Laura Sharman 01 February 2017

Free webinar: Critical lessons from merging councils in Australia

Free webinar: Critical lessons from merging councils in Australia image

Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils made history this month after becoming the first two districts in more than 40 years to approve a formal merger.

While other councils look set to follow in their footsteps – members of West Somerset District Council have voted in favour of merging with Taunton Deane – just what are the risks and challenges presented by such large scale change?

Promapp are holding a free webinar outlining what councils in the UK can learn from their Australian counterparts when it comes to implementing successful mergers and partnerships.

Virginia Cross, Manager Program Delivery Support at Central Coast Council, Australia will share how they managed large scale change effectively when they became a ‘super council’ with their merger with neighbouring council, Wyong Shire.

This webinar will also give participants the chance to discover how to put the local community at the centre of new mergers, how to give staff a feeling of ownership over the change, and how process mapping software can facilitate the due diligence process.

The webinar takes place Tuesday 28th February 2017 at 8.30am. Sign up for your free place now.

Mobilising the social care workforce image

Mobilising the social care workforce

A continued drive towards more mobile public services is needed to help overcome social care challenges in the bleak winter months, says David McKinney.
SIGN UP
For your free daily news bulletin
Highways jobs

Senior Social Worker - LD & Autism

Essex County Council
£30906 - £42254 per annum
Senior Social Worker / Senior Occupational Therapist/ Senior Practitioner With us, you can achieve more - for yourself as well as those you work to s England, Essex, Harlow
Recuriter: Essex County Council

Social Worker - Assessment and Intervention

Essex County Council
£30906 - £42254 per annum + + Free On-Site Parking & Benefits Package
Social Worker - Assessment and InterventionPermanentFull Time£30,906 to £42,254 per annumLocation
Recuriter: Essex County Council

Social Worker - Children with Disabilities

Essex County Council
Negotiable
Social Worker - Children with DisabilitiesPermanent, Full Time£30,906 to £42,254 per annumLocation
Recuriter: Essex County Council

Duty Manager (South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre)

Chelmsford City Council
Grade 5 - Starting at £22,944 per annum, rising to £25,284
South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre is one of Chelmsford City Council's excellent leisure facilities which offers a variety of sporting activities... Chelmsford, Essex
Recuriter: Chelmsford City Council

Assistant Director - Inclusion

Suffolk County Council
£75,745 - £93,245 pa
We are seeking a highly skilled Assistant Director Ipswich, Suffolk
Recuriter: Suffolk County Council

Public Property

Latest issue - Public Property News

This issue of Public Property examines how how flexible workspaces can lead the way in regeneration for local authorities, Why local authority intervention is key to successful urban regeneration schemes and if the Government’s challenge of embracing beauty is an opportunity for communities.

The March issue also takes a closer look at Blackburn with Darwen Council's first digital health hub to help people gain control over health and care services.

Register for your free digital issue