Dear Blackburn with Darwen 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 Monday 20th May 2019, 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 1/4/18 to 31/3/19?

Yours faithfully,

Jim Ward

Accesstoinformation, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

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Dear Mr Ward

 

Thank you for your request for information regarding ‘Agency Social
workers’ (reference number 04686). Your request was received on the
29/5/19 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and/or Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

 

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, I will
let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be
required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

 

If you have any queries about this request, please contact Information
Governance on 01254 585852. Alternatively, our email address is
[1][Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council request email]

 

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

 

Kind Regards,

 

Information Governance

Blackburn with Darwen Council

Email: [2][Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council request email]

Tel: 01254 585852

 

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Accesstoinformation, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

Dear Mr Ward

Thank you for your request for information regarding ‘Agency Social workers’ (reference number 04686).

Unfortunately it is taking a little longer than anticipated to collate a response.

I am therefore writing to request a short extension period of one week.

Please accept my sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Kind regards,

Heather Wolstenholme
Information Governance Officer
Email: [email address]
Tel: 01254 585651

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Accesstoinformation, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

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Dear Jim,

Thank you for your request for information regarding ‘Agency Social Workers’ (reference number 04686); Please see our response attached. If you have any queries regarding your request for information then please don’t hesitate to contact us.

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request for information and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision, you should write to: Information Governance Manager, Information Governance, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, G Floor, Town Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY or email [Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council request email]
 
If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the Council. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF. 
 
Please find attached our 'have your say' feedback policy. 

Kind Regards,

Fatima Makken
Apprentice Information Governance Officer
Email: [email address]
01254 222527

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