Use of Agency social workers

Bob Lee made this Freedom of Information request to Caerphilly County Borough Council

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Dear Caerphilly County Borough 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 2021, split by:

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

2 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency) social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/20 to 31/3/21?

Yours faithfully,

Bob Lee

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Dear Bob Lee

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Thank you for your request for information received on 12th April 2021.
We have considered your request and enclose the following information:

 

1) How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on 1^st April 2021, split by:

a) Children’s Services social work roles

 

On 1st April 2021 there were 2 Senior Social Worker’s and 3 Social
Worker’s working on a temporary (agency) basis at the Council in
Children Services

 

b) Adults’ Services social work roles

 

On 1st April 2021 there were 2 Senior Practitioner’s, 1 Senior Social
Worker and 4 Social Worker’s working on a temporary (agency) basis at
the Council in Adult Services

 

2) What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency)
social work professionals during the financial year 1^st April 2020 to
31^st March 2021

 

The spend for qualified social work professionals from 1^st April 2020 to
31^st March 2021 was £747,369.09.

 

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