Statistics around agency spend in Social Services for 2017

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Shelley Stonehouse

Dear Hull City 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
National Account Manager

Information Governance, Hull City Council

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Information Governance, Hull City Council

Dear Ms Stonehouse,

 

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We acknowledge receipt of your information request received on 27 November
2017 which is being processed according to the Freedom of Information Act
(2000).

 

The legislation allows us 20 working days to respond which takes us to 27
December 2017.  There are some circumstances under which this deadline may
be extended legally but we will inform you as soon as we know if these
apply.

 

 

 

Questions

 

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.

 

 

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

 

Information Governance Team

Town Clerk's Service

Hull City Council

Tel: 01482 300300

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Information Governance, Hull City Council

Dear Ms Stonehouse

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request - 001991/17

 

With regard to your Freedom of Information request received on 27 November
2017, please find our response below.

 

 

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)

 

35.

 

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

 

8.

 

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

 

£196,866.64.

 

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

 

£1,368,067.31.

 

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

 

Comensura.

 

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

 

100% - see figures above.

 

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.

 

0%

 

 

We hope that you will be satisfied with our response and should you
require any further information then please do not hesitate to contact
us. 

 

 

Should you wish to complain about our response in any way this must
initially be done by e-mailing [1][Hull City Council request email] or by
contacting us at The Information Governance Team, The Guildhall, Alfred
Gelder Street, Hull, HU1 2AA.

 

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may take your complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office, the
government body established to enforce the legislation.

 

Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Web site: [2]https://ico.org.uk

Report a concern: [3]https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

Email: [4][email address]

Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 (national rate)

 

ICO states that any emails you choose to send to them, or that they send
to you, are not secure as email messages can be intercepted.  ICO asks
that you include a contact telephone number on any emails you send to
them. 

 

The Council’s Freedom of Information Policy, which includes the charging
policy, is available on request and from the web site
[5]www.hullcc.gov.uk.  Also available is a booklet on ‘Accessing
Information from Hull City Council’ which explains how to request
information and your rights (according to the Data Protection Act 1998 and
The Freedom of Information Act 2000).

 

 

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Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Information Governance

Town Clerk's Service

Hull City Council

Tel: 01482 300300

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