Supply of agency staff in children and adults services
Dear Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council,
We would like to establish some information regarding contract of supply for agency labour staff in both children’s and adult’s services and we would be grateful if you could answer the following questions for us:
1. Do you have contract of supply in place for temporary agency labour within Children’s Services and Adults Services ?
2. When did this contract start and when is it due to expire?
3. How much spend has gone through the contract in relation to Children and Adults Social Work?
4. Have you procured Social Workers outside of this contract in the last 12 months?
5. If so how much temporary agency labour spend has there been in the Authority outside of the temporary agency labour contract in the last 12 months?
6. How many temporary QSW did the authority have deployed across Children’s Services in March 2014?
7. How many temporary QSW did the authority have deployed across Adults Services in March 2014?
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Customer Liaison Team
Of course, Dan Cooke
Dear Mr Cooke,
Thank you for your email received on 26 April 2023 requesting information about Supply of agency staff in children and adults services.
Please note you can now log a Freedom of Information request on our online portal on the following link.
I have recorded your request for information under reference F2023.04.6489.
This has been passed to the relevant service and you will receive a response by 25 May 2023.
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Dear Dan Cooke
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