Social Work Leadership and Diversity on senior management board

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Dear Sutton Borough 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

LBS FOI, Sutton Borough Council

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LBS FOI, Sutton Borough Council

Dear Mr Harvey
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - REF NO
- F10908 (please quote in correspondence)
I acknowledge your request for information dated the 09 July 2017 relating
to Social Work Leadership And Diversity On Senior Management Board.
Your request is being considered and, if it is held, you will receive the
information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as
defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information
not being exempt or containing a reference to a third party.
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Yours sincerely
FOI Admin Officer
London Borough of Sutton

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Toby Meller, Sutton Borough Council

Dear Mr Harvey
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - REF NO - F10908
I refer to your request for information received on 11-07-2017 concerning
‘ Social Work Leadership And Diversity On Senior Management Board’ and the
below questions: 

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.
Unfortunately, I am unable to provide answers to your request as we do not
have a specific board. If you would like information relating to our
Senior Leadership Team for Adults Social Services instead, please submit a
new FOI request.

If you are unhappy with the way in which your request has been handled you
have the right to ask for an internal review.  Please notify us in writing
as soon as possible with the grounds upon which you feel the appeal is
justified to: [1][Sutton Borough Council request email]  or by post to Customer Care and
Improvement Team, Civic Offices, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, Surrey, SM1
1EA. 
We aim to respond to you within 20 working days of receiving your request.
If it is going to take longer we will let you know. 
Should you still be dissatisfied with the outcome you have the right to
refer to the Information Commissioner: Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow Cheshire, SK9 5AF [2]www.ico.org.uk 
 
Yours sincerely

Toby Meller 

Data & Intelligence Analyst 
Chief Execs Group
Customers, Commissioning and Governance Division
London Borough of Sutton
Civic Offices St Nicholas Way
Sutton SM1 1EA
020 8770 6054

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Dear Toby Meller,

Thank you for your response. Given that you do not have a board as stated i would like my original questions applied as below;

Where you do not operate an adult social care board I would like for the above questions to be applied to the senior management team that delivers adult social care functions and report to the Director of Social Service (DASS) or whoever fulfills this statutory role (if defined by a different name in your authority).

Further in the absence of a formal Adults Social Care Board can you advise whether the PSW forms part if the senior management team as defined above.

Please consider this as a request under the Freedom of Information Act
Yours sincerely,

Mark Harvey

LBS FOI, Sutton Borough Council

Dear Mr Harvey
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - REF NO
- F11080 (please quote in correspondence)
I acknowledge your request for information dated the 08 August 2017
relating to Follow On From F10908 Leadership And Diversity In Adult Social
Care Management Team.​
Your request is being considered and, if it is held, you will receive the
information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as
defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information
not being exempt or containing a reference to a third party.
If appropriate, the information may be provided in paper copy, normal font
size.  If you require alternative formats, e.g. language, audio, large
print, etc. then please let us know.
For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent release of the information you have requested.  There will be an
assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then the
information will not be released.  You will be informed if this is the
case, including your rights of appeal.
If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to
release the information to you.  You will be informed if this is the case.
A fee may be payable for this information.  This will be considered and
you will be informed if a fee is payable.  In this event the fee must be
paid before the information is processed and released.  The 20 working day
time limit is suspended until receipt of the payment.
Please be advised that in line with London Borough of Sutton's commitment
to transparency, in due course an anonymous copy of your request and our
response may be published on our website.
Yours sincerely
FOI Admin Officer
London Borough of Sutton
From: Mark Harvey <[1][FOI #416957 email]>
Date: 8 August 2017 at 17:19
Subject: Re: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - REF
NO - F10908
To: Toby Meller <[2][email address]>

Dear Toby Meller,

Thank you for your response. Given that you do not have a board as stated
i would like my original questions applied as below;

Where you do not operate an adult social care board I would like for the
above questions to be applied to the senior management team that delivers
adult social care functions and report to the Director of Social Service
(DASS) or whoever fulfills this statutory role (if defined by a different
name in your authority).

Further in the absence of a formal Adults Social Care Board can you advise
whether the PSW forms part if the senior management team as defined above.

Please consider this as a request under the Freedom of Information Act
Yours sincerely,

Mark Harvey

Dear Toby Meller,

i would like to submit an FOI request in relation to the following questions.

The number of Adult Social Care (Social Services) senior managers

• 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 is a member of the senior management team

• The gender split of the Adult Social Care senior management team

• The ethnicity split as defined by UK Census categories of the Adult Social Care senior management team.

Yours sincerely,

Mark Harvey

Benjamin Bennett, Sutton Borough Council

Dear Mr. Mark Harvey, 

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - REF NO -
F11080 dated the 08 August 2017.

 

I refer to your request for information received concerning (Follow On
From)

 F10908 Leadership And Diversity In Adult Social Care Management Team.

Questions

 

 •       The number that have a social work qualification and are
currently
 registered with the HCPC - see below

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

 •       Is The Principal Social Worker a board member - Cannot respond to
as no specific board specified 

 •       The gender split of the Adult Social Care (Social Services)
Board. - Split as below

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

 

 

Adult Social Care: Senior Qualification HCPC
Management
Assistant Director of Adults Social Social Work Undergrad degree Yes
Care and Safeguarding (NI)
Head of Mental Health, Transitions, Social work Degree (Post Yes
Community and Clinical Health (GP) graduate)

Social Policy and Social Work
Studies (post graduate degree)
Head of Service: Hospital and Social work Degree (Post Yes
Integrated locality teams and graduate)
Reablement (SR)
Social Policy and Social Work
Studies (post graduate degree)
Head of Initial Contact, Adult Psychology (Undergraduate Degree) No
Safeguarding and Service
Transformation (PH) Master of Arts in Management of
Community Care Distinction (Post
Graduate)
Principal Social Worker (JC) Social Work Undergrad degree Yes
Gender Split
Male 3
Female 2

 

Ethnicity  Split
4 White (English/ Welsh/Irish/Scottish/Northern Irish/British)
1 Not known/ Not provided

 

If you are unhappy with the way in which your request has been handled you
have the right to ask for an internal review.  Please notify us in writing
as soon as possible with the grounds upon which you feel the appeal is
justified to : [1][Sutton Borough Council request email]  or by post to Customer Care and
Improvement Team, Civic Offices, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1EA.

We aim to respond to you within 20 working days of receiving your request.
If it is going to take longer we will let you know.

 

Should you still be dissatisfied with the outcome you have the right to
refer to the Information Commissioner: Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF [2]www.ico.org.uk.

 

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Data and Intelligence Manager 
Chief Executives Office
Customers, Commissioning and Governance Division
London Borough of Sutton
Civic Offices St Nicholas Way
Sutton SM1 1EA

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