Use of Agency social workers

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Gloucestershire County Council should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Gloucestershire County 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,

Mary Watts