Use of Agency social workers

Rose Smith made this Freedom of Information request to Torfaen County Borough Council

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Dear Torfaen Council,

Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency) basis at the Council on 1st April 2020, split by:

a) Children’s Services social work roles
b) Adults’ Services social work roles

2 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency) basis at the Council on 3rd August 2020, split by:

a) Children’s Services social work roles
b) Adults’ Services social work roles

3 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency) social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/19 to 31/3/20?

Yours faithfully,

Rose Smith

TCBC - FOI, Torfaen County Borough Council

Dear Ms Smith,

 

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Chris Corten

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GWYBODAETH

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TCBC - FOI, Torfaen County Borough Council

Dear Ms Smith,

 

20/278: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Thank you for your email dated 21/08/2020 requesting information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.  I am now in a position to respond to
your questions as follows:

 

Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of
Information Act:

 

1 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on 1st April 2020, split by:

a) Children’s Services social work roles - 2

b) Adults’ Services social work roles  - 0

 

2 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on 3rd August 2020, split by:

a) Children’s Services social work roles - 2

b) Adults’ Services social work roles - 0

 

3 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency)
social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/19 to 31/3/20?
Social Care - £119,494.14

 

 

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Yours sincerely

 

 

Chris Corten

ASSISTANT COMPLAINTS/FOI MANAGER / RHEOLWR CYNORTHWYOL CWYNION/RHYDDID
GWYBODAETH

Resources Directorate/Cyfarwyddiaeth Adnoddau

Torfaen County Borough Council / Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Torfaen

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