Use of agency social workers and total spend for 1/4/17 to 31/3/18

The number of qualified social workers who were working on a temporary (agency) basis at the Council on Monday 2nd April 2018, analysed by:

Children’s Services social work roles

42 agency social workers. This represents approx.16% of the total overall Children’s Social Worker workforce.

Adults’ Services social work roles

23 agency social workers. This represents approx.13% of the total overall Adult’s Social Worker workforce.

What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency) social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/17 to 31/3/18.