Cheshire East Troubled Families Programme

Cheshire East Troubled Families Programme

The Troubled Families Programme has the ultimate aim to turn around the lives of troubled families in Cheshire East.
Cheshire East Borough Council
Cheshire East Troubled Families Programme
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Cheshire East Troubled Families Programme
Early Help Family Intervention Key Workers
Expression of Interest
Programme aim
The Troubled Families Programme has the ultimate aim to turn around the lives of troubled families in Cheshire East.
Programme objectives
Improve outcomes for families, to include national Troubled Families Programme priorities:

    • Improve children’s / young people’s attendance at school
    • Reduce incidence of crime and anti-social behaviour
    • Move adults into/close to work
    • Reduce costs to services

Reduce the demand on high cost specialist services (predominately social care and criminal justice)
Redesign systems to enable services to be more effective, efficient, equitable and sustainable
Further details about the national Programme can be found at:
http://www.communities.gov.uk/communities/troubledfamilies/< /SPAN>
http://www.education.gov.uk/childrenandyoungpeople/families/multipl eproblems
Further details about the local Programme are attached (one minute guide)
Contract objectives
Create and establish a network of Family Intervention Key Workers available to families in need of early help.
Develop a culture of Key Working throughout partner organisations and build the skills and confidence of staff in Key Worker roles.
Learn about effective and efficient ways to work with families in varying circumstances, levels of need, readiness to engage etc and use this to influence mainstream service provision
Learn about effective and efficient system processes and procedures and use this to influence changes to systems.
Scope
To provide Family Intervention Key Workers that:
Case manage families identified by Cheshire East system pathways and/or dataset intelligence.
Conduct appropriate family assessment and planning as part of delivery (to include participating in any Programme development of family assessment/planning tools).
Deliver interventions that challenge and support families and build their confidence, resilience and skills and reduce dependency.
Case record activity with families including tracking and monitoring returns via a specified tracking tool.
Participate in local multi-agency meetings regarding family pathways and case management.
Participate in Troubled Families Programme developments such as workshops, consultations, task and finish groups which form part of the culture and systems change activity.
Further details to be published on https://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk by 20 November 2012

Contact:
Mrs ELizabeth Smith
Email Address:
Liz.Smith@cheshireeast.gov.uk
Telephone:
07747
Address:
Delamere House
Delamere Street
Crewe
Cheshire
CW1 2LL
United Kingdom
Key Dates
01/02/2013
31/03/2015
09/11/2012 14:40
03/01/2013 17:00
Other Information
24 (months)
0 (months)
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Contract Attachment(s)
Attached/Link Name Size Date Uploaded
OMG – Troubled Families Programme.pdf 172kb 09/11/2012
CE TF Programme – Key Worker Procurement – EoI – Nov12.doc 32kb 09/11/2012