Employment Statistics in Health & Social Care

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Dear Milton Keynes Council,

I am gathering employment and local demographic data in relation to the local health & social care market place. It is with this mind that I hope you can please supply the required information for the following job categories. If possible could this information please be presented for tax year April 2010 - March 2011, annual total and
monthly breakdown.

Qualified Social Workers

Residential Support Workers

Nurses - Prison Nurses / Registered Mental Health Nurses / Registered General Nurses

Allied Health Professionals

1. Total number of staff directly employed across the council per job type, by department
2. Number of temporary agency staff on placement within the council per job type, by department and by supplier
3. Total number of permanent jobs filled/resourced through
recruitment agencies
4. Total spend on direct employment across the council per job type,by department
5. Total spend on temporary agency labour across the council, per job type, per department and by supplier
6. Total spend on permanent fees paid to agencies
7. Average salary for each job role above based on results from April 2010 - March 2011 for direct staff and agency staff

Your assistance with this request is greatly appreciated.

Yours faithfully,

Leonie

Milton Keynes Council

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Dear Leonie

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST REF 135296

 

I acknowledge your request for information received on 20th September
2011.

 

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information
requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by
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Harding, Kayleigh, Milton Keynes Council

Dear Leonie,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

I acknowledge your request for information received on 19^th September
2011.

 

Unfortunately I cannot identify the information you have requested from
the details you have provided. It is regarding question 4 of your request.

 

     4. Total spend on direct employment across the council per job

     type, by department

 

To help me meet your request please could you define “total spend” on
direct employment across the Council.

 

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Dear Kayleigh

Thank you for your response.

"Total Spend" is how much Milton Keynes Council spent on recruiting directly i.e. not through an agency.

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you require any further information.

Yours sincerely,

Leonie

Harding, Kayleigh, Milton Keynes Council

Thankyou for your quick response.

We are processing your FOI request and following your further information we will aim to send you the response by the 28th October 2011.

Many Thanks

Kayleigh Harding

HR Administrator
Mouchel
Saxon Court
502 Avebury Boulevard
Central Milton Keynes
MK9 3HS
01908 253451
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Harding, Kayleigh, Milton Keynes Council

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Dear Leonie,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Your request for information has now been considered and the information
requested is enclosed.

 

Please note: The data we have provided applies to Qualified Social Workers
and Residential Support Workers. Nurses and Allied Health Professionals
are not employed by Milton Keynes council.

 

 

1. Total number of staff directly employed across the council per job
type, by department

Please see spreadsheet attached

 

2. Number of temporary agency staff on placement within the council per
job type, by department and by supplier

Agency recruitment supplied by Mouchel April 10 to January 11

QSW Adults     6

QSW Children 10

RSW 22 - this number is higher because the work is shift based

 

Agency Recruitment supplied by Manpower from Feb 11- March 11

QSW Adults     5

QSW Children 10

Residential Support Workers: - 3

 

3. Total number of permanent jobs filled/resourced through recruitment
agencies

Nil

 

4. Total spend on direct employment across the council per job type, by
department

Advertising Adult QSW £0

Advertising Children QSW £21434.18

Advertising RSW £0

 

 

5. Total spend on temporary agency labour across the council, per job
type, per department and by supplier

Agency recruitment supplied by Mouchel April 10 to January 11

QSW Adults £ 170604.03

QSW Children £ 606731.75

RSW £43147.31

 

Agency Recruitment supplied by Manpower from Feb 11- March 11

QSW Adult £ 35,451.68

QSW Children £ 110,346.35

Residential Support Workers: - £ 2,264.59

 

6. Total spend on permanent fees paid to agencies

Nil

 

7. Average salary for each job role above based on results from April 2010
- March 2011 for direct staff and agency staff

Agency Staff

QSW Adults £22.79ph

QSW Children £33.10 ph

RSW £7.25 ph

 

Direct Staff

Please see spreadsheet attached.

 

If you have a complaint about the handling of your request then please
contact me.  I will arrange for an internal review which will be
considered as part of Stage 3 of the Council’s complaints procedure.

 

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Information Commissioner's Office

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Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Kayleigh Harding

 

HR Administrator

Mouchel

Saxon Court

502 Avebury Boulevard

Central Milton Keynes

MK9 3HS

01908 253451

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