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