CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S PARTNERSHIP BOARD Economic Well-being and Quality of Life Sub Board (and BSF Stakeholder Board) - Terms of Reference This is a strategic Sub-Board of the Children and Young People’s Partnership Board (CYPPB). The CYPPB is responsible for delivery of the Every Child Matters Change for Children agenda and improved outcomes for children and young people in Camden in line with the Children Act 2004. Responsibilities The Sub-Board is responsible for Ensuring delivery of the outcomes for Achieving Economic Well-being and Quality of Life in accordance with Camden’s CYP Plan Agreeing arrangements for inter-agency co-operation in developing and delivering services that enhance the quality of life and life chances of children and young people in line with Camden’s Children and Young People’s Plan Achieving high levels of performance against all indicators and inspection criteria for Achieving Economic Well-being and Quality of Life. Ensuring efficiency and value for money in service provision through effective partnership and financial arrangements Ensuring cross-cutting themes identified in Camden’s Children & Young People’s Plan are integral to all actions and service provision The Sub-Board has a specific remit for Enabling all young people to engage in further education, employment or training on leaving school. Encouraging young people to develop enterprising behaviour. Addressing key barriers for children and young people and their families with regards to housing. Ensuring access to a good quality environment, including school grounds, housing estates, open spaces and recreational areas. Supporting parents and carers to maximise life choices and improve the quality of life of their families. Ensuring the 14-19 Strategy delivers for all particularly vulnerable and locally under achieving groups. The Sub-Board will Agree short, medium and long term priorities for development and change, based on analysis of need, and make recommendations to the CYPPB Agree annual Action Plans in line with Camden’s CYP Plan Ensure available resources from all partners are directed to achieving priority outcomes and monitor use of resources in line with partners’ established procedures and protocols Make recommendations to the Commissioning Group for commissioning of services where appropriate Monitor performance against all relevant PIs and inspection criteria Review and evaluate priorities and impact of actions to ensure improved outcomes for all Camden’s children and young people, particularly those who are vulnerable Act as a stakeholder board for Camden’s BSF (Building Schools for Future) programme The Sub-Board will also Contribute to relevant sections of the Local Authority Annual Performance Assessment and other inspections as appropriate Ensure that all partners, where relevant, have robust risk management procedures in place Ensure that all strategic plans have followed an appropriate consultation process and are coordinated with the plans of the other Sub-Boards Take a lead in areas of cross-cutting work as requested by the CYPPB Contribute to cross-cutting themes and areas of work as requested by Chairs of other Sub-Boards Accountabilities The Sub-Board is accountable to Camden’s CYPPB, which reports through the Local Strategic Partnership. The Sub-Board has delegated authority from the CYPPB to sign off local strategies / plans such as the Childcare strategy, and the 14 – 19 strategy which support the delivery of agreed over-arching priorities in Camden’s CYP Plan. Recommendations about significant changes to the use of resources and/or local priorities will be presented to the CYPPB for decision. Regular progress reports will be presented to the CYPPB as requested. Sub-Board members will remain accountable through the management and decision- making structures of their own organisations The Sub-Board can be supported by a range of sub groups. The Chair, in collaboration with the Chairs of the other Sub-Boards, will decide what sub groups are necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the Sub-Board. In setting up sub groups the Chair will have regard to effective and efficient use of resources. Members of sub groups will work in partnership to ensure delivery of services which improve outcomes for children and young people Membership The Sub-Board is chaired and led by the Assistant Director from Children, Schools and Families – Learning and School Effectiveness. The Vice Chair is from the wider partnership and will be agreed by the Sub-Board at the October meeting. The Sub-Board has multi-agency membership relevant to the outcome area, including voluntary and community sector representation. Members of the Sub-Board are sufficiently senior to make decisions about committing resources to deliver the local priorities agreed in Camden’s CYP Plan follow through such decisions within their organisations and follow up the implications of monitoring and evaluation within their organisations Economic Wellbeing Sub Board Membership: 1 CSF Gail Tolley, AD Learning and School Effectiveness 2 LSC (Learning & Skills Richard Bell, Partnership Director for Council) Islington and Camden 3 Housing & Adult Social Care David Padfield, AD Housing Management 4 Culture & Environment Gerri Scott, AD Community Development and Regeneration 4 Early Years and Sure Start Barbara Sampson 6 Adult and Community Learning Brian Mitchell 7 Education Inclusion and Lisa Clarke Safeguarding 8 EMAS Karen Thomas 9 Secondary schools John Dowd, Head, Haverstock School 10 Secondary schools Fiona Millar, Governor 11 Special schools Donna McCallum, Chalcot School 12 Youth and Connexions Nick French 13 Westminster Kingsway Francis White, Vice Principal College 14 Somali Community Mohamoud Hassan Development (VCS) Co-opted members for year 1 Colin Adams - Secondary Link Improvement Partner (for C&YP Plan priority: “Ensure the 14-19 Strategy delivers for all particularly vulnerable and locally under achieving groups”) Satwat Rehman - Early Years and Sure Start (for C&YP Plan priority: “Develop a childcare strategy to support parents into employment and training”) Paul Horobin – Play Service (for C&YP Plan priority: “Develop a childcare strategy to support parents into employment and training”) Frequency of Meetings The Sub-Board will meet at least once every three months.