Executive post

Portfolio Holder for Social Inclusion and Community Cohesion

Description

in addition to the duties and responsibilities detailed in the councillor role description the Portfolio Holder for Social Inclusion and Community Cohesion shall have specific portfolio responsibilities for the following matters:

 

  • Neighbourhood Management
  • Community Cohesion
  • Social Inclusion
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Adult Learning
  • Domestic Violence
  • Young People
  • Older People
  • Safeguarding children
  • Vulnerable adults
  • Community Centres

 

In addition to specific portfolio responsibilities, all members of the Executive shall:

 

  • Individually and collectively, ensure the implementation of agreed Council policies.
  • Provide strong and fair leadership and clear political guidance to members and officers.
  • Ensure the delivery of good value for money and continuous improvement in services and implementation of best practice in the Council.
  • Respond within an agreed timescale to the recommendations of relevant Scrutiny Committees on a regular basis setting out what action is proposed or has been taken.
  • Meet with Chairs of relevant Scrutiny Committees on a regular basis to discuss progress in their area of responsibility, responses to concerns raised and future work programmes.
  • Ensure all relevant members are briefed at the appropriate time on significant issues i.e. those that may:

§         result in a change of policy

§         have major resource implications

§         be contentious or politically sensitive.

 

Post is held by