Publication - Statistics publication

Children's Social Work Statistics Scotland, No.1: 2012 Edition

Published: 29 Feb 2012
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781780456805

statistics on children looked after, child protection and secure care and close support accommodation statistics

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Children's Social Work Statistics Scotland, No.1: 2012 Edition
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The average cost per secure bed per week during 2010-11 was £5,200, ranging from £4,820 to £5,450.

On 31 July 2011, there were 549 staff working across the secure estate, of which 22 were temporary. There were 43 vacancies, of which 17 had been vacant for more than three months. In close support, there were 105 staff, of which 3 were temporary. There were 3 vacancies, of which 1 had been vacant for more than three months (see table 3.2).

TABLE 3.2: SECURE CARE AND CLOSE SUPPORT ACCOMMODATION STAFF AS AT 31 JULY 2011

 Secure Care Care staff Teachers/Instructors   Other staff Total
Full time Part time Full time Part time Full time Part time
Permanent Staff 271 37 52 8 129 30 527
Temporary Staff 15 1 3 2 1 0 22
Total number of staff 286 38 55 10 130 30 549
Current vacancies 37 0 0 2 2 2 43
…of which were long term 14 0 0 0 2 1 17
Vacancies as a % of all posts 11.5% 0.0% 0.0% 16.7% 1.5% 6.3% 7.3%
 Close Support Care staff   Total      
Full time Part time        
Permanent Staff 95 7 102        
Temporary Staff 2 1 3        
Total number of staff 97 8 105        
Current vacancies 3 0 3        
…of which were long term 1 0 1        
Vacancies as a % of all posts 3.0% 0.0% 2.8%        

Note: Long-term vacancies are those lasting more than 3 months.
Reported usage relates only to close support care provided in dedicated close support units, and does not include any close support provided in alternative settings.


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