Dear Neath Port Talbot 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

FOI Team, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

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Yvonne Jenkins, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

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Good afternoon,

 

With reference to your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act, I acknowledge receipt of your correspondence which I
received 19^th April 2021. Your enquiry is being dealt with by Human
Resources Services who will respond as soon as possible.

 

Kind regards,

 

Yvonne Jenkins

Directorate Support Coordinator

Directorate Support Team

Tel: 01639 763035

 
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Catherine Lewis, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

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FAO Bob Lee

 

Dear Sir

 

In reply to your FOI request of 19^th April 2021, the Council’s response
is as follows:

 

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 -   2

 

       b) Adults’ Services social work roles -  nil

 

 

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?

     

       £91,351

 

 

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Requestor: Bob Lee (ID: 4725)

Requestor Email: [11][FOI #748969 email]

Subject: Use of Agency Social Workers

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Date Received: 19/04/2021

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