Would you kindly provide the following information under Freedom of Information:-
In the past 12 calendar months:-
• How many staff have undergone a DSE Assessment by a third party provider
• Of these, which organisation undertook the assessment
In answer to both these questions, we can confirm that:
19 assessments were undertaken by IMASS on our behalf.
1324 assessment were undertaken via an internal team who process DSE Assessments through a “bought in” DSE Assessment System called Oshens which is supplied via Optima Diagnostics.
• Is the Council contracted to this organisation and, if so, until when
The contract with IMASS runs until 31st March 2020.
The contract with Optima Diagnostics runs until 31st March 2019
• How many staff (approx) is employed by your council
Currently, we have 3545.35 FTE’s / Headcount 4210