Leaving care posts and budgets

What was the budget for your authority’s Leaving Care team for each of these financial years: 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17?

Financial YearAmount
2014 – 2015£1,544,000
2015 – 2016£1,634,000
2016 – 2017£1,858,000

How many Personal Adviser FTE and PTE posts were there for each of the three above financial years?

2014 – 2015 – None

At 31/3/2016 – 18 posts (14 full time, 4 part time). Total 16.04 FTE

At 31/3/2017 – 24 posts (19 full time, 5 part time). Total 22.44 FTE

How many individuals were employed by your authority as Personal Advisers during each of these three years? (by year please)

1/6/15 – 31/3/16 18

1/4/17 – 31/3/17 28 – including four who left during the year

Were any employment agencies used to fill these posts during each of these three years? If so, how many posts for each year? What was the total spend with agencies for these roles for each year?

2014 – 2015 – None

2015 – 2016 – We hold this information but as disclosure would potentially identify individuals it is exempt under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Section 40 – Personal Data.

2016 – 2017 – None