Recruitment of Social Workers

Charlotte R Quinn made this Freedom of Information request to Newcastle upon Tyne City Council

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Charlotte R Quinn

Dear Sir or Madam,

RE - Recruitment of Social Workers

Under the Freedom of Information Act please email me a copy of any information you hold on your policies, procedures and guidance for the recruitment of Social Workers. Including how, when and where job adverts are placed, how long they placed and after the closing date how long the interview process should take. How the shortlisting of job applications is undertaken and recorded. How long you retain copies of job applications and related information. How shortlisted candidates should be interviewed and what methods of assessment and interview are used. How interview questions, assessments and case study exercises are devised and formulated. Copies and details of any guidance and training interviewers are given on how to conduct interviews, record and evaluate how interviewees respond to questions, complete assessments or case study exercises. What procedures should be followed to inform candidates of the outcome of any interview/assessment. What criteria is used to make one candidate more successful or employable than any other.

Yours faithfully,

Charlotte R Quinn

Gov, Freedomofinformation@Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne City Council

Dear Charlotte

RFI - 1662

Thank you for your request for information received on 16th June 2009. I
am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act
2000 I have passed your request to relevant colleagues, and we will
respond to your request within 20 working days of receipt.

Regards,

Gemma

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Charlotte R Quinn

Dear Sir or Madam,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews. This request is currently overdue a response from Leeds City Council. By law, the response had to be prompt but no later than 15 July 2009

I am writing to request an internal review of Newcastle upon Tyne City Council's handling of my FOI request 'Recruitment of Social Workers'.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address:
http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/re...

Yours faithfully,

Charlotte R Quinn

Naisby, Debbie, Newcastle upon Tyne City Council

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Please find the response to your FOI request from Newcastle upon Tyne.

copy to Jackie Keeble for recording
copy to Peter Dinsdale to confirm response sent

Debbie Naisby
Personal Assistant to Head of Children's Social Care

Children's Social Care Website address www.newcastle.gov.uk
Children's Services Directorate
Newcastle City Council
Room 102 Phone +44 (0)191
277 7484
Civic Centre
Newcastle upon Tyne Fax +44 (0)191 211 4841
NE1 8PA
e-mail [1][email address]

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Dinsdale, Peter, Newcastle upon Tyne City Council

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Dear Charlotte,

Please find attached the Recruitment and Selection Code of Practice that
is referenced in the previous response to your request. This was omitted
in error.

Now that you have received a full response to your request, could you
please confirm if you would still like me to arrange for an internal
review into the handling of your request? If you would like to proceed
with your request for review, could you please confirm which aspects of
our response you would like us to review?

Regards,

Peter Dinsdale
FOI & Data Protection Officer
0191 277 7038 ext 27038

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