Children's Workforce Development
London Borough of Barnet
North London Business Park
Oakleigh Road South
020 8359 6389 020 8359 7602
0870 889 7445
Our multi-agency Workforce Strategy Group has continued to lead the development of the skills and knowledge of our workforce through a diverse range of collaborative learning and development initiatives. Our focus on common and practical recruitment approaches enhances outcomes for children and young people in Barnet.
In this section of the site you will find information on our training opportunities along with information about the varied types of vocational roles working with children and young people.
The Children's Workforce and Effective Multi-professional working Conference
Barnet’s seventh annual multi-agency children’s workforce conference – The Children’s Workforce and Effective Multi-professional working took place on 24 October 2013. This event was open to all those working with children and young people in Barnet across the children’s service partnership.
The presentations given at the conference were as follows:
- The Children and Families Bill and recent legal judgements-by Cathy Ashley, Chief Executive
Family Rights Group
- Introducing the Barnet Multi-agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) - by Erica Ferrari
Service Manager, Children’s Social Care and Jackie Stroud Social Care MASH Team Manager
- Multi-professional working for children and families- by Ray Jones, Professor of Social Work.