Statistics around agency spend in Social Services for 2017

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Shelley Stonehouse

Dear Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council,

Can you please provide the following information around Agency workers and overall spend in 2017 within your social services departments

Children's Services - current agency workers
How many agency Team Managers, Snr practitioners & Qualified Social Workers at this time (week commencing 20.11.2017)

Adults Services - current agency workers
How many agency Team Managers, Snr Practitioners, Social Workers & AMHP's at this time (week commencing 20.11.2017)

Can you please confirm what your overall spend in Adults Services has been on the above agency roles from Jan 2017 - Oct 2017

Can you please confirm what your overall spend in Children's services has been on the above agency roles from Jan 17 - Oct 17

Can you please confirm who your master vendor is for the supply of agency staff into social services

Can you please confirm the % of filled roles via your master vendor in Social Services for the above roles and the value of spend from Jan - Oct 2017 on these placements

Can you please confirm the % of filled roles via Off contract agencies in Social Services for the above roles and the value of spend from Jan - Oct 2017 on these placements.

Yours faithfully,

Shelley Stonehouse

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Ms Stonehouse
I am writing to respond to your recent request for information. This
request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The response to your request is detailed below.
Can you please provide the following information around Agency workers and
overall spend in 2017 within your social services departments
Figure illustrates spend from 28 January 2017 to 5 December 2017 = £454,
263.21 (Includes roles of Social Worker, Occupational Therapist and
Residential Support Workers)
 
Children's Services - current agency workers How many agency Team
Managers, Snr practitioners & Qualified Social Workers at this time (week
commencing 20.11.2017) – 2
 
Adults Services - current agency workers How many agency Team Managers,
Snr Practitioners, Social Workers & AMHP's at this time (week commencing
20.11.2017) – 5
 
Can you please confirm what your overall spend in Adults Services has been
on the above agency roles from Jan 2017 - Oct 2017 - ADULTS From 28 Jan 17
to 31 Oct 17 = £ 233,884.82
 
Can you please confirm what your overall spend in Children's services has
been on the above agency roles from Jan 17 - Oct 17 - C&F From 28 Jan 17
to 31 Oct 17 = £ 42,442.25
 
Can you please confirm who your master vendor is for the supply of agency
staff into social services - Reed Plc as a MSP (Managed Service Provider)
wef 28 January 2017
 
Can you please confirm the % of filled roles via your master vendor in
Social Services for the above roles and the value of spend from Jan - Oct
2017 on these placements - £276,327.07
 
Can you please confirm the % of filled roles via Off contract agencies in
Social Services for the above roles and the value of spend from Jan - Oct
2017 on these placements. None – no off contract approved
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