Freedom of Information Request

Social Workers

Received: 7 October 2022

I am undertaking some research into the lived experiences of Black Social Workers. As such, I am making a Freedom of Information Request from all London Boroughs on the following areas:

Request clarified on 7 November 2022 to the following.
 What is the total number of Social Workers employed by your Local Authority, and what is the make up of that number in regards to ethnicity?
 What is the total number of Black Social Workers in your Local Authority employed in these positions: a) Social Worker, b) Senior Social Worker, c) Advanced Practitioner, d) Practice Consultant, e) Deputy or Assistant Team Manager, f) Team Manager, g) Service Manager, h) Deputy or Assistant Director, and i) Director?
 From January 2021 to September 2022. How many complaints of racism have been made by Black Social Workers, and how many of these complaints have resulted in the Black Social Worker leaving the Local Authority before the complaint was resolved, or within six months of making the complaint, or it being resolved?
 How many complaints have been made against Black Social Workers by White Social Workers?
 How many Black Social Workers are a) on any Diversity Board / Diversity Committee / Diversity Group within your Local Authority, and b) how many of the Heads or Leads of these boards, committees or groups are Black?
 How many Locum Social Workers are employed by your Local Authority?

Many thanks in advance, and do let me know if you require any further information, or clarification.

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (some not held) - application/pdf - Download