Use of Agency social workers

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Kirklees 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 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

Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

Dear Mr Parker,

I confirm receipt of your information request and that we are dealing with this and will respond to you in due course.

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 allow up to 20 working days for responding to information requests.

If you are not content with the handling of your request, you have the right to ask for an internal review. Requests for internal reviews should be addressed to the Monitoring Officer, 1st Floor, Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield HD1 2EY. Alternatively, you can send an email to: [email address].

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

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Yours sincerely,

Brad Sakaria-Flynn
Information Governance Team,
Kirklees Council,
Governance Service

Telephone: 01484 221000 (voice activated switchboard – please ask for Freedom of Information)

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dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

Dear Mr Parker

RE: 24032 - Agency Social Workers

I am writing in response to your request dated 14/04/2021. This has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

You asked for the following information and the Council’s response to your specific questions is set out below:

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 - 1

b) Adults’ Services social work roles – 8

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?

a) Children’s Services social work roles - £72,261.20

b) Adults’ Services social work roles - £276,089

If you are not content with the handling of your request, you have the right to ask for an internal review. Requests for internal reviews should be submitted within 2 months of the date of receipt of the response to your original request and should be addressed to the Monitoring Officer, 1st Floor, Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield HD1 2EY. Alternatively, you can send an email to: [email address].

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

If you are not content with the outcome of any review you have the right under section 50 of the 2000 Act to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision as to whether your request for information has been dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Act. The Information Commissioner’s website is at www.ico.org.uk and gives more information about the role and duties of the Commissioner. The Information Commissioner’s offices will be closed for the foreseeable future and they are therefore unable to receive correspondence via post. The ICO can be contacted via their contact page, or by ringing 0303 123 1113.

Yours sincerely

Information Governance Team
Governance Service
Telephone: 01484 221000 (voice activated switchboard – please ask for Freedom of Information)

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