Further to your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act dated 21 April 2021, I
write to confirm the fol owing information:
1. How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency) basis at
the Council on 1st April 2021, split by: Children’s / Adult Services.
The number of qualified agency social workers engaged via the matrix system on 1
April 2021 was as fol ows:
Children’s Services – 23 employees
Adult Services – 3 employees
2. What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency) social work
professionals during the financial year 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021?
The Council spend on agency social workers from 1April 2020 to 31 March 2021 was
as fol ows:
Children’s Services - £1,674,192.75
Adult Services - £137,078.98
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