Temporary and Agency Social Care Staff

1. What was the total number of social workers at your organisation at the end of the last financial year (31.3.2021)?

  Children’s services Adult services
Permanent social workers  211  209
Temporary (agency) social workers  67  20

 2. What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency) social workers during the last 3 financial years?

Children’s services Adult services
2020/21  £5,313,557 £   943,298
2019/20  £4,719,152 £1,073,408
2018/19  £3,714,912 £1,270,314

 3. Which agency/ies for adult and children social care temporary staffing have you used in the last financial year (2020/21)?

Ackerman Pierce Limited
AIR (UK) Consultancy Services Limited t/a AIR Social Care
Aurora Resourcing Limited
BWR Recruitment Limited t/a Total Social
Caritas Recruitment Limited
Charles Hunter Associates Limited
Commercial Services Trading Limited t/a Connect2Staff
Diverse Rec Limited t/a Social Personnel
DNU – HCL Social Care Limited
Eden Brown Limited
Executive Resource Group Limited
HCL Workforce Solutions Limited
Liquid Personnel Limited
Maxxima Limited t/a Labmed Recruitment
NonStop Consulting Limited
Parker Rose Recruitment Limited
Pertemps Professional Recruitment Limited
Pixel Personnel Limited
Randstad Public Services Limited
Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited
Sanctuary Personnel Limited
Sensus Associates Limited
Seven Resourcing Limited
SW Locums Limited
Tempest Resourcing Limited
Tripod Partners Limited
Triumph Consultants Limited

4. Which of the following model(s) are you using to manage your social care temporary staffing spend?

  1. Master Vendor
  2. Neutral Vendor
  3. PSL

Devon County Council use Neutral Vendor