Freedom of information response

Children's Social Workers

Publication date: 
Thursday 4 April 2019
Request: 

1. Since 1/1/2018 has the Council used an external organisation to provide Children’s Social Work project team(s) to complete a specific piece of time bound work?
2. Can you confirm the number of Children’s Social Workers that were provided?
3. The area they worked e.g. Children in need, Referral and Assessment, Duty etc.
4. When did they start and finish?
5. The name of the organisation(s) that provided the Children’s Social Workers?
6. The total amount charged to the council for this service?

Response: 

Thurrock Council have not used a dedicated external organisation for children’s social care.

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Request reference:
FOI 8873