terms of roles and job design.


RESOLVED:(i)That Option 2 in Annex A of the Report be agreed as the basis of the restructuring of the Youth Support Services with effect from September 2011.


                             (ii)That the York Youth Offer set out in Annex A be agreed as the high level framework both for restructuring Youth Support Services and for engaging with the voluntary, community, faith and uniformed youth sectors.


                             (iii)That the proposal for a staged approach to harmonisation of pay and conditions as set out in Annex A be endorsed as the starting point for consultation and negotiation with staff and unions.


REASON:            To continue with a process of integration of all youth support services that started a year ago, and to enable these services to operate within the revised budget set by Council.

Report author: Simon Page

Publication date: 12/07/2011

Date of decision: 11/07/2011

Decided at meeting: 11/07/2011 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education

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