FOI Request: Number of Job Descriptions with Language Requirements

Rebecca Davies made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Public Services Ombudsman for Wales as part of a batch sent to 15 authorities

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear FOI Officer,

Please could you provide me with the following information for your organisation:

The number of full-time posts (permanent and fixed term) that are 'Welsh Essential' on the job description
The number of part-time posts (permanent and fixed term) that are 'Welsh Essential' on the job description
The number of full-time posts (permanent and fixed term) that are 'Welsh Desirable' on the job description
The number of part-time posts (permanent and fixed term) that are 'Welsh Desirable' on the job description
The number of full-time posts (permanent and fixed term) that have no language skill requirement included on the job description
The number of part-time posts (permanent and fixed term) that have no language skill requirement included on the job description

Many thanks

Yours faithfully,

Rebecca

Public Services Ombudsman for Wales

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ask, Public Services Ombudsman for Wales

Dear Rebecca

Thank you for your email, which has been forwarded to our Information Management Department for attention.

Yours sincerely

Ellie Lewis
Casework Officer
Complaints Advice Team

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Information Request, Public Services Ombudsman for Wales

Dear Ms Davies

 

I refer to your recent request for information. Please find our response
set out below.

Request

On 4 July 2017, you requested the following information:

 

The number of full-time posts (permanent and fixed term) that are 'Welsh
Essential' on the job description The number of part-time posts (permanent
and fixed term) that are 'Welsh Essential'  on the job description The
number of full-time posts (permanent and fixed term) that are 'Welsh
Desirable'  on the job description The number of part-time posts
(permanent and fixed term) that are 'Welsh Desirable' on the job
description The number of full-time posts (permanent and fixed term) that
have no language skill requirement included on the job description The
number of part-time posts (permanent and fixed term) that have no language
skill requirement included on the job description

 

Response

Your request has been considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
(FOI Act). Please note, section 84 of the FOI Act states
“information...means information recorded in any form”; we have therefore
considered whether we hold any recorded information in relation to your
request.

 

From the information held in relation to your request, we can confirm that
the ability to conduct work in Welsh is desirable for all positions. The
Public Services Ombudsman for Wales provides services in Welsh and
English, as set out in the Welsh Language Policy, which is available on
our website.

 

Appeal procedure

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the decision.  A request for review should be marked accordingly and sent
either by email to [1][email address] or to the
following address:

 

Legal Adviser

Public Services Ombudsman for Wales

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If you remain dissatisfied with the response following the internal
review, you can complain to the Information Commissioner:

 

Customer Services Team - Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Tel: 01625 545700/[2]www.ico.org.uk  

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

James Merrifield

Information & Data Protection Officer / Swyddog Gwybodaeth a Diogelu Data

 

Tel/Ffôn: 01656 644200

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