Priority setting provides an opportunity to connect corporate goals with the organisation’s documented vision, mission and values and staff need a clear mandate in order to keep focused and deliver effective services to the community.
LCS consultants have proven expertise in working with partnerships, managing complex cross sector relationships and facilitating consensus about Vision, Values and Priorities. For example:
Most recently (July 2009) we completed work for a Local Strategic Partnership to:
In 2008 LCS consultant Phillida Miles developed a strategic approach to the commissioning of advocacy services for a London borough. This involved:
We have also worked within local authorities to achieve agreement on priorities through service planning. For one authority we held a series of workshops with the Directorate Management Team to identify their high level objectives and with service managers to agree a format for the service plans. Following this agreement we supported each service manager to set their objectives in the context of the high level objectives and identifying appropriate outcome measures.