SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, 18 Oct. (EUROPE PRESS) –
The vice president and counselor of Social Action of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Marián Franquet, announces this Tuesday an “unprecedented reinforcement” of the structure and staff of the Institute of Social and Socio-Sanitary Care (IASS) with which the care will be significantly improved. social service provided on the island.
This highlighted the approval by the Governing Council of the new List of Jobs of the Cabildo de Tenerife attached to the IASS, which contemplates the incorporation of 28 new civil servants to the administrative structure of the Institute, whose staff increases from 70 to 98 people and who It entails a change in the organizational model.
“This is the first time in 20 years that the IASS staff is reinforced, which in the last two decades has maintained the same administrative structure despite having to manage triple the budget since it was created,” said the also president of the institute.
The minister also stressed that the objective of this initiative is “to strengthen the quality of services and incorporate an operating model that responds to the current needs and realities of social action in Tenerife and the services we provide from the IASS, both directly and by supporting the nearly 40 entities that make up the Social Policy Ring, with which 31,000 people are served throughout the island”.
Along these lines, he adds that this reinforcement is essential to “be able to provide better care to citizens, fulfilling the commitment to promote the socio-health capacity of Tenerife and third-sector entities.”
IMPROVE PEOPLE’S LIVES
In his opinion, “improving the lives of people, and specifically of the most vulnerable groups, is our responsibility and we could not allow the lack of human resources to stop the actions that were demanded and that it was necessary to implement”.
Franquet explains that the new List of Job Posts generates a new structure of the IASS, which goes from having a single unit to four new administrative services (Childhood and Family, Gender Violence, Dependency and Works, Heritage and Maintenance) with which will be able to work on addressing future challenges, such as the deployment of the social agreement, the increase in care resources for dependency, the execution of the Social and Health Infrastructure Plan or the payment time of subsidies to Third Sector entities.
The Minister also highlighted the reinforcement given to the entities of the Insular Ring of Social Policies, with the incorporation of specific personnel to deal with the administrative issues generated by the attention to the network of third sector entities.
“We try to support some areas that are essential to adapt social action to the reality of the island, and one of them is this ring, through which we guarantee the decentralization of services and provide close and personalized attention to people users, as marked by the new model proposed by the central government, which has a great consensus among the group of professionals in the sector”, he points out.