North Yorkshire (SLIP) Sector Led Improvement Programme

North Yorkshire Regions

The local authority is based in Yorkshire and the Humber.

They are available to support local authorities in the:

  • North-west
  • North-east
  • East of England
  • East Midlands
  • West Midlands


North Yorkshire’s children’s services are ‘outstanding’ in all areas. Using our experience of working with other local authorities we are able to provide effective support and guidance across a range of services, including:

  • practice improvement
  • strategic vision and planning
  • service efficiency and design


Areas of support and expertise

We can provide support to local authorities on:

  • tailored reviews and whole system diagnostics
  • developing a relational practice culture
  • business intelligence including budget monitoring and evidencing the impact
  • developing trauma informed practices and approaches
  • risk management approaches for complex adolescents
  • effective partnership engagement and working
  • quality of practice framework and approaches, including case reviews and internal audit support
  • Edge of Care including preventative strategies
  • developing and running an outstanding ‘Front Door’ service, and successful multi-agency working
  • creating residential and edge of care services with embedded specialist roles such as police, clinical psychologist and speech and language therapists
  • analysis and support to make changes within your fostering service
  • developing a leaving care service to support young people into adulthood
  • reviewing Virtual Schools arrangements to identify strengths and areas for effective provision
  • restorative practice approaches

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