Decision details

Social Services Workforce - Child Care Social Workers

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To discuss options to support the recruitment and retention of experienced level 3 child care social workers in Social Services


Councillor Jones introduced the report which highlighted the urgent need to consider alternative employment solutions to ensure the Council had sufficient capacity and resilience to effectively support children and families.




That a time-limited market pay supplement for level 3 child care social workers be approved from 1st November 2021.

Report author: Craig Macleod

Publication date: 20/10/2021

Date of decision: 19/10/2021

Decided at meeting: 19/10/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/10/2021

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