Use of Agency social workers

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Medway 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,

Rob Parker

freedom, Medway Council

Dear Customer,

Thank you for contacting Medway Council. Please quote the above reference number in all correspondence regarding this matter. This response is to acknowledge your email has been received. If this is an initial request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 or Environmental Information Regulations 2004, you can expect to receive a response within 20 working days.

Please be advised that we are doing our very best to respond to requests within timescales, however, in the current climate, requests may be delayed due to staff shortages or deployment of staff to critical services. The ICO have issued advice which can be found on their website at www.ico.org.uk. Thank you for your patience during this time.
If your email relates to a current request for information, your email will be forwarded to the relevant case officer.

Should your email be because you are dissatisfied with the way we have processed your request the Council has an internal review process and your email will be forwarded to the Information Governance Team for review, you should receive a response within 20 working days.

If you remain dissatisfied you have the right to appeal to the Information Commissioners' Office (ICO) www.ico.org.uk/concerns.

Kind Regards

Shakira Dongo| Information Governance Officer | Business Support | Medway Council
01634 337247| Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, ME4 4TR

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

foihrservices, Medway Council

5 Atodiad

Please see response attached to FOI 013599.

 

Kind regards,

 

Joanne Cheese | HR Adviser – Shared HR Service | HR Business and
Consultancy Team | Medway Council and Gravesham Borough Council

Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, ME4 4TR

Direct dial: 01634 334499 | Web: [1]medway.gov.uk | Twitter:
[2]@medway_council | Facebook: [3]Medway Council

[4]cid:image001.png@01D56974.FBD6F870[5]cid:image002.png@01D56974.FBD6F870

[6]Email footer image

Please direct any general HR Advice and Support enquiries through the
Service Desk Portal via the [7]Request HR Advice link or telephone the HR
Advice Line between 9am and 5pm on 01634 334499 (internal ext 4499).

The contents of this message are confidential to the sender and intended
recipient. It may also be privileged information. If you are not the
intended recipient, please notify us immediately. It is important that you
should not disclose its contents to any other person or print it for your
own or other's uses. In advance, thank you for your co-operation.   The
views expressed in this communication may not necessarily be the views of
Medway Council.

 

 

This transmission is intended for the named addressee (s) only and may
contain sensitive or protectively marked material up to RESTRICTED and
should be handled accordingly. Unless you are the named addressee (or
authorised to receive it for the addressee) you may not copy or use it, or
disclose it to anyone else. If you have received this transmission in
error please notify the sender immediately.

This email has been scanned for viruses and all reasonable precautions
have been taken to ensure that none are present. Medway Council cannot
accept responsibility for any loss or damage arising from the use of his
email or attachments. Any views expressed in this email are those of the
individual sender and not necessarily those of Medway Council unless
explicitly stated.

Please be aware that emails sent to or received from Medway Council may be
subject to recording and/or monitoring in accordance with relevant
legislation.

References

Visible links
1. https://www.medway.gov.uk/
2. https://twitter.com/medway_council
3. https://www.facebook.com/MedwayCouncilDi...
6. https://www.medway.gov.uk/
7. https://service-desk.topdesk.net/tas/pub...