Permanent/International Recruitment

Jacob Johnson made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust,

Please could you provide the following information under the freedom of information act covering the last 12 months:

1. Has the Trust used agencies to recruit permanent/international doctors and if so which agencies were used?
2. Has the Trust used agencies to recruit permanent/international nurses and if so which agencies were used?
3. Has the Trust used agencies to recruit permanent/international allied health professionals and if so which agencies were used?
4. Has the Trust used agencies to recruit permanent/international non-medical non-clinical staff and if so which agencies were used?
5. Please provide a breakdown of the number of staff placed as result of permanent/international recruitment using agencies split by; doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and non-medical non-clinical? Please also provide the associated costs broken down in the same format.
6. Does your Trust intend to recruit the beforementioned job roles on a permanent/international recruitment basis using an agency over the next 12 months?
7. What was the total permanent/international recruitment agency spend on the beforementioned job roles?
8. What was your total temporary agency spend on the beforementioned job roles?
9. Do you have a central recruitment team or an international recruitment lead?
10. The contact name of the person in charge of your procurement department for dealing with permanent/international recruitment?

Please respond as soon as possible, thanks for your cooperation in advance.

Yours faithfully,

Jacob Johnson

FOIOFFICE (BIRMINGHAM AND SOLIHULL MENTAL HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Hi Jacob

Thank you for your request for information.

Can you please confirm for question 1 & 2 what time period you would like the data from?

Can you also please clarify question 5 - is this query in relation to the number of international staff acquired via agencies and permanently employed by the Trust?

Best Wishes

FOI Team

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Dear FOIOFFICE (BIRMINGHAM AND SOLIHULL MENTAL HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

Thank you for your response. All questions are ideally based on the last 12 months. In regards to question 5, it refers to agency costs on both permanent and international staff, the two are not mutually exclusive.

Yours sincerely,

Jacob Johnson

FOIOFFICE (BIRMINGHAM AND SOLIHULL MENTAL HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Jacob

Thank you for your request for information regarding recruitment of permanent/international doctors.

Your request was received on23/07/2022 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

You will receive the information requested within 20 working days unless the Trust does not hold the information or there is a reason for it to be withheld. I will write to you in any event.

Accessibility requirements: If you have any requirements regarding the format any information should be supplied in, e.g. the language to be used, audio, large print, verbal explanation and so on, then please let me know.

If you have any queries or concerns then please do not hesitate to contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Further information about your rights is also available from the Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 or www.ico.gov.uk

Yours sincerely,

Trust FOI Officer
Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust
50 Summer Hill Road
Birmingham
B1 3RB

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FOIOFFICE (BIRMINGHAM AND SOLIHULL MENTAL HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Jacob

Thank you for your request for information.

We have considered your request and can provide the following information in the document attached.

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to request a review of our decision, you should write to the Freedom of Information Officer, BSMHFT, 50 Summer Hill Road, Birmingham, B1 3RB, or e-mail [Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust request email]

If you are not content with the outcome of your review, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by our trust. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 or www.ico.gov.uk

We are always interested in improving our services. To give us feedback regarding your experience with the Freedom of information office, please visit: http://www.bsmhft.nhs.uk/about-us/inform...

Yours sincerely,

Trust FOI Officer
Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust
50 Summer Hill Road
Birmingham
B1 3RB

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