Use of Agency social workers

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Dear Sutton 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,

Mary Watts

LBS FOI, Sutton Borough Council

Dear Mary Watts 
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to total number of temporary social workers in Children's and Adult
services on 01/04/2021, total spend on temporary (agency) work
professionals during the financial year 1/4/20 to 31/3/21
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HR Data,

Dear Mary,

I refer to your request for information received on 19/04/2021 concerning
Temporary qualified social workers and total spend on agency work
professionals.

 

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 - 47
b) Adults’ Services social work roles - 25
Finance (LBS)
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? -
£4,128,219

 

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