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Friday, 17 February 2017

Statistics: Dept for Education - Children's social work workforce 2016 - England

Written by The Editorial Team
This experimental statistical first release provides national and local level information on the children and family social work workforce in English local authorities for the year ending 30 September 2016.

This experimental statistical first release includes information on:

  • number of children and family social workers
  • number of agency workers working as children and family social workers
  • vacancy rate of children and family social workers
  • turnover rate of children and family social workers
  • sickness absence of children and family social workers

It is based on the statutory children and family social work workforce data collection.

This is the fourth year that statistics have been published based on data collected from local authorities on the children and family social work workforce.