Dear Middlesbrough 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 20th May 2019, 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 1/4/18 to 31/3/19?

Yours faithfully,

Jim Ward

foi, Middlesbrough Council

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foi, Middlesbrough Council

 

Dear Mr Ward

 

REF NO: 014541  

 

I am writing to confirm that Middlesbrough Council has now completed its
search for the information you requested on 5 June 2019. 

 

In your request you asked for the following information:

 

1 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on Monday 20th May 2019, split by:

 

a) Children’s Services social work roles

 

Response: 28

 

b) Adults’ Services social work roles

 

Response: 0

 

2 – What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency)
social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/18 to 31/3/19?

 

Response:   

 

Spend 18/19 on Social Care Agency - £691,277.28, inclusive of VAT.

 

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