Use of Agency social workers

Rob Parker made this Freedom of Information request to North East Lincolnshire Council

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Dear North East Lincolnshire 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,

Rob Parker

Freedom Of Information (NELC), North East Lincolnshire Council

 

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Freedom Of Information (NELC), North East Lincolnshire Council

Dear Sir / Madam

 

Thank you for your information request, reference number NELC/21084/2021.
I can confirm that North East Lincolnshire Council holds the following
information:

 

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

15

b) Adults’ Services social work roles

None

North East Lincolnshire Council’s Adult Social Care provision merged with
the Primary Care Trust in September 2007 to form the North East
Lincolnshire Care Trust Plus, which is now the North East Lincolnshire
Clinical Commissioning Group. North East Lincolnshire Council does not
hold the information to answer your query.

We would suggest you contact the North East Lincolnshire Clinical
Commissioning Group directly for this information; their contact details
are available on the website below:

[1]http://www.northeastlincolnshireccg.nhs....

 

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?

£1,645,815.467

 

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Yours sincerely

 

North East Lincolnshire Council

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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