Use of Agency social workers

Mary Watts 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 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,

Mary Watts

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

1 Atodiad

Dear Ms Watts

 

We apologise for the delay in responding to your Freedom of Information
enquiry. Please see 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 – tbc

b) Adults’ Services social work roles - none

 

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?

 

Adults - none

£1.58m was spent on Social Care Workers Agency Staff within Children’s
Services.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Lynette Paterson

Principal Information Management Officer

Wirral Council

PO Box 290
Brighton Street
Wallasey
CH27 9FQ

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

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