FOI Request - Social Worker Employment Data

Request 101002169442

1. In each of the past three years, how many (i) part-time and (ii) full-time social workers have been employed by the council?
2. In each of the past three years, how many social workers have been employed at each pay grade?
3. In each of the past three years, how many vacancies for social workers has the council advertised?
4. In each of the past three years, how many days absence for medical reasons were recorded for social workers?

Clarification : Broken down by adult and children's social work departments

Response 21-06-2019

In accordance with section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 please be advised that a breakdown by children/ adult social workers is not held. 

1. and 2. 

  01/04/2017 01/04/2018 01/04/2019
Full-time social workers
Part-time social workers
Paid at Grade 6
Paid at Grade 9
Paid at Grade 10
55
24
0
71
8
78
34
5
90
17
79
30
4
86
19

This includes Social Workers in Training, Social Workers and Senior/Supervisory Social Workers.

3. 

2017 – 21 vacancies
2018 – 22 vacancies
2019 so far– 10 vacancies

4. 

2017 – 1112 days (In accordance with section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 please be advised that information is only held from 1 April 2017 onwards)
2018 – 1787 days
2019 so far – 1108 days

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