Paul Smith

How councils can improve support for independent living

14/05/2019

Paul Smith outlines his five top tips on how councils can improve the outcomes for disabled people living in their area.

Supporting people with dementia

27/03/2019

Paul Smith and Francis Philippa explain how four different pilot projects have helped improve the quality of life for people living with dementia.

DPS – A flexible way to procure

10/07/2018

Paul Smith urges councils to consider Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPSs) as a pioneering approach to procurement and outlines the five top reasons for considering the use of a DPS.

Taking the strain off unpaid carers

17/05/2016

Paul Smith calls on local authorities to use the disabled facility grant to support carers as well fund adaptations.

Fast-tracking home adaptations

08/03/2016

Paul Smith argues the recent ‘crisis in residential care’ report is a 'major over-simplification of a very complicated problem'

Highways jobs

Senior Manager – Older Adults – Residential Care

Cumbria County Council
£68,709 - £71,218
This pivotal role requires leadership and management of the Council's twenty in house Residential Care services Carlisle, Cumbria
Recuriter: Cumbria County Council

Education, Health and Care (EHC) Co-ordinators

Buckinghamshire Council
£30,874 - £37,188 per annum
Interested in a career as an EHC Coordinator? Come along to our drop-in event to meet members of the SEND team and find out more about the role! England, Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury
Recuriter: Buckinghamshire Council

Junior Analyst

Essex County Council
£24001.0 - £27270 per annum
This opportunity is on a 12-month, fixed term basis. Working hours are Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week. Our Data & Analytics service is evolving, England, Essex, Chelmsford
Recuriter: Essex County Council

Contract Monitoring Officer (Streets and Grounds)

Wiltshire Council
£24,313 - £26,317 per annum
This is an interesting and varied role involving inspecting and monitoring the condition of the highway Wiltshire
Recuriter: Wiltshire Council

Child and Family Support Worker - Children in Care

Essex County Council
Negotiable
In ECC we are "Serious about Social Work". Having recently won the Best Social Work Employer of the Year Award 2018 and been awarded 'Outstanding' by England, Essex, Colchester
Recuriter: Essex County Council

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This issue of Local Government News explores how councils can tackle modern slavery and trafficking in their supply chains, finds out more about Cambridge's first cohousing scheme and the launch of a new project to build a shared service pattern library for local government.

This issue also contains a special focus on children's services and how councils are protecting children following local safeguarding children boards being abolished.

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