Social Work Leadership and Diversity on senior management board

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Dear Kent County Council,

I would like to request the below information in line with the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000. The definitions in this request relate to the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970, in particular when referring to the Director of Adult Social Services or their senior management board (the board)

• The number of Adult Social Care (Social Services) Board Members

• The number that has a social work qualification and are currently registered with the HCPC

• Whether the Director of Adult Social Services has a social work qualification and is currently registered with the HCPC

• Is The Principal Social Worker a board member

• The gender split of the Adult Social Care (Social Services) Board.

• The ethnicity split as defined by UK Census categories of the Adult Social Care (Social Services) Board.

Yours faithfully,

Mark Harvey

Kent County Council

Dear Mr Harvey

 

Thank you for your email below.

 

Kent County Council acknowledges your request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Assuming KCC holds this information, we
will endeavour to supply the data to you as soon as possible but no later
than 4^th August 2017 (20 working days from date of receipt).

 

We will advise you as soon as possible if we do not hold this information
or if there are exemptions to be considered and/or any costs for providing
the information. Please quote our reference - FOI/17/1190 - in any
communication regarding this particular request.

 

Best regards

 

Carly Wattle | Information Access Officer | Information Resilience &
Transparency Team | Kent County Council | Room 2.71, Sessions House,
Maidstone, ME14 1XQ | Phone 03000 417061 | Fax 03000 420303 | 
[1]http://www.kent.gov.uk/about-the-council...
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Kent County Council

Dear Mr Harvey

 

Thank you for your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA) 2000, relating to social work leadership and
diversity on the senior management board.

 

I am pleased to provide the response below:

 

I would like to request the below information in line with the Freedom of
Information (FOI) Act 2000. The definitions in this request relate to the
Local Authority Social Services Act 1970, in particular when referring to
the Director of Adult Social Services or their senior management board
(the board)

 

•The number of Adult Social Care (Social Services) Board Members – 3.
This includes the Corporate Director of Adult Social Services.

 

•The number that has a social work qualification and are currently
registered with the HCPC – All board members have a social work
qualification and are currently registered with the HCPC.

 

•Whether the Director of Adult Social Services has a social work
qualification and is currently registered with the HCPC - The current
Director of Adult Social Services is a qualified social worker and is
registered with the HCPC.

 

•Is The Principal Social Worker a board member – No, the Principal Social
Worker is not a board member.

 

•The gender split of the Adult Social Care (Social Services) Board – 2
female and 1 male.

 

•The ethnicity split as defined by UK Census categories of the Adult
Social Care (Social Services) Board – 1 white - Other White, 1 white -
English/Welsh/Scottish/Northern Irish/British and 1 Undeclared.

If you are unhappy with this response, and believe KCC has not complied
with legislation, please ask for a review by following our complaints
process; details can be found at this link
[1]http://www.kent.gov.uk/about-the-council...
on our website. Please quote reference FOI/17/1190.

If you still remain dissatisfied following an internal review, you can
appeal to the Information Commissioner, who oversees compliance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Details of what you need to do, should
you wish to pursue this course of action, are available from the
Information Commissioner’s website [2]http://www.ico.org.uk/concerns.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Alex Corcoran | Information Access Officer | Information Resilience &
Transparency Team | Kent County Council | Room 2.71, Sessions House,
Maidstone, ME14 1XQ | Phone 03000 419707 | Fax 03000 420303 |
[3]http://www.kent.gov.uk/about-the-council...
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