Children's Social Workers by Nationality

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Dear Waltham Forest Borough Council,

Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1. The total number of Children’s Social Workers employed permanently by the Council as of the 29th April 2019?
2. A breakdown by Nationality of the Children’s Social Workers employed permanently i.e. United Kingdom 100, Australian 36 etc.?
3. The total number of Children’s Social Workers currently employed permanently for which the local authority have sponsored their visa (certificate of sponsorship) to work for the local authority?

Yours faithfully,

Mr P T Read

Information Officer | Waltham Forest Council, Waltham Forest Borough Council

Re: "Children's Social Workers by Nationality"
Reference: FOI120008094
Date of request: 2019-05-21 10:32:33

Dear PT Read,

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Re: FOI Response FOI120008094 "Children's Social Workers by Nationality".

Dear PT Read,

I am writing to confirm that the Council has now completed its search for
the information which you requested on 21st May 2019 about Children's
Social Workers by Nationality.

The information supplied has been provided by the department responsible
for the service delivery.

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1. The total number of Children’s Social Workers employed permanently by
the Council as of the 29th April 2019?

Response = 84

 

2. A breakdown by Nationality of the Children’s Social Workers employed
permanently i.e. United Kingdom 100, Australian 36 etc.?

Response:         

American = 2, Australian = 1, British = 66

Danish = 3, Ghanaian = 1, Indian = 1

Italian = 2, Portuguese = 1, Romanian = 1

Swedish = 1, Non declared = 5

 

3. The total number of Children’s Social Workers currently employed
permanently for which the local authority have sponsored their visa
(certificate of sponsorship) to work for the local authority?

N/A

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The Information Officer
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E17 4JA

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The Information Officer

Best regards,

The Information Officer
The London Borough of Waltham Forest
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Forest Road
London
E17 4JF
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