FOI Request - Social Workers

Request 101000212237

1. The number of social workers employed in each of the last 3 years

2. The average case load for each social worker in each of the past 3 years

3. The number of complaints made against social workers in each of the last 3 years and the reason for the complaint

4. The number of social workers specialising in work with children and young people (up to age 18)

5. The number of social workers sacked in each of the last 3 years and the reasons for termination of employment

6. The number of social workers subject to internal disciplinary proceedings in each of the last 3 years and the reasons

7. The number of complaints made by social workers and the reasons for the complaint in each of the last 3 years

8. The number of social workers off work due to stress in each of the last 3 years

9. The budget allocated to social work departments in each of the last 3 years

10. The number of social work assistants employed in each of the last 3 years

11. The average case load for each social work assistant in each of the past 3 years

12. The number of complaints made against social work assistants in each of the last 3 years and the reason for the complaint

13. The number of social work assistants specialising in work with children and young people (up to age 18)

14. The number of social work assistants sacked in each of the last 3 years and the reasons for termination of employment

15. The number of social work assistants subject to internal disciplinary proceedings in each of the last 3 years and the reasons

16. The number of complaints made by social work assistants and the reasons for the complaint in each of the last 3 years

17. The number of social work assistants off work due to stress in each of the last 3 years

Clarification Sought 10-01-2014

Q1 and Q10 - is this how many new social workers/social work assistants were employed in the last 3 years or is it how many social workers/social work assistants we had in each of the last 3 years?

Clarification Received 10-01-2014

How many social workers/assistants employed in total (i.e not just new employees).

Response 04-02-2014

Adult Services 

1. 2011/12 - 118   2012/13 - 119    2013/14 - 121

2. This information is not held and is therefore exempt under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

3. 2011/12 - 0   2012/13 - 1   2013/14 - 1

4. N/A

5. None

6. This information is for Adult and Children Services 

2011 - 1   2012 - 0   2013 - 1

The reason is exempt under Section 38(1)(b) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002; Personal Information (personal data - breach of data protection principles), due to very low number.

7. None

8. This information is for Adult and Children Services.

2011/2012 - 14   2012/2013 - 28   2013/2014 - 15

9. 2012/13 £38,186     2011/12 £36,906     2010/11 £37.565

10. No such post

11. N/A

12. N/A

13. N/A

14. N/A

15. N/A

16. N/A

17. N/A

Children's Services

1. 2011/2012 - 162    2012/2013 - 190    2013/2014 - 197

2. Moray Youth Justice – average case load 6/8 cases

Continuing Support East Team – average case load 13 (previously Moray East Team average case load = 16 cases)

Continuing Support West Team – average case load 15/20 cases (previously Moray West Team average case load = same level 15/20 cases)

Intake Team – average case load – 15 cases

3. 2011 - 11     2012 - 5     2013 - 15

Various reasons were alleged.

4. 2011/2012 - 96    2012/2013 - 103    2013/2014 -111

5. None

6. See Q6 above.

7. None

8. See Q8 above.

9. The information you requested can be found here.  The figures are for Integrated Children Services therefore including part of Education.

10. No such post.

11. N/A

12. N/A

13. N/A

14. N/A.

15. N/A

16. N/A

17. N/A

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