The Social Value in Construction Conference will bring social enterprises and social businesses together with public commissioning authorities, construction and housing to showcase innovation and share best practice from across the sector.
The event will bring together social enterprises, social businesses and wider third sector organisations from the health, well-being and social care sectors.
This event is being held by West Midlands Children’s Improvement Board a follow-on from the operational peer challenge of all 14 local authority’s self-assessments by DCSs and their strategic managers in October 2014.
Free conference for social workers
This regional event aimed at Safeguarding Board representatives will provide an opportunity to reinforce the requirements within the Care Act and ensure all WM Partners have sufficient understanding of their new role post 1st April 2015.
Hearing the voice of the child has been an improvement priority for the region for 2014/15 and the Principal Social Worker’s Network have come together to put on this exciting event to provide the opportunity to share good practice and an opportunity to reflect with other practitioners and managers on how we hear the voice of the child.
Big Lottery Fund has appointed Social Finance in partnership with the Local Government Association (LGA) to offer a support package for those developing Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) and other Payment by Results (PbR) based social investments as part of Commissioning Better Outcomes.
Cornerstone Barristers has been engaged by the LGA to develop and deliver the high level legal literacy training needed to support councils as they implement the Care Act.
Part two of the Care Act Consultation designed to facilitate input to the consultation and to support local implementation of the Act.
This event has been organised by the PVVP Programme led by Stephen Rimmer, but the invite has been extended to all Local Authorities in the West Midlands in order to share learning effectively.