Dear Rhondda Cynon Taff 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

Freedomofinformation, Rhondda Cynon Taff Council

Dear Mr Ward

Thank you for your request for information.

Your request will be processed in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (or Environmental Information Regulations 2004, if it
relates to environmental information).

You should ordinarily expect to receive a response to your request no
later than 20 working days following the date of submission to the
Council. We will contact you should this not be the case.

Yours sincerely

Carfan Llywodraethu Corfforaethol / Corporate Governance Team
ar ran Cyfarwyddwr Gwasanaethau Cyfreithiol a Llywodraethol / for Director
of Legal & Democratic Services

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Freedomofinformation, Rhondda Cynon Taff Council

Dear Mr Ward

We refer to your Freedom of Information Request in respect of qualified
social workers working on a temporary basis. The Authority's response is
set out below:

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 - 3
b) Adults’ Services social work roles - 14

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 -
£1.085 Million

We trust the above answers your queries. If you are unhappy with the way
your request for information has been handled, you can request a review of
the Council’s response. If you wish to exercise this right, you must do so
within 40 working days of the date of this response. Please set out in
writing your grounds and send your appeal to Mrs Julie Llewellyn. She may
be reached at [1][email address] or at RCT CBC, The
Pavilions, Clydach Vale, Tonypandy, CF40 2XX.

Additionally you may, if you wish, find out more about the Freedom of
Information Act & Environmental Information Regulations from the
Information Commissioner at [2]http://www.ico.org.uk/

Yours sincerely

Llywodraethu Corfforaethol/Corporate Governance
ar ran Cyfarwyddwr y Gwasanaethau Cyfreithiol/for Director of Legal
Services

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