Hampshire is delivering a system wide change that places children and families at the centre of a multi-disciplinary service, based around a single ‘Hampshire Approach’ and evidence based practice. The service model will be supported by process and technology, driving efficiencies to release capacity of staff so they can undertake evidence based work with children and families, building strength and resilience in families. Whilst many of the elements are Hampshire focused at first, the learning, resources and tools are being developed in a way that allows them to form a central part of their sector led improvement offer.
Hampshire is transforming its service around five key principles:
Hampshire is re-designing its Children’s Social Care Service with a focus on three key areas:
Hampshire will use its role as a PiP to build and develop internal capacity and resilience in order to be able to effectively support, enable and build learning within the sector. Hampshire’s sector led offer will be developed and delivered in phases, working in collaboration with regional partners to support the development of a culture of self improvement within the sector. The first phase was launched in October 2017: Hampshire will be working alongside the South East authorities who are keen to share their learning. Inititallly Hampshire will be supporting other authorities on establishing and managing an effective front door, effective performance management and quality assurance, and leadership and management.