Who's who in Children's Services

James Judge made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Lincolnshire County Council

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Dear Lincolnshire County Council,

1. Please provide an organisational chart of your Childrens Services Department from Director down to Team Managers providing the names of current postholders as appropriate (Director down to Service Manager would be excellent including Heads of Service, Principal Offficers).

2. Please identify who within Children’s Services and your Human Resources Department takes lead responsibility on social worker recruitment and retention.

3. What steps if any have you taken or intend to take to incentivise retention?

Yours faithfully,

James Judge

FOI, Lincolnshire County Council

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Dear James Judge

 

Freedom of Information Reference: 41021919 FOI

 

Subject: Request for information regarding Lincolnshire County Council's
Children's Services Department structure.

 

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Customer Service Centre
2^nd Floor

Thomas Parker House

13/14 Silver Street
Lincoln
LN2 1DY
Tel: 01522 782187
[2][email address]

[3]www.lincolnshire.gov.uk

 

 

30^th August 2017

 

Dear James Judge

 

Freedom of Information Reference: 41021919 FOI

 

Subject: Request for information regarding Lincolnshire County Council's
Children's Services Department structure.

 

Please find our response to your request below:

 

Request:

 

1. Please provide an organisational chart of your Childrens Services
Department from Director down to Team Managers providing the names of
current postholders as appropriate (Director down to Service Manager would
be excellent including Heads of Service, Principal Offficers).

 

2. Please identify who within Children’s Services and your Human Resources
Department takes lead responsibility on social worker recruitment and
retention.

 

3. What steps if any have you taken or intend to take to incentivise
retention?

 

 

 

Response:

 

 1. Please see attached Management structure for Children's Services

(Please note that Stuart Carlton has left the authority and the new
Assistant Director for this area is Jo Kavanagh)

 

 2. Samantha Clayton, Principal Child and Family Social Worker and Marie
Robertson, Strategic People Management Adviser

 

 3. We have taken a range of measures to incentivise retention including
succession planning, development for staff, career progression panels,
looking at retention payments, psychometric assessments for staff,
consideration of supervision and support arrangements, reducing agency
spend and networking with other Local Authorities in the East Midlands
Region.

 

 

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satisfies your request for information under the Freedom of Information
Act and that all information that can be made available to you has been
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Yours sincerely

 

 

Dean Allen

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On behalf of Lincolnshire County Council

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