Dear Plymouth City 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?
Mr P T Read
Dear Mr Read
FOI Reference: 908810
Thank you for your request for information about social workers. Your request was received on 14 May 2019 and is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
We will aim to provide a response to your request within 20 working days, that is by 12 June 2019. Our response will be sent by email or hard copy depending on how you made your request and how the information is held.
If we're unable to gather the information you've asked for within the cost limit set by the government, which is 18 hours of staff time or £450, we will contact you to discuss how we can meet your information needs within this limit.
Information about the Freedom of Information Act 2000 can be found on the Information Commissioners Office website: https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/off...
We also have information available on our website: https://www.plymouth.gov.uk/aboutcouncil...
Please contact me if you're not able to find the information you're looking for.
For information about how Plymouth City Council will use the information you supply when making a request and the information rights you have please see our Privacy Notice: Information Access - Freedom of Information/Environmental Information Regulations.
Dear Mr Read
Please find attached the response to your Freedom of Information request.
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