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 Monday 3rd April 2017, analysed 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 1/4/16 to 31/3/17.

Yours faithfully,

Rob Parker

PPD - FOI, North East Lincolnshire Council

Dear Mr Parker

 

I am pleased to acknowledge your request for information, which has been
allocated the reference number NELC/4977/1718.

Your request has been passed to the relevant department for processing and
you can expect your response within the 20 working day limit. If it will
take us longer than 20 working days to respond to you, we will inform you
of this and provide you with the expected date for receiving a response.

 

However with regard to Adults’ Services social work roles, 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 (now North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group).
After checking with services within the Council we are able to confirm we
do not hold the information to answer this element of your query.

 

We would suggest you contact the North East Lincolnshire Clinical
Commissioning Group directly for this information, their contact details
can be found on the website below.

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

Further information about how we will deal with your Freedom of
Information requests is available on our website at:

[2]https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/council-infor....

Please feel free to contact me if you require any further information or
assistance quoting the reference number above.

 

Yours sincerely on behalf of North East Lincolnshire Council

 

Feedback Officer

 

 

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PPD - FOI, North East Lincolnshire Council

Dear Mr Parker

 

Thank you for your information request, reference number NELC/4977/1718. 
I wish to 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 Monday 3rd April 2017, analysed by:

 

a)    Children’s Services social work roles

17

 

b)   Adults’ Services social work roles

0 (Adult social care in NEL is provided by Focus independent adult social
work)

 

2 – What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency)
social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/16 to 31/3/17.

£320,904.39

 

If you believe that your request for information has not been handled in
accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, you have the right to
request an internal review by the Council. Please be clear about which
elements of the Council’s response or handling of the request you are
unhappy with, and would like the Council to address during the internal
review process.  If following this you are still dissatisfied you may
contact the Office of the Information Commissioner. If you wish to request
an internal review, please contact me and I will make the necessary
arrangements.

 

Yours sincerely on behalf of North East Lincolnshire Council

 

Feedback Officer

 

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