Use of agency social workers

Rose Smith made this Freedom of Information request to Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:
1 – The number of qualified social workers who were working on a temporary (agency) basis at the Council on Monday 2nd April 2018, 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 1/4/17 to 31/3/18.

Yours faithfully,

Rose Smith

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Ms Smith

 

Please see below Wirral Council’s response to your recent Freedom of
Information request.

 

1 – The number of qualified social workers who were working on a temporary
(agency) basis at the Council on Monday 2nd April 2018, analysed by:

 

a) Children’s Services social work roles

b) Adults’ Services social work roles

 

Children’s Services 74
Adult Services 4

 

 

2 – What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency)
social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/17 to 31/3/18.

 

£4,596,152.32

 

We trust this information is of use to you.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Lynette Paterson

Principal Information Management Officer

Business Management - Digital

 

Treasury Building

Argyle Street
Birkenhead
Wirral
CH41 1AH

 

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