Social Work Leadership and Diversity on senior management board

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Dear Hackney Borough Council,

I would like to request the below information in line with the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000.

• 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.

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.

Yours faithfully,

Mark Harvey

Hackney Borough Council

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Information Management,

Dear Mark Harvey

 

Re: Your Freedom of Information Request.

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received on 2 August.
Having given due consideration to the request, we are able to supply the
following in response to your request:

 

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

We do not have an ASC Board

Senior Management Team comprises 7 staff

 

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

Four of the Senior Management Team 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?

Yes

 

Is The Principal Social Worker a board member?

Yes

 

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

The Senior Management Team comprise 2 males and 5 females

 

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

The Senior Management Team comprise: 4 White English, 1 White Other, 1
African Caribbean, 1 Asian

 

If you are dissatisfied with this response and wish to appeal, please
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Information Management Team (FOI)

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Kind regards

 

Simon Galczynski

Director of Adult Services

Hackney Council

The contents of this email are confidential to the intended recipient at
the email address to which it has been addressed. It may not be disclosed
to or used by anyone other than this addressee, nor may it be copied in
any way. If received in error, please contact Hackney Council,
www.hackney.gov.uk on 020 8356 3000 (out of hours - 020 8356 2300) quoting
the name of the sender and the addressee and then delete it from your
system. Please note that neither Hackney Council nor the sender accepts
any responsibility for viruses and it is your responsibility to scan the
email and attachments (if any). No contracts may be concluded on behalf of
Hackney Council by means of email communications.Please note that Hackney
Council reserves the right to monitor emails for the purpose of monitoring
or communications relevant to the Company’s business under the
Telecommunications (Lawful Business Practice) (Interception Of
Communications) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000/2699) ("the Regulations") for
the following reasons: to investigate or detect the unauthorised use of
the systems, e.g. that this policy is being observed, that no
discriminatory or offensive content appears in emails; to maintain an
adequate level of security for our computer systems; to detect any
computer viruses; to check mailboxes of absent employees. To exercise its
right under the Regulations, Hackney Council must have made all reasonable
efforts to inform every person who may use the system that interception
may take place and this notice to you should be regarded as such
notification..

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