Use of agency social workers

Jim Ward made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Norfolk County Council

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Norfolk 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 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

Information Management, Norfolk County Council

5 Atodiad

Good Morning,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request ENQ-337683-P6Z8M4

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 received on 05 June 2019.
 
We have up to 20 working days in which to deal with your request. If we
require clarification regarding your request, we will contact you to
explain this. The 20 working day period will then start from the day that
we receive your clarification.
 
You will also be informed in advance if there is a charge for supplying
copies of the information.

 

Please also be aware that, if the requested information contains
references to any third parties, we may need to consult these individuals
about the release of their personal data before making a decision whether
or not to release the information to you.

 

We will also provide an explanation if any information is not released to
you.

 

Should you have any queries regarding your request, please contact the
team by email [1][email address] or by telephone
01603 222661.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Sarah Cooper, Business Support Assistant

Information Compliance Team

Dept: 01603 222661

Room 043, County Hall, Norwich

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Information Management, Norfolk County Council

Dear Jim Ward,

 

Your request and our response:

 

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

 

96

 

 b. Adults’ Services social work roles

 

10

 

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?

 

£5,991,478

 

If you are dissatisfied with our handling of your request you have the
right of appeal through the Council’s internal review procedure by setting
out the grounds of your appeal in writing to:

 

[1][email address]  

or Information Compliance Team

Room 043

County Hall

Martineau Lane

Norwich

NR1 2DH

 

An appeal should be submitted within 40 working days of the date of this
notice and should be identified as "FOI Appeal".

 

If you are dissatisfied after pursuing the complaints procedure, you may
apply to the Information Commissioner under Section 50 of the Act for a
decision whether your request for information has been dealt with in
accordance with the requirements of Part I of the Act.  Refer to the ICO
Website at: [2]https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ for advice on how to report a
concern.  Or you can write to them at:

 

First Contact Team

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane, Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Andy Swan, Senior Information Compliance Officer

Information Management Service

Tel: 01603 222661

County Hall

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