Use of Agency social workers

Bob Lee made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Bristol City Council

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Dear Bristol City 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 2020, split by:

a) Children’s Services social work roles
b) Adults’ Services social work roles

2 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency) basis at the Council on 3rd August 2020, split by:

a) Children’s Services social work roles
b) Adults’ Services social work roles

3 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency) social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/19 to 31/3/20?

Yours faithfully,

Bob Lee

Bristol City Council

 
Dear Mr Lee
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 19 August
2020.
 
We are dealing with your request and we aim to send a response by 17
September 2020.
 
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Dear ‎Mr Lee‏
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
I can confirm that the information requested is held by Bristol City
Council. I have detailed below the information that is being released to
you.
 
1 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on 1st April 2020, split by:
a) Children's Services social work roles - 9
b) Adults' Services social work roles - 6
 
2 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on 3rd August 2020, split by:
a) Children's Services social work roles - 8
b) Adults' Services social work roles - 7
 
3 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency)
social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/19 to 31/3/20?
Expenditure on agency staff is publicly available on our website:
[1]https://www.bristol.gov.uk/council-spend...
 
​Please quote the reference number 9575202 in any future communications​.
If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your
original letter and should be sent to [email address].
 
If you are still dissatisfied with the Council's response after the
internal review you have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner
at:
The Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF.
Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Website: www.ico.gov.uk
 
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Bristol City Council
 
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Bristol City Council

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Dear ‎Mr Lee‏
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
I can confirm that the information requested is held by Bristol City
Council. I have detailed below the information that is being released to
you.
 
1 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on 1st April 2020, split by:
a) Children's Services social work roles - 9
b) Adults' Services social work roles - 6
 
2 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on 3rd August 2020, split by:
a) Children's Services social work roles - 8
b) Adults' Services social work roles - 7
 
3 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency)
social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/19 to 31/3/20?
Expenditure on agency staff is publicly available on our website:
[1]https://www.bristol.gov.uk/council-spend...
 
​Please quote the reference number 9575202 in any future communications​.
If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your
original letter and should be sent to [email address].
 
If you are still dissatisfied with the Council's response after the
internal review you have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner
at:
The Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire SK9 5AF.
Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Website: www.ico.gov.uk
 
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Bristol City Council
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.
 
Bristol City Council
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which may be legally privileged and/or subject to the provisions of
privacy legislation. It is intended solely for the addressee. If you are
not the intended recipient, an addressing or transmission error has
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disseminate the information contained within this e-mail. Please notify
the author immediately by replying to this email. Any views expressed in
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specifically states these to be the views of Bristol City Council.
 
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