Governance

The Partnership Context

The Children’s Trust forms one of a number of strategic partnerships with whom it needs to work to provide concerted effort on persistent and cross cutting challenges. The below provides a brief summary on the major partnerships the Children’s Trust will work with to deliver its priorities.

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Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Economic Partnership (LEP)

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) was launched in May 2011.  Private sector-led, it is a partnership between the private and public sectors and is driving the economic strategy for the area, determining local priorities and undertaking activities to drive growth and the creation of local jobs. In order to enable high quality and robust pathways for young people into training and employment with the right skills it will be essential to maintain links with the LEP and Cornwall’s Employment and Skills Board.

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Health and Wellbeing Board

The Health and Wellbeing Board will provide a forum through which elected members, Council officers, NHS Kernow and patient champions will promote joint working and coordinated commissioning across the public health agenda to tackle health inequalities.

Safer Cornwall

Safer Cornwall is the chosen name for the statutory community safety partnership which covers Cornwall. Safer Cornwall leads on the provision of a coordinated responses to community safety issues many of which have a cross cutting impact upon children, young people and families in Cornwall including domestic abuse and sexual violence; alcohol and substance misuses; anti social behaviour and reducing re offending.

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB)

The Safeguarding Children Board is the key statutory mechanism for agreeing how relevant organisations will work together to promote, safeguard and protect the welfare of children and young people. It agrees how local services and professionals working with children should co-operate to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.