The project I will be working on for the first six months placement period will be with the Public Services Board.
What is the Public Service Board?
Well, a Board has been established under the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 for each local authority area. This is to improve working collaboratively on different issues within public services in order to, in the long term improve the well-being of our residents. The Gwynedd and Anglesey Public Services Board works jointly as the needs of the residents of the two counties are quite similar.
Who are Board members?
Sitting around the Gwynedd and Anglesey Public Service Board are Gwynedd Council and Anglesey Council, Natural Resources Wales, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Public Health Wales, Snowdonia National Park Authority, North Wales Police, Welsh Government, Probation Service, Mantell Gwynedd, Medrwn Môn, Bangor University,
Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd and Llandrillo Menai Group!
Over the six months my main role, as we are currently a small team of two, will be part of writing the Well-being Plan that responds to the Board’s Well-being Assessment conducted during 2016 to identify what’s important to the people of Gwynedd and Anglesey to ensure healthy well-being. The Plan is intended to identify objectives and priorities for Board partners to work together to achieve over the next few years. The objectives and priorities are determined according to the messages that came out of the Well-being Assessment. My role will also include representing the Board at regional and national meetings, preparing material for Board meetings and looking at ways of communicating and engaging the work of the Board.
To find out more about the Board’s work or to read the Well-being Assessment or Draft Plan follow the link below: