Decision details

Adult Social Care Workforce Sustainability

Decision Maker: Chief Executive, Director of Corporate Resources

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The NHS have agreed to allocate non-recurrent funding for use in the current financial year to the County Council to ease the burden on the health and care system. In discussion with Leicester and Leicestershire and Rutland NHS the Chief Executive and Director of Corporate Resources have agreed to allocate this funding for the purpose of workforce stabilisation, providing headroom funding to the local care workforce to help address capacity by incentivising workers to remain employed over the winter period when demand is expected to increase. The level of funding allocated to be determined by the level of take up.

Reason Key: Additional expenditure/savings significant to budget of service;;

Contact: Cat Tuohy Email: cat.tuohy@leics.gov.uk.

Publication date: 04/01/2022

Date of decision: 20/12/2021