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Adult and Children's Social Care Organisation Structure and Contingency Budget

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Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

1. Can you provide an up to date organisation structure for both adult and
children care services and including all teams within the services, operational and senior managers names where possible?

2. Could you please send me a breakdown of your agency spend and also off
contract agency spend (non-tender agreement) from Jan 2018 to Dec 2018 for
the following:

a) Qualified Social Workers
b) Team Managers
c) Assistant/Deputy Team Managers
d) Service Managers

3. Can you provide me with the agreed agency(contingency) budget
for locum social workers and senior management for 2018 within both Adult
Services and Children Services and If possible, projections for 2019 spend?
4. Please also provide a breakdown of the number of expected permanent appointments within both Adult Social Care and Children Social Care for social workers and senior managers for 2018?

5. Can you confirm if there are any service reviews ongoing or planned and
If so when they will likely be concluded and can you provide published
results of these reviews if applicable?

Yours faithfully,

C McKay

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear C McKay

 

Please see below Wirral Council’s response to your Freedom of Information
request.

 

1. Can you provide an up to date organisation structure for both adult and
children care services and including all teams within the services,
operational and senior managers names where possible? - Please find
attached

2. Could you please send me a breakdown of your agency spend and also off contract
agency spend (non-tender agreement) from Jan 2018 to Dec 2018 for the following:
Adults CYP Total
Jan-Mar Apr-Dec Jan-Mar Apr-Dec
'18 '18 Total '18 '18 Total
a)
Qualified (Includes
Social Advanced
Workers 68,105 134,578 202,683 1,134,588 1,427,692 2,562,280 SW) 2,764,963
b) Team
Managers 15,104 28,919 44,023 239,687 288,784 528,471 572,494
c)
Assistant/Deputy
Team Managers
d)
Service
Managers 338,599 437,114 775,714 775,714
3. Can you provide me with the agreed agency(contingency) budget for locum social workers
and senior management for 2018 within both Adult Services and Children Services and If
possible, projections for 2019 spend? -
Adults have no
budget for agency

 

4. Please also provide a breakdown of the number of expected permanent
appointments within both Adult Social Care and Children Social Care for
social workers and senior managers for 2018?

28 permanent appointments have been made year to date in Childrens
Service.

7 permanent appointments have been made year to date in Adults Service.

 

5. Can you confirm if there are any service reviews ongoing or planned and
If so when they will likely be concluded and can you provide published
results of these reviews if applicable?

A review of Childrens Social Care Services has recently taken place which
is reflected in the structure supplied for Question 1.

In June 2017 Adult Social Care roles TUPE’d to the NHS Trust Wirral.

In August 2018 All Age Disability Service (including Mental Health) TUPE’d
to Cheshire West Partnership.

The remainder of Adult Care is reflected in the structure supplied for
Question 1.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Lynette Paterson

Principal Information Management Officer

Business Management

 

Treasury Building

Argyle Street
Birkenhead
Wirral
CH41 1AH

 

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