Use of Agency social workers

Bob Lee made this Freedom of Information request to Slough Children's Services Trust Limited
This authority is not subject to FOI law, so is not legally obliged to respond (details).

The request was successful.

Dear Slough Children's Services Trust Limited,

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 trust 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, Slough Children's Services Trust Limited

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Dear Mr Lee,

 

Thank you for your FOI request dated 21^st April.

 

Please find below the information you have requested.

 

Regards

 

Slough Borough Council

FOI Officer

 

 

Question 1 1 - How many qualified social workers were working on a
temporary (agency) basis at the trust on 1st April 2021:

 

a)     Slough Children First social work roles

b)     Adults’ Services social work roles

 
Answer 1 a)     74

b)    0

 

Question 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?
Answer 2 Please be advised that for the period 01/10/2015 – 31/03/2021
Slough Children’s Services Trust was in operation as a private
limited company and as such they were not subject to the
Freedom of Information Act.

Slough Childrens First will not respond to requests which
relate to the period 01/10/2015 – 31/03/2021 where Slough
Children’s Services Trust were the data controllers this
includes Financial and HR records (including staffing and
finance information including budgets).

Financial Information for Slough Children’s Services Trust for
their periods of operation are available via Companies House –
[1]Slough Children's Services Trust, Companies House Filing
History.

Workforce data for Slough Children’s Services Trust for their
periods of operation are available via Department of Education
– [2]Children’s social work workforce returns.

 

 

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Slough Borough Council, Observatory House, 25 Windsor Road,  Slough,
Berkshire, SL1 2EL. You should do this as soon as possible, or, in any
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Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Telephone: 0303 123 1113 Website: [4]www.ico.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

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