Request regarding Services - Social Services

Katherine Barboni made this Freedom of Information request to Northumberland County Council

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Katherine Barboni

Dear Northumberland County Council,

this is to kindly ask some information as per below list:

-Management and Team structures for Social services concerning Adults and Childrens
-Children's and Adult's services
-Permanent recruitment needs regarding Social Services
-Agency Spend on Recruitment on Social Services (social workers) both for Adults and Children Teams, between September 2016 and September 2017

Yours faithfully,
Katherine Barboni
Key Account Administrator

Randstad Care

Katherine Barboni

Northumberland County Council

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Our Ref: 3186  

Dear Enquirer,

INFORMATION REQUEST

Thank you for your request for information which will be dealt with under
the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental
Information Regulations 2004.

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Kind regards

Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400
Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]
Web: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk

Northumberland County Council

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Our Ref: 3186   

Dear Enquirer,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST

I refer to your Freedom of Information request in relation to Recruitment
and Structures.

This request is being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I am writing to ask you to clarify your request.
 
Therefore I should be grateful if you would clarify what information you
are seeking in relation to "Permanent recruitment needs regarding Social
Services".
If you need assistance with this, please contact me on by email as
follows: [email address]
If we do not receive your clarification within 3 calendar months from
today we will close your request. If after the 3 month period you then
provide clarification, your request will be logged as a new request.

Yours sincerely

FOI Co-ordinator - Adult & Community Care Services
Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400
Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]
Web: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk

Katherine Barboni

Dear Northumberland County Council,
thank you for replying.
With that sentence I mean: for what position in social services you recruit in permanent contracts?

Yours faithfully,

Katherine Barboni

Northumberland County Council

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Our Ref: 3186   

Dear Enquirer,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST

I refer to your Freedom of Information request in relation to Recruitment
& structures.

Right of Access

Section 1(1) of the Act provides any person making a request for
information to a public authority is entitled.

(a) to be informed in writing by the public authority whether it holds
information of the description specified in the request (which Section
1(6) of the Act designates as the "duty to confirm or deny"), and

(b) if that is the case, to have that information communicated to him.

The right is to obtain access to the information itself and not to the
document or record which contains it.

The Act creates a general right of access to information held by public
authorities subject to various exemptions.

Northumberland County Council confirms that it holds the information you
have requested, please see the attached and following information in
response.

1.    Management and Team structures for Children's and Adult's Social
services.

 

Please see the attached chart.

 

2.    Permanent recruitment needs regarding Social Services.

 

Social Services vacancies for both adult and children’s services can be
found at: 

 

[1]https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/

 

3.    Agency Spend on Recruitment on Social Services (social workers) both
for Adults and Children Teams, between September 2016 and September 2017.

 

There was no agency spend on the recruitment of adult social workers
between September 2016 and September 2017.   Agency spend on children's
social workers between September 2016 and September 2017 was £605,979.

Complaints

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from the date of this response to the Information Governance Office:

Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF

Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]

Information Commissioner

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have a
right by Section 50 of the Act to apply to the Information Commissioner
for a decision as to whether your request has been dealt with in
accordance with the requirements of the Act at:

The Information Commissioner's Office
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Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Tel: 01625 545 745
Email: [email address]

There is no charge for making an appeal.

Yours sincerely

FOI Coordinator - Adult & Community Care Services
Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400
Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]
Web: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk

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