Use of Agency social workers

Bob Lee made this Freedom of Information request to Caerphilly County Borough Council

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Dear Caerphilly County Borough 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 2020, split by:

a) Children’s Services social work roles
b) Adults’ Services social work roles

2 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency) basis at the Council on 3rd August 2020, split by:

a) Children’s Services social work roles
b) Adults’ Services social work roles

3 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency) social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/19 to 31/3/20?

Yours faithfully,

Bob Lee

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Dear Bob Lee

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Thank you for your request for information received on 18^th August 2020.
We have considered your request and enclose the following information:

 

(1) How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on 1st April 2020, split by :a) Children’s Services
social work roles and b) Adults’ Services social work roles.

 

8 - Adult Services 

3 - Children Services

 

(2) How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on 3^rd August 2020, split by :a) Children’s
Services social work roles and b) Adults’ Services social work roles

 

7- Adult Services  

4 - Children Services

 

(3) What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency)
social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/19 to 31/3/20?

 

£606,626.22

 

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