Issue details

Recruiting and retaining social workers in Children's Services - Proposals to pay recruitment and stability allowances

To secure the recruitment and retention of key front-line social workers in Children's Services. Full details of the business case are detailed below.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/05/2022

Decision due: 11 Apr 2022 by Chief Executive

Lead director: Peter Bungard


Background papers

  • Ofsted Inspection Report (2017)  
  • Accelerated Improvement Plan (January 2021)  
  • Children’s Services Workforce Strategy (2019 – 2022)  
  • Longitudinal study of child and family social workers (DfE, 2021)