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Freedom of Information Request

Children's Services

Received: 3 June 2021

May I please request the following information.


1. Organisational Structure of the Children's Social Care Directorate

I am looking to ascertain the full structure of the Children Services Directorate, from Head of Service through to Social Workers across each team, with the structure to include job titles.

2. Salary ranges within the Children's Social Care Directorate

I would like to request the salary ranges within the Children's Social Care Directorate please, inclusive of each team within the umbrella of services. The level of roles required for salary are:

1. Social Worker
2. Senior Social Worker
3. Consultant Social Worker
4. Family Group Conference Coordinator
5. Youth Offending Service Senior Practitioner
6. Team Manager
7. Leaving Care Advisor - Corporate Parenting and Permanence team.


3. Recruitment & Retention Allowances

Please provide information on the structure and amount of any recruitment and retention allowances (golden hellos) for any position within the Children's Social Care Directorate. Please state the roles and teams with which they are associated. Specifically, please provide information on recruitment and retention payments for the following:


1. Social Worker
2. Senior Social Worker
3. Consultant Social Worker
4. Family Group Conference Coordinator
5. Youth Offending Service Senior Practitioner
6. Team Manager
7. Leaving Care Advisor - Corporate Parenting and Permanence team.



4. Additional benefits

Please provide information on any additional benefits, enhancements or extra allowances received by workers in the Children's Social Care Directorate. Eg. Car allowance, annual leave, flexible working etc. Specifically, please provide information on recruitment and retention payments for the following:

1. Social Worker
2. Senior Social Worker
3. Consultant Social Worker
4. Family Group Conference Coordinator
5. Youth Offending Service Senior Practitioner
6. Team Manager
7. Leaving Care Advisor - Corporate Parenting and Permanence team.


5. Green Book - Pay scales

Please can you give information on whether the authority is signed up to the Green Book in regard to Children's Social Care roles and if so, how have any pay scales been formulated and implemented.

Outcome / Documents

  • 7371484 Attachment Family Services Structure Chart (Anon) - application/pdf - Download
  • Response (all information to be supplied) - application/pdf - Download