Dear Scottish Borders Council,

I am looking to obtain structure charts and contact information relating to the Council's Occupational Therapy services services.

> Please can you provide the recruitment agency spend on Occupational Therapists from April 2022 – present.

Can I please ask for the below information broken down by (A) Adult Services, (B) Children and Families Services, and (C) Other - i.e education and health

> Overview of the middle management structure charts for each discipline listed above to include individual manager names, the team they are responsible for, and the location in which the team is based.

> Contact email addresses / phone numbers where available

Yours faithfully,

Leigh Hamilton

Freedom of Information, Scottish Borders Council

Dear Leigh Hamilton

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Information Management Team

Scottish Borders Council

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Freedom of Information, Scottish Borders Council

Dear Leigh Hamilton

Further to your request for information under the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 relating to the above I am now able to respond.

 

The following response was prepared and provided on behalf of Social Work
& Practice.

 

 

 1. Please can you provide the recruitment agency spend on Occupational
Therapists from April 2022 –

1A £60,549.51

For the period April 22 to December 23

1B £0 Children & Families Services

 

Can I please ask for the below information broken down by (A) Adult
Services, (B) Children and Families Services, and (C) Other - i.e
education and health.

 

(A) Occupational Therapist are employed as care managers and undertake a
wider care management role within generic teams .

 

(B) Children’s Services has an Accessibility Officer and Occupational
Therapist who provide a Children’s Occupational Therapy Service within
SBC.

 

(C) For Health The information requested is otherwise accessible via by
contacting NHS Borders using the link below and is therefore exempt under
Section 25 of Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

 

[1]https://www.nhsborders.scot.nhs.uk/corpo...

 

 

 2. Overview of the middle management structure charts for each discipline
listed above to include individual manager names, the team they are
responsible for, and the location in which the team is based

 

Some of the information you have requested cannot be provided because
Scottish Borders Council does not hold it and therefore, we give notice
under s17 of FOI(S)A 2002 and declare that the information is not held.

 

 

 

I should advise that you have a right to request a review within 40
working days from the date we respond to your request.  You should either
e-mail [2][email address] or write to the Information Manager,
Scottish Borders Council, Council HQ, Newtown St. Boswells TD6 0SA.

 

If after the Council’s FOI Advice Group have considered your review and
you are still not happy with the decision you then have a right to appeal
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Yours sincerely

Lisa Jack

for the

Information Management Team

Scottish Borders Council

Newtown St Boswells

TD6 0SA

E mail:  [Scottish Borders Council request email]

Tel: 0300 100 1800

 

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