Decision details

Recruitment of temporary Social Work Assistant posts to cover Social Work vacancies.

Reference: D54652

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


A. To externally recruit to a number of temporary social work assistant posts to support the social work teams in the interim.

B. Contracts will initially be offered for a 6-month period, with the ability to review and extend if the social work recruitment is unchanged at that point.

C. To establish 10 additional temporary SWA posts on the structure.

Wards Affected: Various;

Contact: Ruth Terry, Chief Officer, Children's Social Work 0113 3783629 Email:

Publication date: 18/11/2021

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