Dear Achieving for Children,

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

1 - How many qualified children's social workers were working on a temporary (agency) basis at the organisation on 1st April 2021?

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

Yours faithfully,

Bob Lee

AfC Freedom of Information and Subject Access Requests, Achieving for Children

Dear Mr Lee,
Thank you for contacting the Information Governance Team at Achieving for
Children, provider of Children's Services for the London Borough of
Richmond, the Royal Borough of Kingston and the Royal Borough of Windsor
and Maidenhead.
Your Freedom of Information request relating to the use of Agency social
workers was received today. Please confirm whether you wish to receive
responses in relation to Achieivng for Children as a whole i.e. relating
to all three boroughs with combined total overall figures or whether you
wish to receive data related to one or more of the three boroughs we
provide Children's Services for with separate figures for each of the
boroughs - please specify accordingly. Thank you.
Yours sincerely,
Chantelle Elliott
Information Governance Support 
Business Services and Transformation
  
Email: [1][Achieving for Children request email]
Achieving for Children
42 York Street, Twickenham, TW1 3BW
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Dear Achieving for Children,

To clarify, I'd like separate information for each of the boroughs.

Yours sincerely,

Bob Lee

AfC Freedom of Information and Subject Access Requests, Achieving for Children

Dear Mr Lee,
Your Freedom of Information request has now been considered.
Your Request
1 - How many qualified children's social workers were working on a
temporary (agency) basis at the organisation on 1st April 2021?

2 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency)
children's social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/20 to
31/3/21?
Response
1 - Kingston and Richmond 43, Windsor & Maidenhead 21

2 - Kingston and Richmond: £1.841,644, Windsor & Maidenhead: £1,597,088

These amounts cannot be broken down (separated) further due to the way
agencies submit invoices where some costs may include other roles outside
of social work.
Yours sincerely,
Chantelle Elliott
Information Governance Support 
Business Services and Transformation
  
Email: [1][Achieving for Children request email]
Achieving for Children
42 York Street, Twickenham, TW1 3BW
[2]http://www.achievingforchildren.org.uk/
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