Decision details

Moving Support and Prevention Team to the Pathways Structure

Reference: D57423

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director of Children & Families agreed to:
• endorse the proposal to move the Support and Prevention Team, currently sitting under the Health and Wellbeing Service, to the Pathways Team which is part of the Youth Service Projects.
• endorse the move of the budget from the Health and Wellbeing Service to the Pathways Team.
• agree the following proposals to the structure including the realignment and/assimilate roles as follows:
? Deletion of the currently vacant Health and Wellbeing Officer PO2 (1 fte) post.
? Creation of 1 fte Advanced YW Practitioner grade AYWP. The budget from the deletion of the post above will be utilised to fund this new post.
? For the current employee who has been undertaking the existing ESIF funded Advanced YW Practitioner grade AYWP role through acting up arrangements, to be assimilated into post on a substantive basis.
? ESIF funded Youth Workers 1.47 fte grade YKWR. 2 existing employees undertake this youth work as additional hours. The current structure has 2 fte vacant youth worker posts of which 1 fte will be used to assimilate these 2 employees.
? Temporary Compliance Officer C3- 1 fte, funded through ESIF. The purpose of this role is no longer required at the end of the temporary contract’s natural end when funding ceased on 31 December 2023The post will be deleted from structure.

Wards Affected: Various;

Contact: Lyndsey Mortimer, Service Delivery Manager - Families First 0113 3787888 Email:

Publication date: 03/05/2024

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