Use of Agency social workers

Bob Lee made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency) basis at the Council on 1st April 2020, split by:

a) Children’s Services social work roles
b) Adults’ Services social work roles

2 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency) basis at the Council on 3rd August 2020, split by:

a) Children’s Services social work roles
b) Adults’ Services social work roles

3 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency) social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/19 to 31/3/20?

Yours faithfully,

Bob Lee

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

1 Atodiad

Dear Mr Lee

 

Further to your Freedom of Information enquiry, please see Wirral
Council’s response in bold below.

 

 

1 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on 1st April 2020, split by:

 

a) Children’s Services social work roles - 49

b) Adults’ Services social work roles – 8 (best interest assessors)

 

 

2 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on 3rd August 2020, split by:

 

a) Children’s Services social work roles - 45

b) Adults’ Services social work roles – 12 (best interest Assessors)

 

 

3 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency)
social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/19 to 31/3/20?

 

Unqualified - £218,466.75

Qualified  - £2,865,381.35

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Lynette Paterson

Principal Information Management Officer

Wirral Council

Treasury Building

Cleveland Street

Birkenhead

Wirral

CH41 1AH

 

Email: [1][Wirral Borough Council request email]

 

Visit our website: [2]www.wirral.gov.uk

 

 

 

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