Dear Halton 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

Halton Borough Council

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Thank You

Sarah
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RutlandHouseSharedAdminTeam, Halton Borough Council

Good Afternoon Mr Lee

 

Please find below the Children’s response to your recently requested FOI. 
The Adults side will be answered by someone else.

 

Hope this meets with your approval

 

 

 

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 - a) Children’s Services social
work roles 27
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?
£1,647,239.82

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regards

FOI Admin Team

 

 

 

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Good Morning Mr Lee

 

Please find attached the response to FOI request from Halton Borough
Council

 

Kind regards

 

Customer Care Officer

Runcorn Town Hall

Heath Road

Runcorn

0151 511 6941

 

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