FOI Request - Vacancies Within Children's Services

Request 101000277302

1.  As of August 2014 how many permanent Qualified Social Worker, Senior Social Worker, Senior Practitioner, Team Manager and Service Manager vacancies are open within Children’s services?

2. As of August 2014 how many permanent Qualified Social Worker, Senior Social Worker, Senior Practitioner, Team Manager and Service Manager vacancies are open within Adults services?

3.  Can you provide the contact name, number and email address for the individual responsible for the recruitment and retention of permanent and agency social work staff.

4.  How many agency social work staff does the council employ as of August 21st 2014?

5.  Does the council engage in a preferred supplier agreement to employ agency and permanent social work staff?
(a) If yes, who is on the PSL
(b) If no, how does the council recruit agency and permanent social work staff?

6.  Under what circumstances would the council engage agency or permanent social work staff outside of these agreements?

7.  When does the current agreement/PSL come to an end?

Response 12-09-2014

1.  

Question Service/ Position Names

Qualified Social Worker

Senior Social Worker/ Senior Practitioner

Team Manager

Service Manager

1

Children’s Services

3.28

5

1

1

2.

Question Service/ Position Names

Qualified Social Worker

Senior Social Worker/ Senior Practitioner

Team Manager

Service Manager

2

Community Care

5.3

0.89

1

 

3.  This is a matter that is delegated to service managers who must operate within agreed staffing budgets.

4.  Not aware of any agency Social Work staff employed by the organisation.

5.  (a)  as above

     (b)  permanent SW staff are recruited through myjobscotland.gov.uk website

6.  None

7.  N/A

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