Use of Agency social workers

Rob Parker made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Cambridgeshire County Council

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Cambridgeshire County 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 2021, split by:

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

2 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency) social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/20 to 31/3/21?

Yours faithfully,

Rob Parker

FOI, Cambridgeshire County Council

Dear Rob Parker
 
Re: Freedom of Information Request – Ref 1571281.
 
Thank you for your request. We have noted that your request relates to the
following service area: Human Resources & Learning.
 
At the present time, this service area is under great pressure due to the
impact of coronavirus and is working hard to care for and support our
communities. We have logged your request and will assess whether we are
able to respond at this time or advise when it is likely that you will
receive the information. We may be able to respond in part to your request
and provide further information at a later date. We cannot give a
timeframe for the completion of this request.
 
We hope that you will understand the pressure on Council resources at
present but if you have any concerns then please contact us.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Steve Thompson
Information Management Analyst
 
Information Governance Team
Cambridgeshire County Council
OCT 1224, Shire Hall, Castle Hill, Cambridge CB3 0AP
T: 01223 699137
 
 
 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

FOI, Cambridgeshire County Council

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Dear Rob
 
Re: Freedom of Information Request ref: FOI_1571281
 
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Information Act. Please find our response attached, and accept our
apologies for the delay in providing the requested information.
 
 
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Information Governance Team
Tel: 01223 699137
Box No. OCT1224, Cambridgeshire County Council, Shire Hall, Cambridge, CB3
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